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Mexican Actor, Producer Dies

Tue., Feb. 6, 1996, midnight

Actor, producer and director Manolo Fabregas, a star of Mexico’s Golden Age of cinema, has died at 75.

Fabregas died of a heart attack at his Mexico City home on Sunday.

At the height of Mexican movie making in the the 1940s, Fabregas appeared in more than 60 films, including “Aventurera” (Adventuress), “Arrabalera” (Lowlife) and “La Mujer Legitima” (The Legitimate Woman).

In 1972, Mexican filmmakers honored Fabregas with a Silver Goddess, the highest prize in national cinema, for his performance in “Mecanica Nacional” (National Mechanics).

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