Federico Luppi

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Federico Luppi
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Federico Luppi in 1982
Born (1936-02-23) February 23, 1936 (age 81)
Ramallo, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Susana Hornos (2003–present)

Federico Luppi (Spanish pronunciation: [feðeˈɾiko lupi]; born February 23, 1936) is an Spanish/Argentine film, TV, radio and theatre actor.[1]


Luppi works mostly in Argentine cinema, but also has worked in Chile, Mexico, Spain, and the United States. He has acted in almost 100 films and 50 television series since his debut in 1964. In 2004, he directed his first film, Pasos (Steps), made in Spain.[2]

His English-language films (and his work with international directors) include John Sayles' Men with Guns and Los pasos perdidos, among others.

He is one of Guillermo del Toro's favorite actors,[citation needed] and they have worked together in three of del Toro's films: Cronos, The Devil's Backbone[3] and Pan's Labyrinth.

Amongst other awards he has received a Konex Merit Diploma for his acting in three editions of the Entertainment Konex awards (1981, 1991 and 2001).[4] He was also nominated in 1996 for the Goya Awards as "Best Actor in a Leading Role" for Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead.

He acquired Spanish citizenship in June 2003. He will appear in the film The 33.

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