Germán Robles

Germán Horacio Robles San Agustín (March 20, 1929 – November 21, 2015) was a Spanish actor who came to Mexico when he was 17, after Spain's civil war.

Germán Robles
Germán Horacio Robles San Agustín

(1929-03-20)March 20, 1929
DiedNovember 21, 2015(2015-11-21) (aged 86)
Mexico City, Mexico
Years active1957-2015
SpouseAna María Vásquez

In Mexican cinema, he is best known for his amazing characterization of vampires in many cult movies, especially in El Vampiro.[1] He is said to have influenced Christopher Lee’s performance in his vampire films.[2] Another well known performance is his dubbing the voice of KITT in the Latin American broadcast of Knight Rider.


Germán was son of the painter Germán Horacio and the grandchild of Pachín de Melás.[3]

He married Ana María Vásquez.[4]



  1. ^ "El vampiro". Retrieved 2012-02-20.
  2. ^ "The German Robles Page". 1952-02-01. Retrieved 2012-02-20.
  3. ^ "Germán Robles - Biografía". Archived from the original on 2011-10-13. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
  4. ^ A punto del llanto, Ana María Vázquez, esposa de Germán Robles, nos habla del estado de salud del actor[permanent dead link]

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