Juan José Camero

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Juan José Camero (born September 15, 1943) is an Argentine film, television, and theatre actor.[1]

Camero started out as an advertising model and worked his way into television roles. In the 1970s he did quite a lot of work in Argentine telenovelas.

His break out role in films was in Leonardo Favio's Nazareno Cruz y el lobo (1975).[2]

Film critics also applauded his performance in Veronico Cruz (1988). The motion picture was Argentina's official selection for the 1988 Oscar Awards, foreign language film category.

Camero has also been involved in politics. In 1991 he served as president Carlos Menem's cultural attaché at the Argentine embassy in Paraguay.[3]

In the mid-2000s he took ill and has been hopitalized several times for coronary problems.[4]

Filmography (selected)[edit]


  • De corazón (1997) TV Series
  • Campeones de la vida (1999) TV Series


  1. ^ Juan José Camero at the Internet Movie Database.
  2. ^ Clarín.com. "Juan José Camero fue internado por problemas cardíacos," April 23, 2004, (in Spanish).
  3. ^ La Capital. "Juan José Camero retoma su carrera cinematográfica," May 30, 2001, (in Spanish).
  4. ^ Clarín.com, ibid, (in Spanish).

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