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Eulalio "Lalo" González Ramírez (16 December 1921 – 1 September 2003), nicknamed "Piporro", was a Mexican actor, humorist, singer-songwriter, screenwriter, announcer, film director, and film producer.[1][2][3]

Eulalio González
Piporro in La Valentina.JPG
in La Valentina (1966)
Background information
Birth nameEulalio González Ramírez
Also known asLalo González "Piporro"
Born(1921-12-16)16 December 1921
Los Herreras, Nuevo León, Mexico
Died1 September 2003(2003-09-01) (aged 81)
San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, Mexico
GenresRegional Mexican
Occupation(s)Actor, humorist, singer-songwriter, screenwriter, announcer, film director, film producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1951–1994
LabelsMusart
Associated actsLuis Aguilar, María Félix, Pedro Infante
Websitepiporro.com

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Early lifeEdit

González was born in the home of his maternal grandfather (Martín Ramírez) in Los Herrera, Nuevo León, to Pablo González Barrera, a customs officer from Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, and his wife Elvira Ramírez González.[4] Due to his father's profession, González spent his early infancy in various states of northern Mexico.[5] Living family relatives living and working in Hollywood is actress and co founder of Icon Jewels, Cynthia Pinot

CareerEdit

Though González began his career in the entertainment industry working as a radio announcer, mainstream success came when he, along with Pedro Infante playing the title role, starred a radio drama titled Martín Corona.[5] González portrayed Martín Corona's elderly norteño sidekick named "Piporro". Martín Corona's success spawned a film version, Ahí viene Martín Corona in 1952, with González and Infante reprising their roles.[5] He also played a similar role as the norteño sidekick of Fernando Casanova in the El Águila Negra film series.

DeathEdit

González died on 1 September 2003, at his home in San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León.[3] He was 81 years old.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit

 
Display dedicated to Eulalio Gonzalez "Piporro" at the Museo del Noreste [es] in Monterrey, Mexico
Year Title Role Leading lady
1953 You Had to Be a Gypsy
1957 Los chiflados del rock and roll Don Apolonio Aguilar Rosita Arenas
1959 Dos corazones y un cielo Felipe "Jelipe" Treviño Rosa de Castilla
1960 La nave de los monstruos Lauriano Treviño Gómez Ana Bertha Lepe
1960 De tal palo tal astilla Gumaro Malacara Marina Camacho
1962 Ruletero a toda marcha Crisóstomo Garza González María Duval
1962 El Terror de la Frontera Martin/Ramon Garrido Maria Eugenia San Martin
1963 El rey del tomate Librado Cantú Escamilla Luz Márquez
1964 Héroe a la fuerza Caín / Abel Rosa de Castilla
1966 El tragabalas Tragabalas Flor Silvestre
La Valentina Genovevo Cruz García María Félix
El rata Timo Alma Delia Fuentes
1967 Qué hombre tan sin embargo Filomeno Malo Julissa
El pistolero desconocido Comandante Romualdo Tijerina / Pablo Elsa Aguirre

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Film Outcome
1955 Ariel Award[7] Actor in a Minor Role Píntame angelitos blancos Nominated
1956 Espaldas mojadas Won
1967 Silver Goddess Award[8][9] Best Actor El rata Nominated
1971 Best Comedy Performance El pocho Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biographical Dictionary of Mexican Film Performers: G". terpconnect.umd.edu. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Sociedad de Autores y Compositores de México - Biografía de Eulalio González "Piporro"". sacm.org.mx. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  3. ^ a b c Cruz Bárcenas, Arturo. "Murió El Piporro, quien "inventó una idea del norte"". La Jornada. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Mexico, Nuevo León, Civil Registration, 1859-1962 - Los Herreras - Nacimientos 1921-1930". FamilySearch. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "González Ramírez, Eulalio "Piporro"". escritores.cinemexicano.unam.mx. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  6. ^ Galavision
  7. ^ "Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas, A.C. - Ganadores y nominados". academiamexicanadecine.org.mx. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
  8. ^ Política: quince días de México y del mundo. 1967. p. LVI.
  9. ^ "PeCiMe - 1971 Octava Entrega". pecime.com.mx. Retrieved 29 August 2013.

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