Manuel de Blas

Manuel de Blas Muñoz (born 12 April 1941) is a Spanish film, television, and stage actor.

Manuel de Blas
Manuel de Blas Muñoz

(1941-04-12) 12 April 1941 (age 79)
Other namesManolo de Blas
Years active1961–present
(m. 1967; died 2013)


Manuel de Blas was born in Badajoz on 1941. He spent his childhood in Córdoba and subsequently moved to Madrid to study political science. While attending college he enrolled in an acting school, making his debut in films in 1961 with a minor role in the film Rosa de Lima.[1]

In 1967 on the set of Cita en Navarra, he meets American film actress Patty Shepard, whom he married in the same year. They went on to act in several films together and remained married for 46 years, until the death of the actress in January 2013.[2]

During his career, he has starred in many films. In 2012 he obtained a role in the movie Paranormal Xperience 3D.

He is brother-in-law of American soap opera actress Judith Chapman.[1]

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ a b "Manuel de Blas - Biography". IMDb. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  2. ^ Moran, Lee (9 January 2013). "Patty Shepard, American star of Spanish silver screen, dies at 68". New York Daily News. Retrieved 11 February 2014.

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