Alfredo del Diestro Biography, Age, Family, Education, Net Worth, Movies & More

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Actor and film director, born in Valparaíso Chile, October 7, 1885, died in Mexico City in 1951. Son of Spanish merchant Juan del Diestro and Italian pianist Matilde Cavaletti, Alfredo del Diestro spent his adolescence in Havana with his parents. In 1900 he returned to Colombia with the theatrical company Juan del Diestro, formed by him and his younger brother Juan. The company remained in the country until 1903, when it resumed its transhumance through Central America and the Caribbean. In Havana he met the Mexican actress Emma Roldán, and married her.

In 1920, when he was doing a season at the Municipal Theater of Cali, he met Francisco Antonio Posada, who proposed him to co-direct with the Spaniard Máximo Calvo the silent feature film María. Del Diestro did the art direction, directed the dialogues and the staging. He returned to Mexico in 1924, where he continued working in film. His most outstanding performance was in the feature film Allá en el rancho grande, made in 1936.

Alfredo del Diestro

Alfredo del Diestro Biography / Wiki

NameAlfredo del Diestro
Also Know
GenderMale
Known ForActing
Place of BirthValparaíso, Chile
Date of BirthOctober 07, 1885
Age(as in 2023 Feb)65
Deathday1951-01-01

Alfredo del Diestro Acting Movies

Movie NameCharacterRelease DateOverview
Prisoner 13Colonel Julián Carrasco1933-05-31Colonel Carrasco’s wife Marta leaves him taking his young son. The child, Juan, grows into an admirable and well-mannered young man. Having been promo…
Las mujeres mandan1937-09-28Aging bank-teller gets mixed up with a nightclub singer….
El compadre MendozaRosalio Mendoza1934-04-05In the midst of the Mexican Revolution, the landowner Mendoza manages to get along with both the government and the revolutionary group. For the forme…
El rápido de las 9.15El Incurable (Don Atanasio)1941-09-11Every passenger boarding The Express has a story….
Mi viuda alegre1942-02-22A 1942 film directed by Miguel M. Delgado….
Madre a la fuerzaGustavo Reynoso1940-08-01A 1940 film directed by Robert Quigley….
La casa del ogroEl médico (Doctor Gutiérrez)1939-01-20Lives of the tenants in a shabby-genteel apartment house. Miserly landlord learns valuable life lessons….
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz1935-06-20
Juarez and Maximilian1934-06-28The story of Mexican President Benito Juárez and the emperor Maximilian of Habsburg and the empress Carlota….
Adios mi chaparritaAndrés1941-01-01
Adam, Eve and the Devil1945-08-10
La palomaMariscal Bazaine1937-08-20Dazzled by the Empress Carlotta’s graciousness, magnanimity and charm, a young officer in the Mexican army switches his allegiance to the Imperial gov…
Shadow of Pancho VillaMedrano1933-02-08A 1933 film….
La noche del pecado1933-12-25La noche del pecado is a Mexican and North American co-production directed by Miguel Contreras Torres with Ernesto Vilches, Ramón Pereda, Medea de No…
Ni sangre ni arenaDon Ramón1941-05-22Cantinflas enjoys the bullfight show, and wants to crash in every of these spectacles. Also, there’s a professional bullfighter, Manolete, who is iden…
El jefe máximo1940-10-01A 1940 film directed by Fernando de Fuentes….
La norteña de mis amores1948-12-25Child whose father was murdered grows up and seeks revenge, also falling in love with a new victim of the same bad guy….
Hombres del aire1939-01-01
Those who danceBenson1930-12-05
Un milagro de amor1949-12-09Young man goes to Mexico City in search of opportunity and gets framed for another person’s embezzlement at their place of employ. Meanwhile, back hom…
Ahí viene Vidal Tenorio1949-06-15Two military goons slaughter a young man’s parents and siblings. A few years later, the same guys rape and murder his wife, then use their young son f…
Se la llevó el RemingtonDon Eusebio1948-11-04While tracking down the three men that killed his father, a notorious bad-ass commits other misdeeds, seemingly based on his desire to wreck as many …
El padre Morelos1943-04-22Biography of early-1800s Mexican priest/statesman….
The UnderdogsEl güero Margarito1940-06-01During the Mexican Revolution, the people tired of living in poverty and enduring the atrocities committed by the federals, decide to follow one of th…
MaríaSalomón1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…
The Crying WomanJefe de policía1933-03-31Llorona is a figure unique to Mexican folklore — the wailing spirit of a woman who lost or killed her child and now returns to seek revenge and haunt…
Law of the Harem1931-10-09

Alfredo del Diestro Directing Movies

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
Those who danceDirector1930-12-05
MaríaDirector1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…

Writing

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
X MurdererWriter1955-03-18A murderer turns himself to the police, but claims amnesia and insists he’s unable to tell them anything about his crime….
MaríaWriter1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…

Other Info

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
MaríaArt Direction1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…

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Alfredo del Diestro Biography, Age, Family, Education, Net Worth, Movies & More

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Actor and film director, born in Valparaíso Chile, October 7, 1885, died in Mexico City in 1951. Son of Spanish merchant Juan del Diestro and Italian pianist Matilde Cavaletti, Alfredo del Diestro spent his adolescence in Havana with his parents. In 1900 he returned to Colombia with the theatrical company Juan del Diestro, formed by him and his younger brother Juan. The company remained in the country until 1903, when it resumed its transhumance through Central America and the Caribbean. In Havana he met the Mexican actress Emma Roldán, and married her.

In 1920, when he was doing a season at the Municipal Theater of Cali, he met Francisco Antonio Posada, who proposed him to co-direct with the Spaniard Máximo Calvo the silent feature film María. Del Diestro did the art direction, directed the dialogues and the staging. He returned to Mexico in 1924, where he continued working in film. His most outstanding performance was in the feature film Allá en el rancho grande, made in 1936.

Alfredo del Diestro

Alfredo del Diestro Biography / Wiki

NameAlfredo del Diestro
Also Know
GenderMale
Known ForActing
Place of BirthValparaíso, Chile
Date of BirthOctober 07, 1885
Age(as in 2023 Feb)65
Deathday1951-01-01

Alfredo del Diestro Acting Movies

Movie NameCharacterRelease DateOverview
Prisoner 13Colonel Julián Carrasco1933-05-31Colonel Carrasco’s wife Marta leaves him taking his young son. The child, Juan, grows into an admirable and well-mannered young man. Having been promo…
Las mujeres mandan1937-09-28Aging bank-teller gets mixed up with a nightclub singer….
El compadre MendozaRosalio Mendoza1934-04-05During Mexican Revolution, Rosalio Mendoza survives by making and winning favors from both factions, the governmental forces and Zapata’s Army. His ha…
El rápido de las 9.15El Incurable (Don Atanasio)1941-09-11Every passenger boarding The Express has a story….
Mi viuda alegre1942-02-22A 1942 film directed by Miguel M. Delgado….
Madre a la fuerzaGustavo Reynoso1940-08-01A 1940 film directed by Robert Quigley….
La casa del ogroEl médico (Doctor Gutiérrez)1939-01-20Lives of the tenants in a shabby-genteel apartment house. Miserly landlord learns valuable life lessons….
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz1935-06-20
Juarez and Maximilian1934-06-28The story of Mexican President Benito Juárez and the emperor Maximilian of Habsburg and the empress Carlota….
Adios mi chaparritaAndrés1941-01-01
Adam, Eve and the Devil1945-08-10
La palomaMariscal Bazaine1937-08-20Dazzled by the Empress Carlotta’s graciousness, magnanimity and charm, a young officer in the Mexican army switches his allegiance to the Imperial gov…
Shadow of Pancho VillaMedrano1933-02-08A 1933 film….
La noche del pecado1933-12-25La noche del pecado is a Mexican and North American co-production directed by Miguel Contreras Torres with Ernesto Vilches, Ramón Pereda, Medea de No…
Ni sangre ni arenaDon Ramón1941-05-22Cantinflas enjoys the bullfight show, and wants to crash in every of these spectacles. Also, there’s a professional bullfighter, Manolete, who is iden…
El jefe máximo1940-10-01A 1940 film directed by Fernando de Fuentes….
La norteña de mis amores1948-12-25Child whose father was murdered grows up and seeks revenge, also falling in love with a new victim of the same bad guy….
Hombres del aire1939-01-01
Those who danceBenson1930-12-05
Un milagro de amor1949-12-09Young man goes to Mexico City in search of opportunity and gets framed for another person’s embezzlement at their place of employ. Meanwhile, back hom…
Ahí viene Vidal Tenorio1949-06-15Two military goons slaughter a young man’s parents and siblings. A few years later, the same guys rape and murder his wife, then use their young son f…
Se la llevó el RemingtonDon Eusebio1948-11-04While tracking down the three men that killed his father, a notorious bad-ass commits other misdeeds, seemingly based on his desire to wreck as many …
El padre Morelos1943-04-22Biography of early-1800s Mexican priest/statesman….
The UnderdogsEl güero Margarito1940-06-01During the Mexican Revolution, the people tired of living in poverty and enduring the atrocities committed by the federals, decide to follow one of th…
MaríaSalomón1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…
The Crying WomanJefe de policía1933-03-31Llorona is a figure unique to Mexican folklore — the wailing spirit of a woman who lost or killed her child and now returns to seek revenge and haunt…
Law of the Harem1931-10-09

Alfredo del Diestro Directing Movies

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
Those who danceDirector1930-12-05
MaríaDirector1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…

Writing

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
X MurdererWriter1955-03-18A murderer turns himself to the police, but claims amnesia and insists he’s unable to tell them anything about his crime….
MaríaWriter1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…

Other Info

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
MaríaArt Direction1922-10-20María tells the tragic love story of María, a beautiful young woman, and her half brother Efraín, a handsome young man from Valle del Cauca. They b…

Credit: TMDB

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