Armando Silvestre

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Armando Silvestre
Silvestre in Night of the Bloody Apes (1969)
Born
Armando Silvestre Carrascosa[1]

(1926-01-28)January 28, 1926
DiedJune 2, 2024(2024-06-02) (aged 98)
NationalityAmerican, Mexican
OccupationActor
Years active1948–2017

Armando Enrique Ricardo Silvestre Carrascosa (January 28, 1926 – June 2, 2024) was an American and Mexican actor.

Life and career

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Silvestre was born on January 28, 1926,[2] in San Diego, California, but was raised in Tijuana, Mexico.[3][4] He dropped out of college in order to pursue a career in bullfighting, but turned to acting after being badly gored by a bull.[5]

In 1960, Silvestre starred in Las rosas del milagro, a historical drama set during the time of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.[6]

Silvestre was married first to Leonor Plaza, a Venezuelan woman, but later divorced. He later married artistic representative Blanca Estela Limon, and from 2011, lived in California.[7] Silvestre died in Coronado, California, on June 2, 2024, at the age of 98.[4][8][9]

Selected filmography

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Silvestre with Rossana Podestà in Rossana (1953)
Silvestre in The Scalphunters (1968)

Films

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Television

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Year Title Role Notes
1952 Fireside Theatre Tony "Mirage" (Season 4, Episode 42)
1952 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Joe "The House of Pride" (Season 2, Episode 11)
1961 Cuatro en la trampa Unknown role Recurring role
1966–1969 Daniel Boone Jim Santee / Captain Torres / Gabriel
  • "The High Cumberland: Part 1" (Season 2, Episode 29)
  • "The High Cumberland: Part 2" (Season 2, Episode 30)
  • "A Very Small Rifle" (Season 6, Episode 1)
  • "The Grand Alliance" (Season 6, Episode 7)
1968–1970 The F.B.I. Carlos Lara / Miguel Ramos Valdez
  • "Out of Control" (Season 4, Episode 2)
  • "Conspiracy of Corruption" (Season 5, Episode 18)
1970 Bracken's World Manuel Rivas "Miss Isabel Blue " (Season 2, Episode 15)
1971 D.A.: Conspiracy to Kill Robert Ramirez Television film
1971 Mannix Sgt. Juan Rivas "Catspaw" (Season 5, Episode 13)
1974 El chofer Armando Recurring role
1974 Ana del aire Esteban Recurring role
1976 The Quest Medina "Shanklin" (Season 1, Episode 3)
1976 Police Woman Garcia "The Lifeline Agency" (Season 3, Episode 7)
1977 Wonder Woman Antonio Cruz "Formula 407" (Season 1, Episode 12)
1978 La trampa Jack Recurring role
1980 No temas al amor Marcos Darío Recurring role
1984 Rituals Enrique Santiago Recurring role
1986 On Wings of Eagles Randy Recurring role
1989 Gideon Oliver Dr. Felix Rodriguez "By the Waters of Babylon" (Season 1, Episode 4)
1993 Capricho León Recurring role
1996 Azul Ernesto Recurring role
2014 La impostora Leonidas Altamira Lead role
2016 Despertar contigo Silvestre Recurring role

References

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  1. ^ Jorge, Rodarte (September 16, 2021). "Armando Silvestre, una vida exitosa en el Cine Mexicano a punto de llegar a los 100 de edad". debate (in Spanish). Retrieved November 7, 2021.
  2. ^ "Armando Silvestre". abandomoviez (in Spanish). Retrieved June 1, 2022.
  3. ^ Armando Silvestre Carrascosa in the U.S., Border Crossings from Mexico to U.S., 1895–1964
  4. ^ a b Barnes, Mike. "Armando Silvestre, Actor in Mexican Movies and 'Two Mules for Sister Sara,' Dies at 98". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ Fort Lauderdale News, 13 December 1968, pg. 97
  6. ^ The Tampa Tribune, 5 April 1964, pg. 63
  7. ^ Biografía de Armando Silvestre
  8. ^ Falleció Armando Silvestre; actor mexicano que trabajo en Hollywood con figuras relevantes como Clint Eastwood (in Spanish)
  9. ^ "Armando Enrique Ricardo Silvestre Carrascosa". Legacy. Retrieved June 10, 2024.
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