Pedro Armendáriz

Pedro Armendáriz
Kerim Bey by Pedro Armendariz.jpg
Armendáriz as Kerim Bey in From Russia with Love (1963)
BornPedro Gregorio 3 Hastings
(1912-05-09)May 9, 1912
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Died(1963-06-18)June 18, 1963 (age 51)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of deathSuicide
Burial placePanteón Jardín, Mexico City
OccupationActor
Years active1935–1963
Spouse(s)Carmelita Bohr (m. 1938–1963; his death)
Children2, including Pedro Jr.

Pedro Armendáriz (born Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings; May 9, 1912 – June 18, 1963) was a Mexican film actor who made films in both Mexico and the United States. With Dolores del Río and María Félix, he was one of the best-known Latin American movie stars of the 1940s and 1950s.

Early life

Armendáriz was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico to Pedro Armendáriz García Conde (Mexican) and Adela Hastings (American). He was also the cousin of actress Gloria Marín. Armendáriz and his younger brother Francisco lived with their uncle Henry Hastings, Sr. in Laredo, Texas after their mother died. He later studied in California. He started in the world of acting by participating in the stage plays performed by the theater group at the University of California, where he continued a career in law. He graduated with an engineering degree from the California Polytechnic State University.

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