Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

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Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
Pedro Armendariz, Jr. 1973.JPG
Armendáriz in November 1973
Pedro Armendáriz Bohr

(1940-04-06)April 6, 1940
DiedDecember 26, 2011(2011-12-26) (aged 71)
Resting placePanteón Jardín Cemetery, Mexico City, Mexico
ResidenceNew York City
Los Angeles, California
Years active1965–2011
TelevisionDestilando amor
Atrévete a soñar
La fuerza del destino
Spouse(s)Lucía Gómez de Parada, then had relationships with actresses Ofelia Medina, and Luz María Jerez
Parent(s)Pedro Armendáriz
Carmelita Bohr

Pedro Armendáriz Bohr (April 6, 1940 – December 26, 2011), better known by his stage name Pedro Armendáriz Jr., also known as 'Mi Compadre La Cucaracha' was a Mexican actor who made films and television series from the United States and Mexico.


Pedro Armendáriz Bohr was born in Mexico City, to Mexican-American actor Pedro Armendáriz and Carmela Armendariz (née Bohr).[1]

Armendáriz appeared in the James Bond film, Licence to Kill as president Hector Lopez. His father Pedro Armendáriz Sr. had been in the earlier James Bond film From Russia with Love. He also appeared in: Amistad (1997), The Mask of Zorro (1998), The Mexican (2001), Original Sin (2001), In the Time of the Butterflies (2001), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003), And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003), The Legend of Zorro (2005), and Freelancers (2012).

In November 2011, Armendáriz was diagnosed with eye cancer. He died of the disease on December 26, 2011, at age 71, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. His remains were buried at Panteón Jardín in Mexico City,[2] alongside his father.[3]


  • Herods Law 1999


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Pedro Armendáriz Jr in March 2011
Armendáriz in Guadalajara March 2010



  1. ^ Pedro Armendariz Jr. Biography (1940–2011)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-26. Retrieved 2011-12-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Descansará Pedro Armendáriz Jr. al lado de su padre". Chicago Tribune (in Spanish). 3 June 2012. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019. Retrieved 5 March 2019.

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