Emilio Fernández

Emilio Fernández

  • Born on
    • March 26th, 1903
  • Died on
    • August 6th, 1986
Emilio "El Indio" Fernández (born Emilio Fernández Romo, March 26, 1904 – August 6, 1986) was a Mexican film director, actor and screenwriter. He was one of the most prolific film directors of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s. He is best known for his work as director of the film Maria Candelaria, which won the Palme d'Or award at the 1946 Cannes Film Festival. As an actor, he worked in numerous film productions of Mexico and also in Hollywood.


Acting (10 Credits)

1985Treasure of the Amazon as Tacho / Paco
1975Breakout as J.V.
1974Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia as El Jefe
1973Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid as Paco
1969The Wild Bunch as Gen. Mapache
1967The War Wagon as Calita
1966The Appaloosa as Lazaro
1966Return of the Seven as Francisco Lorca
1964The Night of the Iguana as Barkeeper (uncredited)
1933Flying Down to Rio as Dancer (uncredited)

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