Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Pedro Armendariz Jr., R. I. P.

iWon News: Mexican character actor Pedro Armendariz Jr. died Monday at the age of 71. There was no immediate confirmation of the cause of death.

Armendariz was best known for playing sly, sometimes cynical characters he endowed with wit and charisma. Armendariz played Gov. Riley in the 2005 movie "The Legend of Zoro," and had roles in 1989's "Old Gringo" and "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" in 2003.

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

1 comment:

Fred Blosser said...

The NY Times obit mentions in passing that Pedro Sr was also a popular Mexican actor but neglects to note that he co-starred in 3 John Ford movies and played 007's friend Darko Karim in FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE!