Agustín González Martínez, (Linares, 24 March 1930 - Madrid, 16 January 2005) was a Spanish actor.
He started several university studies in Engineering and Philosophy and Literature, but he didn't finish. He started his career as an actor in the Teatro Español Universitario, where he stayed several years during his stage as a student. He grew as one of the most important Spanish actors thanks to his theatre performances and cinema directors such as Carlos Saura, Juan Antonio Bardem, Mario Camus or Fernando Fernán Gómez. He worked in 140 movies, theatre plays and TV series. From 1954 to 1986, he had a relationship with the actress María Luisa Ponte, 12 years older than he was, but they never got married. His last film was Tiovivo 1950, by José Luis Garci. His last theatre play was Tres hombres y un destino, in Madrid, but he had to be replaced because of his sickness. He died of pneumonia in the clinic La Zarzuela, in Madrid.
- Medalla de Oro de Bellas Artes, 1983.
- Mejor actor por Las Bicicletas son para el verano, 1984.
- Premio Calabuch for La marrana.
- Premio Festival de Cine de Peñíscola for Belle Époque.
- Golden Medalla al Mérito en el Trabajo by the Spanish Government in 2004.
In his filmography, he appears in humorous and dramatic films and he has been considered one of the best Spanish actors in supporting roles
- La Ley de la frontera
- Todos a la cárcel
- Aquí, el que no corre... vuela
- Después del sueño
- Gran sol
- Gary Cooper, que estás en los cielos
- A la luz de la luna, by González Sinde
- Felices Pascuas, by Juan Antonio Bardem, 1954
- Mi calle, by Edgar Neville, 1960
- Plácido, by Luis García Berlanga, 1961
- The Mustard Grain (1962)
- The Fair of the Dove (1963)
- De cuerpo presente, by Antonio Eceiza, 1965
- That Man in Istanbul, 1965
- The Regent's Wife (1975)
- La escopeta nacional, by Berlanga, 1978
- Companys, procés a Catalunya (1979)
- Patrimonio nacional, by Berlanga, 1980
- El nido, by Jaime de Armiñán, 1980
- Gary Cooper, Who Art in Heaven (1980)
- Volver a empezar, by José Luis Garci, 1981
- Nacional III, by Berlanga, 1982
- La colmena, by Mario Camús, 1982
- Las bicicletas son para el verano, written by Fernando Fernán Gómez, 1983
- Dos mejor que uno, by Ángel Llorente, 1984
- La vaquilla, 1984
- Crimen en familia, 1985
- Stico, 1985
- Redondela, by Pedro Costa, 1986
- Mambrú se fue a la guerra, 1986
- Moros y cristianos, 1987
- La marrana, by José Luis Cuerda
- Belle Époque, segundo Premio Oscar del cine español, by Fernando Trueba
- Los peores años de nuestra vida, by Emilio Martínez Lázaro
- Así en el Cielo como en la Tierra, by José Luis Cuerda, 1995
- El abuelo by José Luis Garci
- Historia de un beso by José Luis Garci
- Tiovivo c. 1950, by José Luis Garci.
- Escalera exterior, escalera interior
- Los ladrones van a la oficina, 1993
- 7 vidas, 1999
- A las once en casa, 2000
- Hospital Central
- Cuéntame cómo pasó