Mexican actor Manuel Ojeda has died at the age of 81 amid a remarkable career
Legendary Mexican actor Manuel Ojeda, best known for his role in 1984. Romancing the stoneDied at the age of 81.
The actor’s death was announced by Mexico’s National Union of Actors on Facebook, but the cause of his death was not disclosed.
“The National Union of Actors is deeply saddened by the passing of our union member and colleague Manuel Salvador Ojeda ‘Manuel Ojeda’.” ANDA wrote.
Who was Manuel Ojeda?
Manuel was one of Mexico’s most famous actors. He was also one of the country’s first soap opera stars.
Was an actor was born 4 Nov 1938, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico. IMDb lists his birth name as Jesus Manuel Ojeda Ruiz de la Peña.
Despite a long career and many roles, the star is still best known for his role as the villainous lawyer Zolo in 1984’s Columbia. Romancing the stone.
Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film stars Michael Douglas, Danny DeVito and Kathleen Turner.
The actor is also known for keeping his personal life private.
An overview of the remarkable career of the Mexican actor
Manuel began acting career 1974 year Inspector Calzonzin He played in many popular projects of the 70s and 80s.
The actor’s list of names is quite long.
His other notable roles include: Heist (1976), The Chosen One (1977), Santa (1978), Parecido al amor (1979), Cancionera (1980), Amor (1982), El amor ajeno (1983) and Very good (1984).
Manuel’s last role was in 2022 Corazon Guerrero, In this film, he played the role of Abel. He has completed shooting for his upcoming project. La Maria.
Manuel famous and won He won the Ariel Award for Best Actor for his role in El Infierno de todos tan temido (1981).
Fans mourn Manuel Ojeda’s death
Many fans took to Twitter to pay their respects to Manuel.
“Too many legends have been dying lately and it’s really scary. RIP Mexican actor Manuel Ojeda” said one fan Reacting to the news of Manuel’s death.
“Manuel Ojeda’s depth of vision allowed him to develop characters with unique characteristics. Thanks to his incredible acting talent, Manuel was the best actor in Mexican cinema.” said another fan.
“Manuel Ojeda has passed away at 81. A great actor, I first saw him in EL APANDO in 1975. Rest in peace,” another fan said in Spanish.