Ángel de Andrés
Ángel de Andrés Miquel was a Spanish theatre actor and director.
In 1938, after the Spanish Civil War broke out, the young Andrés worked as an amateur street actor and then as a "galán cómico" in the Salvador Videgain theatre company. In the following years, 1940 played roles in the Isbert, Infanta Isabel and María Guerrero theatre companies, among others.
Andrés began his own theatre company with Antonio Casal, which became very successful. It was there that Andrés met actress Chity Juárez. Andrés and Juárez married in 1959 and remained together for the rest of Andrés' life. They had two children.
From 1939 until the 1990s, Andrés had regular jobs in theatre, cinema and television. He used his full name as his stage name, however, the people who knew him always called him Angelito de Andrés (Angelito is the familiar form for Ángel).
During the 1940s, Andrés began acting in movies as an extra, but it was not until 1950 that he was first cast serious roles. Throughout his career, Andrés worked by then in Portugal and Mexico. In the 1950s as a presenter and actor in radio and cinema.
Andrés' best performances came after Francisco Franco's death in 1975. In the 1980s, Andrés starred in numerous comedy films, winning the affection as a humorist and also in the TV series Celia and Lorca la muerte de un poeta of Juan Antonio Bardem. In the 1988 he played the character of Zenón de Somodevilla in Josefina Molina film's Esquilache with Fernando Fernán Gómez and Concha Velasco.
After suffering a paralysis due to a thrombus in the 1990s, he retired from the theaters, but not from television screens. In the summer of 2006, Andrés died in his sleep from a heart attack.
|Geburtsdatum:||25.05.1918 (♊ Zwillinge)|
|Berufe:||Schauspieler, Bühnenregisseur, Fernsehmoderator, Fernsehschauspieler,|