José Elías Moreno

José Elías Moreno (12 November 1910[1] – 15 July 1969) was a Mexican character actor of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, best-remembered for his versatility in playing different characters. He appeared in 184 films between 1937 and 1969. He was from the state of Jalisco.

José Elías Moreno
José Elías Moreno Padilla[1]

(1910-11-12)12 November 1910
Las Palmas, Unión de San Antonio, Jalisco, Mexico
Died15 July 1969(1969-07-15) (aged 58)
Years active1937-1969
Spouse(s)Beatriz González de Cossío
(m. ?–1969)
ChildrenBeatriz Moreno
José Elías Moreno Jr.
Ángela Moreno

His son with the same name [es], born in 1956, is also a successful actor in television, cinema, and stage.

Early lifeEdit

Moreno was born José Elías Moreno Padilla[2] in the small town of Las Palmas, municipality of Unión de San Antonio, at six in the morning on 12 November 1910. His parents were Ignacio Moreno Padilla and María Padilla Hurtado.[1]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Mexico, Jalisco, Civil Registration, 1857-2000 - Unión de San Antonio - Nacimientos 1908-1912". Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  2. ^ Unión de San Antonio: Historia - Personajes ilustres Archived 2 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine

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