Monday, November 20, 2017

RIP Claudio Báez



Claudio Báez dies at 69: one of the great villains of telenovelas

The actor left a great legacy in television due to his participation in dozens of soap operas, especially in the decade of the 90's. His last works were in the melodramas ‘Muchacha italiana viene a casarse’ and ‘Despertar contigo’.

Univision
November 19, 2017

Mexican actor Claudio Báez died the afternoon of November 19 at the age of 69. Although the causes of his death is still unknown, he had been suffering from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) for several years, which prevented him from breathing well.

The actor, born in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco on March 23, 1948, we remember him as one of the great villains in nineties melodramas as 'Dos Mujeres y un camino' alongside Laura León and Biby Gaytán , as well as in ' 'El Premio Mayor', along with Carlos Bonavides.

From a very young age, Claudio Báez began to play parts in the world of telenovelas. His first incursion was in the melodrama 'Cuando los hijos van' , in 1983. There were appearances in soap operas such as 'Guadalupe', 'Los años felices' and 'Vivir un poco', where he achieved much popularity and success.

From the beginning of the decade of 1990 he was seen in productions like 'La pícara soñadora',  'Triángulo', 'El privilegio de amar' and 'Nunca te olvidaré', with Edith González.

For 2000 he started working on 'Mujer de madera', 'Mundo de fieras' and 'Mi pecado', and in recent years he was seen in 'La gata', ''Muchacha italiana viene a casarse' and 'Despertar contigo' as the Colonel Basilio Santamaría.

On the personal side, he was married to the actress Isaura Espinoza, but years later they separated on good terms and continued to work together on various projects. In addition to being a great actor in soap operas, another of his great passions were musical comedies, as in the musical 'Mamá ama el rock', with Angélica María.


BAEZ, Claudio
Born: 2/23/1948, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Died: 11/19/2017 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

Claudio Báez’s westerns – actor:
Contrato con la muerte - 1985

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