Carlos Páez Rodríguez
|Carlos Páez Rodríguez|
|Born||Carlos Miguel Páez Rodríguez
31 October 1953
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, motivational speaker, writer|
|Children||Maria Elena de los Andes "Gochi" and Carlos Diego|
Carlos "Carlitos" Miguel Páez Rodríguez (born October 31, 1953) known as “the man of the iron spirit” is one of the 16 survivors who spent 72 days in the Andes following a plane crash, during which time he resorted to cannibalism in order to stay alive.
He is the son of Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró. The crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 occurred on October 13, 1972. He was portrayed by Bruce Ramsay and John Malkovich (as the older Carlos, the narrator at the start of the movie - uncredited) in the 1993 feature film Alive. He was a rugby player for the Old Christians.
He became an agricultural technician graduated from Universidad del Trabajo del Uruguay, developing this activity for 10 years. In 1992 he started his career in advertising as a member of Nivel-Publicis creative team. He founded his own agency, Rating Publicidad and was director of Bates Uruguay Publicidad. Present day, apart from his activities as a lecturer, he manages his company of Communication Consultancy and Public Relations. He has two children, Maria Elena de los Andes “Gochi” and Carlos Diego; and three granddaughters, Mía, Justina and Violeta. In 2003, Páez published the book After the tenth day which became a great success and has gone through 14 printings.
- Carlitos Paez at the Internet Movie Database
- Carlitos Páez on Twitter.
- Despues del dia 10 (After the tenth Day): La Cordillera De Los Andes Me Enseño a Vivir (Spanish Edition).
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