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Daniel Giménez Cacho

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Daniel Giménez Cacho
Gimenez Cacho at the film location of En materia de pescado
Born (1961-05-15) May 15, 1961 (age 63)
CitizenshipMexico, Spain
Occupation(s)Actor, director, writer, producer, TV host
Years active1986–present
SpouseMaya Goded

Daniel Giménez Cacho (born May 15, 1961) is a Spanish-born Mexican actor and Ariel award winner, best known for portraying Tito the Coroner in Cronos (1993) and We Are What We Are (2010).


He starred in several Mexican films and television series, such as Sólo Con Tu Pareja, Cronos, Midaq Alley, Tear This Heart Out and Bad Education. He has worked with several prominent Hispanic filmmakers, including Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón, Jorge Fons and Pedro Almodóvar. He appeared in La hora marcada, the series written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón and Guillermo del Toro, and in the Mexican telenovela Teresa.[1] His voice is heard throughout Y tu mamá también as the narrator. In 2009, he starred in the Mexican remake for the Argentinian series Locas de Amor. Cacho played the Armenian priest in The Promise, a film set in the Armenian genocide.[2][3]


Gimenez Cacho filming in Cuemanco
Gimenez Cacho in the kitchen

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In October 2023, he joined the open letter called "Artists Against Apartheid" during the concurrent escalation of violence in Palestine.[4]


  1. ^ Aguilar, Carlos (2022-12-16). "When Daniel Giménez Cacho Met the Three Amigos". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2023-12-29.
  2. ^ "Mexican actor Daniel Giménez Cacho to star in movie on Genocide". Archived from the original on 2015-08-10. Retrieved 2015-08-06.
  3. ^ Mexican actor Daniel Giménez Cacho to play the role of Armenian priest in drama "The Promise"
  4. ^ "Artists Against Apartheid." The People's Forum. https://peoplesforum.org/events/sign-the-letter-artists-against-apartheid/

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