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Biography of Ricardo Calvo Agostí

18 November, 2019

Artistic name: Ricardo Calvo Agostí.

Full / True Name: Ricardo Calvo Agostí.

Date of birth: 19 April 1875.

Place of birth: Madrid, Spain.

Current Occupation: Actor and director.

Start: His talent had inherited, almost all his family was an artist.
In 1889, he made his stage debut in the play “Cyrano de Bergerac” at the Spanish theater.
A year later, I am part of “The priest of Longueval and Nerón”.
In 1914, I made his film debut with Manuel Catalán’s film “The Force of Evil”. In 1915, I participated in the short film “But I will avenge you” and “The Black Ghost”.
Then he left the cinema and formed in 1919 a theater company with Jacinto Benavente.

Life: In 1943, he participated in the work “The scandal”, in 1947 “The faith”, in 1953 “The tyrant of Toledo”.
I do theatrical tours of the American and European continent.
His talent has been rewarded with several awards, including: the gold medal of the circle of fine arts, the mandate of the order of Alfonso X the Wise, the great cross of the order of Santiago de la Espada.

Other appreciations: 1910 married Lola Vázquez, who is the mother of her daughter Pepita.
One of the streets of Barcelona has been named in honor of Ricardo Calvo Agostí, by the Barcelona City Hall.
He finally died on June 13, 1966 in Madrid.

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