Luis Aguilar (actor)

Luis Aguilar

Luis Aguilar Manzo (29 January 1918 – 24 October 1997) was a Mexican film and television actor and singer of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. He was also known as El Gallo Giro, and was noted for his performances in films as El 7 leguas (1955) and El látigo negro (1958).

Aguilar was born in Hermosillo, Sonora. He was given his first leading role in the film Sota, Caballo y Rey (1944). He had two daughters (Anna Luisa y Martha Fernanda Aguilar) from his first marriage, and one son (Luis Aguilar Doblado) from his second marriage with Rosario Gálvez. He died on 24 October 1997 during his sleep.

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