Dynasty Soler, the kings of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema

You have seen them, you know who they are, it is inevitable not to remember them because they painted the best era of Mexican cinema With different colors, each one had a different personality and they knew how to position themselves as the first actors alongside figures such as Tin-Tan, Pedro Infante and Jorge Negrete. The Soler brothers.

Its members are part of the most important dynasty of the who of Mexican history, Fernando, Andrés, Sunday, Julian Y Mercedes They were the children of Spanish actors Domingo Díaz García and Irene Pavia Soler. They worked as comedians, composers and cartoonists and dabbled in the theater, grew up behind the scenes and had a dominant presence in the seventh art of Latin America.

They started on the radio doing theater and later went to the stage and later sneaked into the cinema, none of them wanted to have great leading characters, but to be the strength and charisma of the entire production and boy did they achieve it.

On De10.mx we present a count of the characters that were part of this Mexican acting dynasty.

Who were the Soler brothers?

Fernando Soler

Born on May 24, 1896, he was born in Saltillo, Coahuila, began his career in the theater, his parents were actor Domingo Díaz García and Irene Pavia Soler, two Spanish actors who came to Mexico. They were the ones who started the talent of their children in the “Soler Children’s Quartet” where they performed in a kind of family show that made artistic tours in the United States and Mexico.

Fernando Soler He represented a variety of characters where he was the authoritarian and moralistic father. Among his best works are his roles in A family of so many, To the sound of the marimba and the legendary Cruz Treviño Martínez de la Garza in The Black Sheep and its sequel You will not want your son’s wife, which earned him the Ariel for Best Actor in 1951. He died on October 24, 1979 due to complications caused by hemiplegia.

fernando soler

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Andres Soler

By far he was the most versatile actor of the Golden Film Era. Andrés was born on November 18, 1898 in Saltillo, he worked with many actors such as Jorge Negrete, Mario Moreno “Cantinflas”, Pedro Infante and Germán Valdés “Tin-Tan” . Of his brothers, he was the one who had the greatest presence with 192 films.

He made his film debut with Supreme Law and appeared in Fly young! Sinner, Orange blossoms for your wedding, A corner close to heaven. His charisma made him the most outstanding of his brothers.

andres soler

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Domingo Soler

He was born in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, in 1901 and became famous for representing Pancho Villa in the Fernando Fuentes film Let’s go with Pancho Villa! and to José María Morelos in Father Morelos and was the winner of the first Ariel Award for Best Actor in 1947 for La Barraca. He died in Acapulco at the age of 60 in 1961 due to heart failure.

domingo soler

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Julian Soler

He was born in Chihuahua on February 17, 1907, he was the youngest of the Soler brothers and is considered the first leading man of Mexican cinema. He began his theatrical career at the age of two in Blood and democracy and debuted until age 21 as a professional actor. On the big screen he made his first role in When do you commit suicide?. In 1941 he directed his first film A man has kissed me produced by Abel Salazar.

One of his most representative films Miss Barbara 1943, in which he falls in love with the role of María Félix. He passed away at age 70 on May 5, 1977.

julian soler

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Mercedes soler

She was the woman of the Soler dynasty. His time in the cinema was very short, since he made only 24 films, among which stand out Eagle or Sun Y Women’s prison. She married fellow actor Alejandro Ciangerotthi and retired from the cinema to dedicate herself to taking care of her family, she was the mother of the actor Fernand Luján and she died in 1971.

mercedes soler

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With information from Vanguard, Cinematotherapy Y The universal

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