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Pedro Infante

1917 - 1957

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Pedro Infante Cruz (Spanish: [ˈpeðɾo jɱˈfante]; 18 November 1917 – 15 April 1957) was a Mexican ranchera singer and actor whose career spanned the golden age of Mexican cinema.Infante was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, and raised in nearby Guamúchil. He died on 15 April 1957 in Mérida, Yucatán, while en route to Mexico City when his plane crashed due to engine failure. From 1939 until his death, Infante acted in over 60 films (30 of them with his brother Ángel) and recorded over 350 songs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro Infante has received more than 2,357,429 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Pedro Infante is the 1,058th most popular actor (down from 973rd in 2019), the 67th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 65th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Mexican Actor.

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Among actors, Pedro Infante ranks 1,058 out of 9,996Before him are Ashton Kutcher, Rosanna Arquette, Greer Garson, Ed Lauter, Simon Baker, and John Noble. After him are Henry Cavill, Youn Yuh-jung, John Cusack, Fran Drescher, John Gavin, and Patricia Neal.

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Among people born in 1917, Pedro Infante ranks 81Before him are Urie Bronfenbrenner, Yevgeny Khaldei, Will Eisner, Hirokazu Ninomiya, Obdulio Varela, and Jean Rouch. After him are Harold Garfinkel, Buddy Rich, Alparslan Türkeş, Zhang Chunqiao, Asmahan, and Nikolai Ogarkov. Among people deceased in 1957, Pedro Infante ranks 63Before him are Sacha Guitry, Henry Norris Russell, Rezső Kasztner, Johann Rattenhuber, Arnold van Gennep, and Alfonso de Portago. After him are Shoghi Effendi, Leo Perutz, Alexander Vertinsky, Kurt von Tippelskirch, Soemu Toyoda, and Malcolm Lowry.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Pedro Infante ranks 67 out of 585Before him are María Félix (1914), Axayacatl (1449), Chespirito (1929), Alfonso García Robles (1911), Acamapichtli (1325), and Carmen Salinas (1939). After him are Marcial Maciel (1920), Tizoc (1436), Pedro Rodríguez (1940), Subcomandante Marcos (1957), Itzcoatl (1380), and Antonio Carbajal (1929).

Among ACTORS In Mexico

Among actors born in Mexico, Pedro Infante ranks 10Before him are Pedro Armendáriz (1912), Linda Christian (1923), Dolores del Río (1905), María Félix (1914), Chespirito (1929), and Carmen Salinas (1939). After him are Ricardo Montalbán (1920), Katy Jurado (1924), Verónica Castro (1952), Silvia Pinal (1931), Lupe Vélez (1908), and Antonio Aguilar (1919).

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