The baritone singer and actor Demetrio González, one of the figures of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, who worked alongside greats like Luis Aguilar, Lola Beltran, Jose Alfredo Jimenez and Miguel Aceves Mejía, among others, died Sunday at 8:50 pm in his house in Tepoztlan, Morelos, at 87 years of age.
In an interview with Notimex, Rodolfo Gonzalez, son of so-called 'El Charro Spanish,' said his father "became very sick year from a stroke and was already very ill, died yesterday ".
He said that the actor "last year was very weak, but for a long time has been ill, so it was that the last seven years he lived there (Tepoztlan)".
He said Demetrio González was removed from the art around 35 years ago and much time was spent on their stuff; although in recent years was now completely removed from everything."
He added that he and Rodrigo and Barbara are the children who survived the late actor who celebrated a marriage with Maria Lourdes Rosas Priego and a second with Marina Tuero Tamayo.
In recent years, "his favorite pastime was watching television, where he saw his films, among his favorite were 'Los Laureles' and 'Caminos de Guanajuato' by his friend José Alfredo Jiménez," said Rodolfo.
Demetrio González was born in Asturias, Spain on October 7, 1927 and died on January 25, 2015 in Tepoztlan, Morelos.
The son of the actor reported that on Monday at 21:00's his remains were cremated at a well-known funeral home, where he was viewed by family and friends.
Born: 10/7/1927, Castiello de Bernueces Gijon, Asturias, Spain
Died: 1/25/2015, Tepoztlan, Morelos, Mexico
Demetrio González’s westerns – actor:
El jinete solitario – 1958
Guitarras de medianoche – 1958 (Demetrio)
Tan bueno el giro como el Colorado – 1959 (Demetrio González 'El Gallo Colorado')
Dos maridos baratos – 1960
El jinete solitario' en El valle de los desaparecidos: La venganza del jinete solitario – 1960 (Demetrio/Jinete solitario)
Los inocentes – 1961
Los laurels – 1961 (Rafael)
Pa' qué me sirve la vida – 1961 (Demetrio Morales)
Pobre del pobre - 1961
Los cinco halcones – 1962 (Doctor Demetrio)
Vuelven los cinco halcones – 1962 (doctor)
El lobo blanco - 1962
El amor llegó a Jalisco - 1963
Para todas hay – 1965
Gallo corriente, gallo valiente - 1966
Ambición sangrienta – 1968 (Teniente Fermín Moreno)
Cuatro hombres marcados - 1968