José Canalejas (actor)

José Canalejas (14 February 1925 – 1 May 2015) was a Spanish actor. He appeared in more than 100 films and television shows between 1960 and 1997. He died on 1 May 2015 at his home in Madrid at the age of 90.[1]

José Canalejas
José Manuel Martín and José Canalejas in Per il gusto di uccidere (1966).jpg
José Manuel Martín and José Canalejas in the Tonino Valerii film Per il gusto di uccidere (1966)
Born(1925-02-14)14 February 1925
Madrid, Spain
Died1 May 2015(2015-05-01) (aged 90)
Madrid, Spain
Years active1960-1997
  • Manuel Álvarez Trigo (father)
  • Lina Canalejas (sister)
  • Arturo Canalejas (grandfather)

He was the son of the soloist violinist Manuel Álvarez Trigo, grandson of the pianist and composer Arturo Canalejas, and brother of the actress and dancer Lina Canalejas, who died on 1 September 2012 from cancer at the age of 80.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ EFE (4 May 2015). "Fallece a los 90 años José Canalejas, un clásico del 'spaghetti western'". El Mundo (in Spanish). Unidad Editorial Información General S.L.U. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Fallece a los 80 años la actriz Lina Canalejas". Hola! (in Spanish). 3 September 2012. p. 6. Retrieved 8 December 2019.

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