|Born||19 October 1917|
|Died||7 August 2004 (aged 86)|
Mexico City, Mexico
Ismael Rodríguez (October 19, 1917 – August 7, 2004) was a Mexican film director.
Rodríguez rose to fame to Pedro Infante, and directed many major stars, including Dolores del Río, María Félix, Toshiro Mifune, Jorge Negrete, Sara García, Luis Aguilar, Tito Guízar, Gloria Marín, Carmelita González, Antonio Aguilar, Columba Domínguez or Flor Silvestreas. He directed the film Ánimas Trujano (1961) for which he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Rodríguez's most renowned international film is Tizoc, in which Pedro Infante starred alongside María Félix. For this role, Infante won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 7th Berlin International Film Festival.
He died on 7 August 2004 at the age of 87, and he was survived by his son Ismael Rodríguez.
|1965||El niño y el muro|
|1963||The Paper Man|
|1961||Los Hermanos Del Hierro|
|1960||To Each His Life|
|1959||The Soldiers of Pancho Villa|
|1956||Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer|
|1954||Romance de fieras|
|Borrasca en las almas|
|1953||Pepe El Toro|
|Dos tipos de cuidado|
|1951||What Has That Woman Done to You?|
|1951||Full Speed Ahead|
|1951||A.T.M. A toda máquina!|
|1951||My General's Women|
|1951||Kill Me Because I'm Dying!|
|1950||Over the Waves|
|1948||Nosotros los pobres|
|Los tres huastecos|
|Ustedes los ricos|
|1943||Mexicanos, al grito de guerra|
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- Calderón, Lucero (19 October 2017). "Ismael Rodríguez, un grande del cine". Excélsior. Imagen Digital. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
- "The 34th Academy Awards (1962) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. 9 April 1962. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
- "Berlinale 1957: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. 1957. Retrieved 31 December 2009.
- Luna, Gamalie (8 August 2004). "Muere Ismael Rodríguez, el genio del melodrama". El Universal (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 July 2019.
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