Fernando Fernán Gómez

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Fernando Fernán Gómez
Fernando Fernández Gómez

(1921-08-28)28 August 1921
Lima, Peru
Died21 November 2007(2007-11-21) (aged 86)
Madrid, Spain
Resting placeCementerio de la Almudena
  • Argentina
  • Spain
Years active1940–2007
Spouse(s)María Dolores Pradera (1945–1959)
Emma Cohen (2000–2007)
ChildrenFernando and Helena Fernán Gómez

Fernando Fernández Gómez (28 August 1921 – 21 November 2007) better known as Fernando Fernán Gómez was a Peruvian-born Argentine-Spanish actor, screenwriter, movie director and theater director. He was a member of the Royal Spanish Academy for seven years. He won three Goya Awards for acting, one for directing and one for screenwriting.

His best known directing work was Voyage to Nowhere. His best acting work was Mambru Went to War, The Grandfather and Belle Époque.

Fernán Gómez died in Madrid, Spain on 21 November 2007 from heart failure caused by pneumonia and colon cancer at the age of 86.[1]

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  1. "Fallece Fernando Fernán Gómez". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: Prisa. 21 November 2007. Archived from the original on 9 July 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2018.