Miguel Morayta

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Miguel Morayta
Born (1907-08-15)15 August 1907
Villahermosa, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Died 19 June 2013(2013-06-19) (aged 105)
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Film director
Years active 1944-1978

Miguel Morayta (15 August 1907 – 19 June 2013) was a Spanish film director and screenwriter.[1] He directed 74 films between 1944 and 1978. At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, Morayta was a Spanish artillery officer, who joined the Republican side. After Francisco Franco's victory, he left Spain for France and Africa, finally arriving in Mexico in 1941, where he started his career.[1] He was living in Mexico when he died at 105.[2]

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