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Ignacio López Tarso

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Ignacio López Tarso
Tarso in 2015
Ignacio López López

(1925-01-15)15 January 1925
Mexico City, Mexico
Died11 March 2023(2023-03-11) (aged 98)
Mexico City, Mexico
Cause of deathPneumonia caused by bowel obstruction
Years active1954-2023
SpouseClara Aranda
ChildrenSusana, Gabriela and Juan Ignacio
Parent(s)Alfonso López Bermúdez
Ignacia López Herrera
RelativesAlfonso and Marta (siblings)

Ignacio López Tarso (born Ignacio López López, 15 January 1925 – 11 March 2023) was Mexican actor of stage, movie and television. He acted in about 50 movies and appeared in documentaries and in one short feature. He was known for his title role in the 1960 movie Macario.[1] Tarso was born in Mexico City, Mexico.

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In 1973 he was given the Ariel Award for Best Actor for Rosa Blanca, and the Ariel de Oro lifetime achievement award in 2007.

On 22 May 2016, Tarso underwent surgery to treat a growing tumor in his large intestine and polyps in his small intestine.[2] Tarso was later placed under intensive care unit.[2] He died from pneumonia caused by bowel obstruction on 11 March 2023.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Festival de Cannes: Macario". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2009-02-15.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Armando Tinoco (23 May 2016). "Ignacio López Tarso Hospitalized: Mexican Actor In Intensive Care After Surgery". Latin Times. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  3. "Muere el actor Ignacio López Tarso, el Macario inmortal del cine de oro mexicano". El País. 12 March 2023. Retrieved 12 March 2023.

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