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Juan Torena

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Juan Torena
Born(1898-03-24)March 24, 1898
DiedJune 27, 1983(1983-06-27) (aged 85)
OccupationFootballer, Actor
Years active1929-1953 (film)
(m. 1957)

Juan de Garchitorena de Carvajal, known in cinema as Juan Torena (1898–1983), was a Spanish footballer and actor. After emigrating to Argentina at a young age, he became a footballer who eventually played for the Spanish club FC Barcelona. Later in his life, he went to North America where he acted in Hollywood films, appearing in both English and Spanish-language versions. He was married to the actress Natalie Moorhead.

Selected filmography



  • Jarvinen, Lisa. The Rise of Spanish-language Filmmaking: Out from Hollywood's Shadow, 1929-1939. Rutger's University Press, 2012.

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