Arturo Soto Rangel
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|Arturo Soto Rangel|
|Born||March 12, 1882
León, Guanajuato, Mexico
|Died||May 25, 1965 (aged 83)
Mexico City, Mexico
|Other names||A. Soto Rangel
Don Arturo Soto Rangel
|Awards||Won Ariel Award for Best Actor in a Minor Role
Nominated Ariel Award for Best Actor in a Minor Role
1947 Las Abandonadas
Arturo Soto Rangel (March 12, 1882 – May 25, 1965) was a Mexican film, television, and stage actor. Rangel was best known for appearing in over 250 Mexican films. Rangel appeared in one American movie, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, which won three Academy Awards and starred Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, and many other successful actors. Rangel last appeared on television in 1963, where he starred in Voy de gallo.
Rangel was the only son of Don José Nemesio de Jesús Soto Ornelas born on October 30, 1852 in Ciudad Manuel Doblado, Guanajuato, México and of a lady whose last name was Rangel. His mother died giving birth and was a widow from a previous marriage. Rangel's stepmother was Doña María de la Luz Gordoa Montes de Oca born in León, Guanajuato, México. Arturo had five half-siblings: Ignacio Soto Gordoa, Guadalupe Soto Gordoa, Angelina de la Luz Soto Gordoa, Maria de la Luz Soto Gordoa, and Alfonso Soto Gordoa.
Rangel was nominated for the 1947 Ariel Award for Best Actor in a Minor Role for his performance in the film Las Abandonadas and won the Ariel Award for the same category in 1949 for the film Maclovia.
- The Coward (1939)
- Poor Devil (1940)
- Neither Blood nor Sand (1941)
- The Unknown Policeman (1941)
- The Eternal Secret (1942)
- Simón Bolívar (1942)
- Beautiful Michoacán (1943)
- María Candelaria (1944)
- Porfirio Díaz (1944)
- Las Abandonadas (1945)
- Magdalena (1945)
- Cantaclaro (1946)
- Dizziness (1946)
- La reina del trópico (1946)
- Adventure in the Night (1948)
- The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
- Love for Love (1950)
- My General's Women (1951)
- Desired (1951)
- Oh Darling! Look What You've Done! (1951)
- Maria Islands (1951)
- A Place Near Heaven (1952)
- Now I Am Rich (1952)
- Los dineros del diablo (1953)
- Pablo and Carolina (1957)
- The Miracle Roses (1960)
- Rebel Without a House (1960)
Awards and nominations
- 1947 Ariel Award for Best Actor in a Minor Role for Las Abandonadas: Nominated
- 1949 Ariel Award for Best Actor in a Minor Role for Maclovia: Won
- "Nominados y Ganadores" [Nominees and Winners] (in Spanish). Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
- "At the Belmont". Movie Review. The New York Times. September 12, 1944. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
- Crowther, Bosley (January 24, 1948). "'Treasure of Sierra Madre', Film of Gold Mining in Mexico, New Feature at Strand". Movie Review. The New York Times. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
- "The Devil's Money". Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Retrieved April 28, 2016.