Carlos Larrañaga

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Carlos Larrañaga
File:Carlos Larrañaga.jpg
Born Carlos Larrañaga Ladrón de Guevara
(1937-03-11)11 March 1937
Barcelona, Spain
Died 30 August 2012(2012-08-30) (aged 75)[1]
Málaga, Spain
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Ana Escribano (2006–his death)
María Teresa Ortiz-Bau (2000–2006)
Ana Diosdado (1979–1999)
María Luisa Merlo (1959–1975)
Awards Cinema Writers Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor
2008 Luz de Domingo
TP de Oro Award for Best Actor
1993 Farmacia de Guardia
1995 Farmacia de Guardia

Carlos Larrañaga Ladrón de Guevara (11 March 1937 – 30 August 2012) was a Spanish actor.


Personal life

Larrañaga was born in Barcelona to actress María Fernanda Ladrón de Guevara, and was the half-brother of actress Amparo Rivelles. He was the father of Amparo Larrañaga, Pedro Larrañaga and Luis Merlo, all actors, and father-in-law of actress Maribel Verdú.


His film debut was in 1941, at age four, in Alma de Dios, directed by Ignacio F. Iquino. His first success was in 1950 with Pequeñeces, directed by Juan de Orduña. He had a major supporting role in The Pride and the Passion with Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra and Sophia Loren and then starred in Ha llegado un ángel and El extraño viaje, among other films. His most remembered role is in the TV series Farmacia de guardia (1991–1995) directed by Antonio Mercero.[citation needed]


Carlos Larrañaga died at age 75 in Málaga from undisclosed causes.


  1. . "Muere el actor Carlos Larrañaga a los 75 años". Retrieved 31 August 2012.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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