Rafael Rivelles

Rafael Félix Rivelles Guillén (23 December 1898 — 3 December 1971) was a Spanish actor born in El Cabañal (El Cabanyal), a small town in the province of Valencia, Spain. Son of play actor José Rivelles and play actress Amparo Guillén, he was the father of famous Spanish star Amparo Rivelles. In the 1930s, with the advent of talking films, he went to Hollywood to make Spanish-language versions of American films, but eventually came back to Spain.

Rafael Rivelles
Rafael Rivelles 1926.jpg
Rivelles in 1936
Born
Rafael Félix Rivelles Guillén

(1898-12-23)23 December 1898
Died3 December 1971(1971-12-03) (aged 72)
Madrid, Spain
Years active1914–1966
Spouse(s)Rosa Fontana (second wife)
ChildrenAmparo Rivelles

Rivelles had two especially notable roles - the title role in Don Quijote de la Mancha, and the Prior in Marcelino pan y vino (1955). He died in Madrid on 3 December 1971 and was interred at the El Cabanyal Cemetery in Valencia along with his father.[1]

FilmographyEdit

TheatreEdit

  • Reinar después de morir (1964)
  • Cuidado con las personas formales (1960)
  • Papá se enfada por todo (1959)
  • La herencia (1957)[2]
  • Pepa Doncel (1956)
  • La herida luminosa (1955)
  • La muralla (The Wall) (1954)
  • La mariposa y el ingeniero (1953)
  • Señora ama (1953)
  • Callados como muertos (1952)
  • Criminal de guerra (1951).[3]
  • Al amor hay que mandarlo al colegio (1950)
  • La visita que no llamó al timbre (1949)
  • Carlo Monte in Monte Carlo (Carlo Monte en Monte Carlo) (1939)
  • El bandido de la Sierra (Bandit of the Mountain) (1926)
  • El nido ajeno (1923)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rafael Rivelles. Por Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena Diario ABC, December 5, 1971, retrieved on November 11, 2013 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ El el Alcázar se estrenó "La herencia", de Joaquín Calvo Sotelo, Diario ABC,December 28, 1958, retrieved on November 23, 2011 (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Estreno de la comedia dramática "Criminal de guerra", de Joaquín Calvo Sotelo, Diario ABC, February 17, 1951, retrieved on November 8, 2011 (in Spanish)

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