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Born: January 11, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Mexico Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
John Grisham's A Painted House (2003) as Director
Based on Grisham's novel of the same name that is a semi-autobiographical coming of age story about the grandson of a cotton farmer in rural Arkansas whose quiet life becomes complicated when he witnesses a murder.
2.
Picking Up the Pieces (2000) as Director
A butcher chops up his cheating wife only to lose her body parts.
3.
Walk in the Clouds, A (1995) as Director
After returning home from the war, a young GI has a chance encounter with the beautiful daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner and agrees to pose as her husband to help her face her domineering father. When their passions for each other are ignited amidst the magical sensuality of the harvest ritual, they unexpectedly find themselves embarking on a romantic adventure as they overcome all odds to be together.
4.
Like Water for Chocolate (1992) as Director
Story of forbidden love that takes place on a ranch in Mexico near the Texas border in 1910, during the Mexican Revolution. Pedro wishes to marry Tita, the youngest of three daughters of a willful widow on a remote ranch, but tradition dictates that the youngest daughter can never marry--she must co
5.
Chido Guan (1984) as Director
6.
Mojado Power (1979) as Director
A scathing satire of U.S.-Mexican relations.
7.
Calzonzin Inspector (1974) as Director

Cast (feature film)

9.
I Heart Shakey (2012)
After J.T. and his daughter Chandler move to Chicago, they learn that dogs are not allowed in their new place-so Chandler hatches a plan to keep their dog Shakey.
10.
El Muerto (2007)
Unwittingly initiated into the ancient Aztec vengeance prophecy when he was very young, 21 year old Diego finds himself, after a fatal car accident, the instrument of an ancient Aztec legacy of death and violence.
11.
Picking Up the Pieces (2000) as Dr Amado
A butcher chops up his cheating wife only to lose her body parts.
12.
Committed (2000) as Grampy
Nobody believes in marriage more than Joline. So when her husband Carl suddenly leaves her for parts unknown, she sees it as one more hurdle in the life-long struggle to keep the faith. Rising to the challenge, Joline sets out on a two thousand mile journey to track him down and bring him back to hi
13.
14.
Stones For Ibarra (1988) as Chuy Santos
A television movie based on Harriet Doerr's 1984 best-seller involving Sara and Richard Everton, a young couple from San Francisco who rejuvenate the poor, rural Mexican village of Ibarra by re-opening an abandoned copper mine.
15.
Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? (1988) as Indio
A television movie where good-hearted outlaws, camp followers, Mexican revolutionaries, and a Welles Fargo posse all come together (literally) over a buried cache of stolen gold.
16.
Walker (1987) as Raousset
The story of William Walker, an American soldier of fortune, who proclaimed himself president of Nicaragua in 1855, and ruled the country until 1857.
17.
Three Amigos! (1986) as El Guapo
After three silent movie Western stars get fired, they accept a job in Mexico. Lucky Day, Dusty Bottoms and Ned Nederlander will be doing a show with El Guapo, who they hear is the most famous actor in the country. But when they arrive with the expectation of acting with him and earning good money, they find that the man not only is no actor, he is a ruthless gang leader who is terrorizing a small town. After El Guapo kidnaps the mayor's pretty daughter, the hopes of all the townspeople fall to the three actors to save her and restore their freedom.
18.
19.
Romancing the Stone (1984) as Juan
A repressed romance novelist travels to Colombia to uncover the mystery behind her sister's disappearance. Once there, she meets up with a rough-and-tumble American adventurer whom she hires to help her in her search. The two embark on an adventure involving a valuable gem and some dastardly villians, but a budding love affair is not far behind.
20.
Used Cars (1980) as Manuel
When his boss is killed, a car salesman tries to save the lot and his job.
21.
Posse (1975) as Peppe
A U.S. marshal tries to use the hunt for a criminal to launch his political career.
22.
Calzonzin Inspector (1974) as Calzonzin
23.
Tivoli (1974)
A nostalgic backstage drama about a run-down burlesque theater, the Tivoli, that specializes in naked Japanese karate acts, erotic religious pageants and other travesties.
24.
Rincon de las Virgenes, El (1972) as Lucas Lucatero
An impressionistic film about a young drifter who apprentices with a crafty old faith healer.
25.
Scandalous John (1971) as [Francisco] Paco [Torres Martinez]
John McCanless was once a gunslinger and has become a cranky old rancher. There is a plan to build a dam which would flood his property. John has no intention of selling his land and is determined to fight the dam to the end if necessary.
26.
The Wild Bunch (1969) as Herrera
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.

Writer (feature film)

27.
Calzonzin Inspector (1974) as Screenwriter
28.
Tivoli (1974) as Screenwriter
A nostalgic backstage drama about a run-down burlesque theater, the Tivoli, that specializes in naked Japanese karate acts, erotic religious pageants and other travesties.

Producer (feature film)

29.
Picking Up the Pieces (2000) as Executive Producer
A butcher chops up his cheating wife only to lose her body parts.
30.
Like Water for Chocolate (1992) as Producer
Story of forbidden love that takes place on a ranch in Mexico near the Texas border in 1910, during the Mexican Revolution. Pedro wishes to marry Tita, the youngest of three daughters of a willful widow on a remote ranch, but tradition dictates that the youngest daughter can never marry--she must co
31.
Calzonzin Inspector (1974) as Producer

Special Thanks (feature film)

32.
El Mariachi (1992) as Special Thanks
A traveling musician is mistaken for an assassin wanted by a local crime lord.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

33.
Magnificent Ambersons, The (2002) as Director

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