Carlos Larrañaga

Carlos Larrañaga Ladrón de Guevara (11 March 1937 – 30 August 2012) was a Spanish actor.

Carlos Larrañaga
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Born
Carlos Larrañaga Ladrón de Guevara

(1937-03-11)11 March 1937
Died30 August 2012(2012-08-30) (aged 75)
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Ana Escribano (2006–his death)
María Teresa Ortiz-Bau (2000–2006)
Ana Diosdado (1979–1999)
María Luisa Merlo (1959–1975)
AwardsCinema Writers Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor
2008 Luz de Domingo
TP de Oro Award for Best Actor
1993 Farmacia de Guardia
1995 Farmacia de Guardia

BiographyEdit

Personal lifeEdit

Larrañaga was born in Barcelona to actress María Fernanda Ladrón de Guevara, and was the half-brother of actress Amparo Rivelles. He was the father of Amparo Larrañaga, Pedro Larrañaga and Luis Merlo, all actors, and father-in-law of actress Maribel Verdú.

CareerEdit

His film debut was in 1941, at age four, in Alma de Dios, directed by Ignacio F. Iquino. His first success was in 1950 with Pequeñeces, directed by Juan de Orduña. He had a major supporting role in The Pride and the Passion with Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra and Sophia Loren and then starred in Ha llegado un ángel and El extraño viaje, among other films. His most remembered role is in the TV series Farmacia de guardia (1991–1995) directed by Antonio Mercero.[citation needed]

DeathEdit

Carlos Larrañaga died on 30 August 2012 at age 75 in Málaga.[1]

Selected filmographyEdit

  • Heart of Gold (1941) - Niño de Ezequiela
  • Serenata española (1947) - Isaac Albéniz (niño)
  • Cita con mi viejo corazón (1950)
  • Pequeñeces (1950) - Paquito
  • The Adventures of Gil Blas (1956) - Le Prince
  • The Pride and the Passion (1957) - Jose
  • Classe di ferro (1957)
  • La puerta abierta (1957) - Pedro
  • ...Y eligió el infierno (1957)
  • 15 bajo la lona (1959) - Fernando Fresneda
  • Parque de Madrid (1959)
  • Un vaso de whisky (1959) - Carlos Aranda
  • A sangre fría (1959) - Carlos
  • The Little Colonel (1960) - Teniente Eduardo Aranda
  • El traje de oro (1960) - Quique
  • Peaches in Syrup (1960) - Carlos
  • La moglie di mio marito (1961) - Baldassarre
  • Siega verde (1961) - Enric Pujalt
  • Ha llegado un ángel (1961) - Javier
  • Siempre es domingo (1961) - Luis Lara
  • La alternativa (1963)
  • El extraño viaje (1964) - Fernando
  • De cuerpo presente (1967) - Nelson
  • Escuela de enfermeras (1968) - Dr. Ramón Terán
  • Las amigas (1969) - Príncipe
  • Casa Flora (1973) - Ramón
  • Los pájaros de Baden-Baden (1975) - Ricardo
  • Las verdes praderas (1979) - Ricardo González de Sotillo
  • Los locos vecinos del 2º (1980) - Julio
  • Gay Club (1981) - Gobernador civil
  • 127 millones libres de impuestos (1981) - Manolo
  • Adolescencia (1982) - Antonio
  • Y del seguro... líbranos Señor! (1983) - Ramiro
  • Redondela (1987) - Arturo Méndez
  • Pesadilla para un rico (1996) - Álvaro
  • Atraco a las 3... y media (2003) - Otto
  • Tiovivo c. 1950 (2004) - Marcelino
  • Escuela de seducción (2004)
  • Bienvenido a casa (2006) - Andrés
  • The Last Gateway (2007) - Sheriff McOwen
  • Luz de domingo (2007) - Atila
  • Sangre de Mayo (2008) - Isidoro Máiquez
  • Malditos sean! (2011) - (segment "Alimenta la caja")
  • Los muertos no se tocan, nene (2011) - Doctor Salamoya (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EFE (30 August 2012). "Muere el actor Carlos Larrañaga a los 75 años". RTVE.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 August 2012.

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