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Gabriel Figueroa

Gabriel Figueroa
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  • Top celebrities: 7706
  • BirthDate: 1907, 24 of April , Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Spouse: single
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Facts of life

    Gabriel Figueroa was Mexican filmmaker who professionally worked both in the sectors of Mexican Industry as well as in Hollywood industry. After giving him birth, his mother expired due to some chronic health issues which exaggerated after the baby was born. His father was short of money for which he was unable to treat his wife. At the teenager age of 16, he was keen in the directorate of photography. He entered the venture of Hollywood in the year of 1932 as a skillful photographer as his stills had already created much anticipation amongst the industrial people. His first film which gained him much recognition is Fernando de Fuentes’s Alla en el Rancho Grande which released in the year 1936 and emerged as one of the most successful films in the Hollywood industry, thus became an overnight superstar. In total, he has worker in approximately 235 pictures of a span of 50 years. 

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1965 for "Best Cinematography, Black-and-White for:The Night of the Iguana (1964)."
    Won International Award - 1995 for ""
    Won Golden Ariel - 1987 for ""
    Nominated Silver Ariel - 1957 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:La escondida (1956)."
    Won Silver Ariel - 1954 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:El niño y la niebla (1953)."
    Won Silver Ariel - 1953 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:El rebozo de Soledad (1952)."
    Nominated Silver Ariel - 1952 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:Víctimas del pecado (1951)."
    Won Silver Ariel - 1951 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:Los olvidados (1950)."
    Won Silver Ariel - 1950 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:Pueblerina (1949)."
    Won Silver Ariel - 1949 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:Río Escondido (1948)."
    Won Silver Ariel - 1948 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:La perla (1947)."
    Won Silver Ariel - 1947 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:Enamorada (1946)."
    Nominated Silver Ariel - 1946 for "Best Cinematography (Mejor Fotografía) for:Bugambilia (1945)."
    Won Best Cinematography - 1946 for "for:María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944) and Los tres mosqueteros (1942)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1949 for "Best Cinematography for:La perla (1947)."
    Won Prize - 1947 for "Best Cinematography for:María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944)."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 1997 for ""
    Won International Award - 1947 for "Best Cinematography for:La perla (1947)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 822
  • Films with Gabriel Figueroa: El maleficio II - 1986
    Under the Volcano - 1984
    El corazón de la noche - 1984
    Mundo mágico - 1983
    México 2000 - 1983
    D.F./Distrito Federal - 1981
    Histoires extraordinaires - 1981
    El héroe desconocido - 1981
    Border Cop - 1980
    Te quiero - 1979
    México mágico - 1979
    La casa del pelícano - 1978
    The Children of Sanchez - 1978
    Cananea - 1978
    Divinas palabras - 1978
    Balún Canán - 1977
    Maten al león - 1977
    Life Changes - 1976
    Coronation - 1976
    Presage - 1975
    El llanto de la tortuga - 1975
    Los perros de Dios - 1974
    Once Upon a Scoundrel - 1974
    El señor de Osanto - 1974
    El amor tiene cara de mujer - 1973
    El monasterio de los buitres - 1973
    Interval - 1973
    El festin de la loba - 1972
    Los hijos de Satanás - 1972
    Hijazo de mi vidaza - 1972
    María - 1972
    El cielo y tu - 1971
    The Professor - 1971
    La generala - 1971
    Kelly's Heroes - 1970
    The Phantom Gunslinger - 1970
    Narda o el verano - 1970
    Two Mules for Sister Sara - 1970
    The Big Cube - 1969
    The Great Sex War - 1969
    La puerta y la mujer del carnicero - 1968
    The Chinese Room - 1968
    Corazón salvaje - 1968
    El escapulario - 1968
    Los ángeles de Puebla - 1968
    El asesino se embarca - 1967
    Domingo salvaje - 1967
    Su excelencia - 1967
    Pedro Páramo - 1967
    Mariana - 1967
    The Phantom Rider - 1967
    Cargamento prohibido - 1966
    ¡Viva Benito Canales! - 1966
    Los cuatro Juanes - 1966
    Amor amor amor - 1965
    Las dos Elenas - 1965
    Lola de mi vida - 1965
    Un alma pura - 1965
    Los tres calaveras - 1965
    Escuela para solteras - 1965
    Simon of the Desert - 1965
    The Golden Cockerel - 1964
    The Night of the Iguana - 1964
    En la mitad del mundo - 1964
    Agente XU 777 - 1963
    Días de otoño - 1963
    The Paper Man - 1963
    La bandida - 1963
    Um Dia de Vida - 1962
    El tejedor de milagros - 1962
    The Exterminating Angel - 1962
    Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) - 1962
    The Guns of Juana Gallo - 1961
    Rosa blanca - 1961
    Macario - 1960
    The Young One - 1960
    La estrella vacía - 1960
    Impatient Heart - 1960
    La fièvre monte à El Pao - 1959
    The Soldiers of Pancho Villa - 1959
    Island for Two - 1959
    Sonatas - 1959
    Beyond All Limits - 1959
    Nazarin - 1959
    Café Colón - 1959
    30-30 Carbine - 1958
    The Smile of the Virgin - 1958
    Una golfa - 1958
    La venganza de Heraclio Bernal - 1958
    Una cita de amor - 1958
    Mujer en condominio - 1958
    Aquí está Heraclio Bernal - 1958
    Sueños de oro - 1958/I
    El bolero de Raquel - 1957
    Canasta de cuentos mexicanos - 1956
    The Hidden One - 1956
    Pueblo, canto y esperanza - 1956
    Historia de un amor - 1956
    La doncella de piedra - 1956
    La Tierra del Fuego se apaga - 1955
    Estafa de amor - 1955
    La mujer X - 1955
    El monstruo en la sombra - 1955
    La rebelión de los colgados - 1954
    The White Rose - 1954
    Llévame en tus brazos - 1954
    Camelia - 1954
    El niño y la niebla - 1953
    Anxiety - 1953
    Mr. Photographer - 1953
    El - 1953
    Ni pobres ni ricos - 1953
    Cuando levanta la niebla - 1952
    Soledad's Shawl - 1952
    El enamorado - 1952
    The Straying Rooster - 1952
    Little Love of My Life - 1952
    El mar y tú - 1952
    Hay un niño en su futuro - 1952
    Siempre tuya - 1952
    Crisol de pensamiento mexicano - 1952
    La bienamada - 1951
    Los islas Marias - 1951
    Los pobres siempre van al cielo - 1951
    Pecado - 1951
    Victims of Sin - 1951
    El gavilán pollero - 1951
    Un día de vida - 1950
    The Young and the Damned - 1950
    The Torch - 1950
    Nuestras vidas - 1950
    Duelo en las montañas - 1950
    Un cuerpo de mujer - 1949
    Prisión de sueños - 1949
    La malquerida - 1949
    El embajador - 1949
    Pueblerina - 1949
    Opio - 1949
    Midnight - 1949
    Salón México - 1949
    Dueña y señora - 1948
    Maclovia - 1948
    María la O - 1948
    Hidden River - 1948
    The Fugitive - 1947
    La perla - 1947
    La casa colorada - 1947
    Enamorada - 1946
    The Last Adventure - 1946
    Más allá del amor - 1946
    Cantaclaro - 1946
    One Day with the Devil - 1945
    Bugambilia - 1945
    The Abandoned - 1945
    Adiós, Mariquita linda - 1944
    The Intruder - 1944
    The Black Pirate - 1944
    La fuga - 1944
    El as negro - 1944
    La mujer sin cabeza - 1944
    María Candelaria (Xochimilco) - 1944
    Another Dawn - 1943
    El espectro de la novia - 1943
    Flor silvestre - 1943
    El circo - 1943
    The Saint That Forged a Country - 1942
    El verdugo de Sevilla - 1942
    Historia de un gran amor - 1942
    The Three Musketeers - 1942
    Virgen de medianoche - 1942
    Cuando viajan las estrellas - 1942
    My Merry Widow - 1942
    La gallina clueca - 1941
    La casa del rencor - 1941
    El gendarme desconocido - 1941
    ¡Ay, qué tiempos señor don Simón! - 1941
    El rápido de las 9.15 - 1941
    Neither Blood Nor Sand - 1941
    Creo en Dios - 1941
    El monje loco - 1940
    Con su amable permiso - 1940
    El jefe máximo - 1940
    Allá en el Trópico - 1940
    ¡Que viene mi marido! - 1940
    Los de abajo - 1940
    The Miracle Song - 1940
    Night of the Mayas - 1939
    Papacito lindo - 1939
    The Black Beast - 1939
    The House of the Ogre - 1939
    While Mexico Sleeps - 1938
    Father of More Than Four - 1938
    Los millones de Chaflán - 1938
    Refugees in Madrid - 1938
    La Adelita - 1938
    Mi candidato - 1938
    Song of the Soul - 1938
    Beneath the Sky of Mexico - 1937
    Las mujeres mandan - 1937
    Jalisco nunca pierde - 1937
    Let's Go with Pancho Villa - 1936
    Out on the Big Ranch - 1936
    Beautiful Sky - 1936
    Desfile deportivo - 1936
    Petróleo - 1936
    El primo Basilio - 1935
    Tribu - 1935
    Cuernavaca - 1935
    The Scandal - 1934
    ¡Que viva Mexico! - 1932
    Tarzan and the Mermaids - 1948
    María Elena - 1936
    The Call of the Blood - 1934
    Souls in Conflict - 1934
    Enemigos - 1934
    Shadow of Pancho Villa - 1933
    Gabriel Figueroa y la pintura mexicana - 1996
    Memoria del cine mexicano - 1993
    Vamos al cine... Te lo disparo - 1983
    On the Trail of the Iguana - 1964
    Un retrato de Diego - 2007
    Cien años de Manuel Alvarez Bravo - 2002
    Retrato intimo - 2002
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