Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Pedro Armendáriz Bohr (April 6, 1940 – December 26, 2011), better known by his stage name Pedro Armendáriz Jr., was a Mexican actor who made films and television series from the United States and Mexico.

Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
Pedro Armendariz, Jr. 1973.JPG
Armendáriz in November 1973
Pedro Armendáriz Bohr

(1940-04-06)April 6, 1940
DiedDecember 26, 2011(2011-12-26) (aged 71)
Resting placePanteón Jardín Cemetery, Mexico City, Mexico
Years active1965–2011
TelevisionDestilando amor
Atrévete a soñar
La fuerza del destino
(m. 1962; div. 1980)

(m. 1980; div. 1981)

(m. 1981)
Parent(s)Pedro Armendáriz
Carmelita Bohr

Life and careerEdit

Pedro Armendáriz Bohr was born in Mexico City to Mexican-American actor Pedro Armendáriz and actress Carmelita Bohr Armendariz.[1]

Armendáriz appeared in the James Bond film, Licence to Kill, as President Hector Lopez. His father Pedro Armendáriz Sr. had been in the earlier James Bond film From Russia with Love. He also appeared in: Amistad (1997), The Mask of Zorro (1998), The Mexican (2001), Original Sin (2001), In the Time of the Butterflies (2001), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003), The Legend of Zorro (2005), and Freelancers (2012).

In November 2011, Armendáriz was diagnosed with eye cancer. He died of the disease on December 26, 2011, at age 71, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He became the first Mexican actor to be memorialized with the dimming of Broadway's marquee lights that night. His remains were buried at Panteón Jardín in Mexico City,[2] alongside his father.[3]



Pedro Armendáriz Jr in March 2011
Armendáriz in Guadalajara March 2010


TV seriesEdit


  1. ^ Pedro Armendariz Jr. Biography (1940–2011)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 26, 2014. Retrieved December 26, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Descansará Pedro Armendáriz Jr. al lado de su padre". Chicago Tribune (in Spanish). June 3, 2012. Archived from the original on March 5, 2019. Retrieved March 5, 2019.

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