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Constantino Romero is a Actor Espagnol born on 29 may 1947 at Albacete (Espagne)

Constantino Romero

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Birth name Constantino Romero García
Nationality Espagne
Birth 29 may 1947 at Albacete (Espagne)
Death 12 may 2013 (at 65 years) at Barcelona (Espagne)

Constantino Romero García (29 May 1947 – 12 May 2013) was a Spanish TV and radio host and actor. Due to his deep voice, he was most known for dubbing into Spanish other actors like Clint Eastwood, James Earl Jones and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Terminator or The Expendables films.

Biography

Radio and TV
Romero was born in Albacete and grew up in Chinchilla de Monte-Aragón (Albacete) where his mother lives. All his family are from Chinchilla and Almansa. His professional career began as an announcer at Radio Barcelona and RNE until 1985 when he made his first appearance in television as the host of the program Ya sé que tienes novio. From 1987 to 1992 he presented the game show El tiempo es oro on TVE. Later he moved to Antena 3 where he was very popular.

Later he appeared in the regional TVs with the game show La Silla and replaced Silvia Jato in Pasapalabra in Antena 3 when she became a mother. He worked at CMT since 2002 to 2010. In 1984 he made his first stage appearance with L'Ópera de tres rals directed by Mario Gas. Both worked together in the musicals Sweeney Todd in 1995 and A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim. Another play in which he appeared was The Little Shop of Horrors, giving voice to the carnivorous plant.


Voice actor
He was known as a voice over actor for some famous actors. Among his notable appearances in Spanish versions of foreign-language films, he was the voice of William Shatner in Star Trek, of Arnold Schwarzenegger in The Terminator film series, of Sean Connery in Outland, and of James Earl Jones' role as Darth Vader where Romero, rather than Jones, says "I am your father" (Yo soy tu padre).

His voice also dubs in several Disney films, for example, in The Lion King, as Mufasa's voice, in The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, as Frollo's voice, and in Mulan, the Supreme Ancestor.


Awards
In 1999 he won an Antena de Oro Award and two TP de Oro awards.


Retirement and death
He retired on December 12, 2012, after his last job as a voice actor: Trouble with the Curve. He announced it through his Twitter account:

"Thanks for the affection. It's been 47 years of work. And a whole life. Radio, TV, theatre, dubbing. It's been worth it. A hug. That's all folks!*" (* in English in the original). He showed his thankfulness to his fans with the words "I've always known that the best part of my job were people".

He died on May 12, 2013, in Barcelona at the age of 65.

Best films

Earth (2007)
(Actor)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Constantino Romero (5 films)

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Actor

Snowflake, the White Gorilla, 1h26
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about apes, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Elsa Pataky, Constantino Romero, David Spade, Ariana Grande, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress
Rating45% 2.2954452.2954452.2954452.2954452.295445
Flocon de Neige est l'unique gorille albinos au monde : à ce titre, il est le centre de l'attention des touristes dans le zoo où il réside. Mais il n'est pas aimé par les autres gorilles et souffre de sa particularité. Flocon a heureusement plusieurs amis : Ailur, une panthère noire bouddhiste réincarnée dans le corps d'un panda rouge, et Paula (Claudia Abate), une gentille petite fille. Avec leur complicité, il décide de s'échapper du zoo et d'aller trouver la Sorcière du Nord (Elsa Pataky), qui fait partie de l'équipe du cirque voisin, dans l'espoir qu'elle pourra l'aider à devenir un gorille normal. Mais une fois échappés du zoo, les trois amis sont confrontés à Thomas, un homme superstitieux et méchant persuadé que la dépouille de Flocon lui fournirait le parfait porte-bonheur.
Snowflake, the White Gorilla, 1h26
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Actors Elsa Pataky, Constantino Romero, David Spade, Ariana Grande, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress
Roles Anvil
Rating45% 2.2969352.2969352.2969352.2969352.296935
Snowflake is special because she's the only white gorilla in the world and once she was too big to stay with her best friend and owner, Wendy, Snowflake became the zoo's main attraction. Children love her, but Petunia and Elvis' father Anvil doesn't because she's different. Snowflake tries to make friends with the other gorillas but Anvil wouldn't allow it. With the help of an eccentric red panda named Jenga, Elvis and Petunia, Snowflake plans a secret mission to sneak out of the zoo and venture into the dangerous city to find the witch Bruhmilda at the circus who can help her become a "normal" gorilla. Will Snowflake find the cure she's looking for or realize that there's something more important than fitting in-being true to yourself?
Earth
Earth (2007)
, 1h36
Directed by Alastair Fothergill
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Documentary
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Environmental films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Documentary films about environmental issues, Documentary films about nature, Children's films
Actors Constantino Romero, Patrick Stewart, James Earl Jones, Ken Watanabe, Ulrich Tukur
Roles Narrator
Rating79% 3.995193.995193.995193.995193.99519
Over the course of a calendar year, Earth takes the viewer on a journey from the North Pole in January to the South in December, revealing how plants and animals respond to the power of the sun and the changing seasons. The film focuses on three particular species, the polar bear, African bush elephant and humpback whale.
Say I Do
Say I Do (2004)
, 1h44
Genres Comedy
Actors Santi Millán, Paz Vega, Constantino Romero, Chus Lampreave, Santiago Segura, Ornella Muti
Roles Amador Rosales
Rating52% 2.6108152.6108152.6108152.6108152.610815
Víctor Martínez (Santi Millán) is a shy 36-year-old man working as an usher at a movie theater. He still lives with his mother (Chus Lampreave). By some mistake, he ends up in a reality show with Estrella Cuevas (Paz Vega), an aspiring actress. They win the contest and are sent off to spend some time together at a luxury hotel at Oropesa del Mar. According to their contract, they have to get married and not divorce for at least three years, otherwise the contract is annulled and they have to give back their winning of EUR 253,000. Although reluctant at first, Victor finally falls in love with Estrella.
Don Quixote
Directed by Orson Welles, Jesús Franco Manera
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Buddy films
Actors Akim Tamiroff, Paola Mori, Orson Welles, Patty McCormack, Fernando Rey, Constantino Romero
Rating63% 3.195643.195643.195643.195643.19564
Les aventures du Chevalier à la triste figure perdu entre la Terre et la Lune, confrontant le monde ancien à la modernité, dans une Espagne rêvée et reconstituée qui le conduit de la Manche à Pampelune en passant par l’Estrémadure… accompagné de son fidèle serviteur.