Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings (May 9, 1912 – June 18, 1963) was a Mexican film actor who made films in both Mexico and the United States. With Dolores del Río and María Félix, he was one of the best-known Latin American movie stars of the 1940s and 1950s.
Armendáriz was married to actress Carmelita Bohr (née Pardo) by whom he had one son and daughter. Pedro Armendáriz, Jr. also became an actor and appeared in the James Bond film Licence to Kill (1989); his daughter Carmen Armendáriz became a TV producer.
Armendáriz was born in Havana, Cuba, to Pedro Armendáriz García Conde (Mexican) and Adela Hastings (American). He was also the cousin of actress Gloria Marín. Armendáriz and his younger brother Francisco lived with their uncle Henry Hastings Senior in Laredo, Texas, after their mother died. He later studied in California. He started in the world of acting by participating in the stage plays performed by the theater group at the University of California, where he continued a career in law. He graduated with an engineering degree from the California Polytechnic State University.
Movies & TV shows
After completing his voyages, the Sailor and his crew come home to find a palace coup d'etat has occurred and his home city is being run by a brutal dictator. The young princess is both lustful and po...
During a lull in the Mexican Revolution when Francisco Madero became president, two former revolutionaries were fighting for the love of the same woman.
From Russia with Love
Agent 007 is back in the second James Bond film, this time battling a secret crime organization called SPECTRE. Bond is used to lure the Russians to help them steal the decoding device known as the Le...
Los valientes no mueren
Charro wants his sister to move into the upper classes and marry into a professional city-folk. She's in love with a person from the social class.
El tejedor de milagros
A man is making baskets. Remedios gave birth in front of the house of a woman and her aid, but the village is aware that the child born as a child is a miracle.
My Son, the Hero
An evil king makes a deal with a devil to kill his wife.
My Son, the Hero
The Mexican boondocks where the law can be ignored when it comes to seeking revenge are where this effective drama about vengeance is based. The story concerns two brothers who decide to avenge their ...
Dos hijos desobedientes
Meddling mom tries to set up her two cowboy sons to marry two sisters who are looking for husbands that cook and keep house.
Our Daily Hunger
A philanthropist meets a trophy wife of a crooked industrialist. There is a Mexican remake of Born Yesterday.
Some kids discover Beatriz's body during the Mexican Revolution. The police were looking into the history of Beatriz.
The story of two twins who meet for the first time when they are older is told in the film. A murderer who frightens the region has grown between outlaws. The man who murdered his father and became th...
An academic and his family return to the land and get involved in politics.
La cárcel de Cananea
A law officer is looking for an escaped convict.
The American Dream is collapsing for four members of a Mexican family.
Antonia was forced to marry Lucas to save her honor after she was raped. The mother of the girl pays Lucas 20,000 reales so that he won't get any closer to Antonia or the child to be born. Antonia wil...
The bandit leader and an upperclass girl are in love. She gets upset when she sees his banditry, but she agrees to let him abduct her so they can be together. She had killed off members of her family....
A Franciscan monk became an opera singer.
The Little Savage
The most fearsome pirate of all time. Betrayed and abandoned on an island, discover a fabulous treasure and fight to the death to save a child from the dangers and wild beasts.
A woman falls for a Zapatista general. She ends up fighting on the front lines when she sells her jewels to finance the revolution. Yeah, right.
Beyond All Limits
A wealthy fisherman and his family live in a coastal fishing village in a typical Mexican melodrama. When an American of dubious morality comes into town, their lives are turned upside down. The Ameri...
Ando volando bajo
Two hot-shot pilots work for the same company and dislike each other.
Thirst for Love
Las señoritas Vivanco
Two genteel grandmother-types take to crime when their inheritance is not spent.
The Wonderful Country
Having fled to Mexico from the United States. Martin Brady traveled to Texas to broker an arms deal for his Mexican boss after killing his father's murderer. Brady had a gun shipment stolen while he w...
There is a love triangle composed of three freedom fighters: a colonel, a widow and a fiery female soldier.
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Pedro thinks he can get what he wants with money and arrogance.
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
Desilu productions produced the American television anthology series, Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse. The show ran on CBS from 1959 to 1960. Two of the 48 episodes were used as pilots for The Untouchab...
Cuando ¡Viva Villa! es la muerte
The third and final chapter of the series was written by Ismael Rodrguez.
James Prothero is a 43-year-old man who is sick to death of carting goods back and forth across the world, and he is the skipper of a ship that is about to leave South America for Britain. He realized...
The Big Boodle
In pre-Castro Cuba, a tough guy fights counterfeiters.
La mujer que no tuvo infancia
A woman with a neurotic compulsion to act like a child is in love with a psychiatrist.
Men and Wolves
Two people are hunting. Teresa is the center of attention.
The Mexican film is a feature film.
Diane de Poitiers became King Henry II's mistress in 1500s France after being asked by Francis I to tutor his son.
Canasta de Cuentos Mexicanos
Canasta De Cuento Mexicanos was released in 2004. Luisa attracts a lot of men because of her intelligence and sharp tongue. Canasta De Cuento Mexicanos movie sparks fly when she meets Carlos. Canasta ...
The love of the Tartar princess Bortai was one of the reasons for the battles against the Tartar armies. The emperor is Genghis Khan.
The Hidden One
According to the number of times it has been shown on Spanish-language cable TV, La escondida is one of the most popular and beloved of the Maria Felix vehicles. The star runs the emotional spectrum a...
The Littlest Outlaw
Little Pablito is the son of a cruel horse trainer. The trainer is responsible for training the Mexican General's horse to jump. The trainer's methods cause the horse to become afraid of jumping and t...
A team of doctors sets out through a steamy African jungle to check an outbreak of sleeping sickness.
In order to keep up the fight against the Yankees, a Confederate officer travels to a Mexican border town to buy guns, but who can he trust?
In the port of Havana, two biracial children grow up together. She is the daughter of a white man who died in a ship and of a black woman who is African. She fell in love with a Mexican captain, who s...
Dos mundos y un amor
Tensions in an international marriage can be caused by cultural differences.
Rebellion of the Hanged
A peasant working in the Mexican jungles with his family is disgusted with the living conditions he and his co-workers are forced to live in, and he starts a revolt against his bosses.
Reto a la vida
Self-righteous young Social Services woman puts all her faith in the institutional answers to questions of the Public Good, and she destroys a couple of lives in the process.
The Borgia family ruled Italy in the early 16th century. César wants his sister's husband killed. The Borgias will be challenged by Lucrce's strong lover.
A tough young man who helps to kick poor people out of their houses falls in love with a girl. Her father's building is about to be torn down.
The arrogant Arizmendi, pelota champion, lives in a state of intoxication because of his success and disdain for women who love him. Arizmendi is going to lose a game. In order to get away with it, Ar...
Los tres alegres compadres
A family is at a fair.
In the lobby of the hospital of the City of Mexico, Dr. Alberto Robles receives a letter from his friend Juan the priest of Santa Cruz. In the text, the priest tells him that they both lived before hi...
Carne de presidio
Warners-style action in a jailhouse drama.
A poor shepherd is going to marry a beautiful woman. The plan was devised by the woman's father.
Camino del infierno
When a robbery goes wrong and the thief takes a singer as a hostage, they fall in love and try to rebuild their lives, but tragedy strikes in the most unexpected way.
Ella y Yo
Pedro Muoz is made to see his luck by his aunt.
Bodas de fuego
Wuthering Heights is a Gothic-y love story.
Por querer a una mujer
Ranch melodrama: romantic triangle leads to multiple murders.
The death of Cardoza, a candidate for mayor of a village, leads to Mr. To conduct an investigation. The mayor lives in fear of the chief and only succeeded in ending the injustice done to them by him....
By the False Door
Although Adela does not belong to him, he has always helped her family, even though they only care about money and not the virtues of man.
La loca de la casa
A novice nun returns to her parent's house to marry a creditor in order to save her family's fortune.
The story of a fear-inspiring revolutionary general who develops a passion for the daughter of a wealthy villager. The girl is not happy at first sight.
Pancho Villa vuelve
Two romantic rivals join the Mexican Revolution on opposing sides. The movie's more interested in the love triangle than in the war.
At the beginning of the oil boom in Oklahoma, a rancher is killed in a fight. Brad Brady and Jim Redbird are childhood friends of Cherokee's. When the oil and money start to come in, Brad and Jim both...
A classic tale of family and obsession has been directed by Emilio Fernandez. In order to escape her suffocating home life, Raimunda's daughter Acacia accepted a marriage proposal from a man she doesn...
El charro y la dama
A rich girl plays jokes on a man that she will marry.
A popular song is the basis of the song. Heavy drinking and partying are caused by an unhappy love affair.
We Were Strangers
China Valdes joined the Cuban underground after her brother was killed by the secret police. She fell in love with Tony Fenner. Tony has a plan to assassinate a high official and blow up the Cuban hie...
Al caer la tarde
A woman goes with a man who is trying to take over a neighboring estate.
There is a group of Indians who live on a small Mexican island and dislike outsiders. Due to Jose Maria's lack of means, Maclovia's father won't allow them to marry or communicate with each other.
In John Ford's exploration of the mythology of American heroes, he slowly reveals the character of Owen Thursday, who sees his new posting to the Fort Apache as a chance to claim the military honour w...
A dying woman and her baby are found by three outlaws. They will bring the baby to safety even at the risk of their own lives.
There is a horse-trainer and a woman. Her brothers don't like to see her with someone.
En la Hacienda de la Flor
"Juan Charrasqueado" is a sequel. The daughter of the man who killed his father is the woman he's engaged to.
A poor Mexican diver discovers a valuable pearl in the ocean, but it brings trouble to his family.
La casa colorada
A rich man's son kills a woman. There were many problems.
The Mexican state of Tabasco has anti-Catholic and anti-cleric policies that lead to the persecution of the state's last remaining priest.
Albur de amor
In a romantic melodrama, high-stakes card games and cockfights were played out.
A Mexican movie.
The foreman is conquered by the beauty and charm of Amalia in the mid-nineteenth century. Ricardo is going to become the rich owner of a mine after being prevented from consummating their love. On his...
During the tumult of early 20-century Mexico, a young woman is forced to provide for her son and fight the difficulties of being an unmarried mother because of her abandonment by her man.
El capitán Malacara
After being laid up for a month with a broken leg, the misogynist military asshole learns all the needed life-lessons.
A young journalist is questioning an old artist about a portrait of a naked Indian woman. The story of Maria Candelaria, a young Indian woman who was rejected by her own people for being the daughter ...
Alma de bronce
Do you know what this is about?
Calaveras del terror
Feature-length version of a serial, originally in twelve chapters. Three-hour runtime, later re-edited into two 90 minute features called Las Calaveras Del Terror and Vuelven Las Calaveras Del Terror....
El corsario negro
There is murder, revenge, ruling power and romance in the Mexican drama.
Vuelven las calaveras del terror
There are social justice warriors. On a horse. The six-hour collection of serial chapters was edited down into a 3-hour feature. Two 90-minute features were re-released. This is the second one, the fi...
La Guerra de los Pasteles
A musical comedy about a chef and his daughter.
There were many adventures in the banana industry.
Do you know what this is about?
The film features Fernandez as a character. The lion's share of the footage is devoted to the romance between Esperanza, granddaughter of a common laborer, and Jose Luis Castro, the firebrand son of a...
Another Dawn was released in English-speaking communities. Pedro Armendariz plays Octavio, a henchman to a slain labor leader. Octavio protects a cache of valuable documents for his fallen boss. He re...
Tierra De Pasiones
Both the hero and rich man are after the same woman.
La epopeya del camino
Do you know what this is about?
Del rancho a la capital
A family is close to financial ruin.
The Mexican army commanded by Captain Allende moved to the Island of thePassion in the Pacific in 1909. The island is administered by the government of France after the revolution.
Soy puro mexicano
A group of outlaws cross an espionage ring of agents.
Allá en el bajio
White hats vs. ranchera/western. There are black hats.
Ni sangre ni arena
Cantinflas is a big fan of the bullfight show. Manolete is a professional bullfighter who is similar to Cantinflas. Manolete has to give a bullfight show in a village, but Cantinflas arrives first, an...
El Zorro de Jalisco
Isabel, the daughter of Don Antonio, returns to her town after five years to visit her father. The whole town is in a state of terror after her dad was killed by the municiple government. The phrase "...
El secreto del sacerdote
Three boys grow up to be priests, military commanders and the town mayor.
An elderly homeless dude is able to get into a situation where a young woman's uncle and her boyfriend ask him to impersonate her long-lost father and give her some nurturing parent attention.
The Plantation owner is enamored with his peasant girls. It causes problems.
El jefe máximo
The film was directed by Fernando de Fuentes.
El charro Negro
The Lone Ranger inspired a masked avenger.
La China Hilaria
The engagement may never come back from Texas. Two guys are interested in her.
La reina del río
Con Los Dorados De Villa
The orphan daughter of a friend who was killed in battle was adopted by three Villa's soldiers.
Una luz en mi camino
A blind writer struggles to get his work published, while a girl he's sweet on disappears from his life when her employer puts the moves on her.
Jalisco nunca pierde
Marriages and romance are on the hacienda.
Las cuatro milpas
Bad dude tries to make time with a good dude's fiancée. When he can't get anywhere with her, he and his sidekick frame the good dude for a murder and a bunch of thefts.
A beautiful peasant girl runs afoul of her landlord's horny son and he poisons the well between her and her fiancée, so she runs away and joins the Revolution.
Young silversmith runs for office, butts heads with political machine that's sucking the town dry.
Amapola Del Camino
There is a comedy called Ranchera.