Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel
Carlos Gardel was born in France, but his mother moved to Argentina to avoid the humiliation she faced for having a child out of wedlock. Though Gardel is known for his music, he was also an actor. His first movie was in 1917, and his first talkie was in 1931’s Las Luces de Buenos Aires. He worked in the United States and France for Paramount. He has 22 acting credits, some of which allowed him to shine as a singer. He remains a popular figure in Latin America, especially in Argentina. An upcoming film directed by Armand Mastroianni will depict his life.
Notable film: Cuesta abajo

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