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Enrique Guzmán

Enrique Guzmán (born 1 February 1943) is a Mexican singer. He is one of the pioneers of Rock & Roll in Mexico. He, along with Cesar Costa, Angelica Maria, Johnny Laboriel and Alberto Vasquez, among others, were the pioneers of Rock & Roll in Mexico. He is also the father of Mexican singer Alejandra Guzmán by his former wife, actress and politician Silvia Pinal. Enrique Guzmán was born in Venezuela to Mexican parents. They moved back to Mexico when Enrique was 12. He studied medicine at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México although he did not complete his studies. Guzmán has been a rock star in Mexico throughout the last half of the 20th century, known primarily for his translation of 1950s rock standards, such as "Jailhouse Rock", for Spanish-speaking listeners. In 1958 he joined "Los Teen Tops", along with the Martínez brothers and piano player, Sergio Martel. In 1959 they debuted in the US on CBS radio, and they released their famous version of "La Plaga" (Good Golly Miss Molly). He also wrote several hits for himself "Pensaba en tí", "La Ronchita", and for other Latin stars. He also appeared in films, such as Canta Mi Corazón in 1965. His hits include Spanish covers of "Put Your Head On My Shoulder", "Rolly Polly", "Bonnie Moronie" as well as the original "Dame Felicidad" ("Give Me Joy"). During the mid-1960s Guzmán formed a motion picture company and produced some films in Ecuador. In the late 1960s, Guzman and his wife, Silvia Pinal, starred in a television show called Silvia y Enrique. He has continued recording, including with his daughter Alejandra Guzmán, throughout the 1990s and 2000s. As with his ex-wife and his daughter, he has his handprints embedded onto the Paseo de las Luminarias; he was inducted in 1983 for his work in the recording industry.

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Feb 1, 1943 In Caracas, Venezuela
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Twist locura de la juventud 1962-06-07
Latest Project:
Movie Xico's Journey 2020-11-12
Known For
Poster of Las Lunas del Auditorio
Poster of Bang bang al hoyo
Poster of Alien Terror
Poster of Los hijos que yo soñé
Movie Xico's Journey Don Viejo (voice) 2020-11-12
Movie Markham Tactical Paco 2015-08-06
Series Las Lunas del Auditorio Jesucristo Súper Estrella Cast 2002-09-04
Movie Al fin solos, pero... Juan 1976-01-01
Movie Ellas los prefieren... locas Pedro / Cinderella 1976-12-31
Movie ¡Cómo hay gente sinvergüenza! 1972-01-13
Movie Bang bang al hoyo 1971-09-30
Movie Alien Terror Dr. Paul Rosten 1971-04-01
Movie Caín, Abel y el otro 1971-09-16
Movie El club de los suicidas Unknown 1970-04-29
Movie No se mande, profe Unknown 1969-02-27
Movie La princesa hippie Unknown 1969-05-14
Movie Como perros y gatos Carlos Cobián 1969-09-18
Movie Persiguelas y... alcanzalas Unknown 1969-10-02
Movie Sor Ye-yé Ernesto Nieva 1968-03-09
Movie Acompáñame Tony 1966-02-21
Movie Fiebre de juventud 1966-06-21
Movie Nacidos para cantar Unknown 1965-05-05
Movie Canta mi corazón 1965-03-04
Movie Los hijos que yo soñé 1965-05-13
Movie Especialista en chamacas 1965-12-09
Movie Mi alma por un amor 1964-06-11
Movie La juventud se impone Protagonista 1964-11-05
Movie Mi vida es una canción 1963-06-13
Movie Twist locura de la juventud 1962-06-07