Mario Almada Otero
(born January 7, 1922) is a Mexican actor. His career has run for over seventy years. He is mostly known for his roles in Mexican urban westerns and action cinema, often portraying the 'good guy'. The IMDB
lists him appearing in about three hundred films. Even though his popularity has declined since the 80's, he continues to be one of Mexico's most popular film figures, the most well-known in the genre. He is brother of actor Fernando Almada
He was born in Huatabampo Sonora, but his parents soon changed their residence to Ciudad Obregón
, and Mexico City
. Coming from a family closely tied to the entertainment industry, he first worked at a night club owned by his father called Cabaret Señorial. By then, his brother Fernando had already started his career as an actor, which led Mario to become producer and director for his first films, writing his first movie script in 1963. Since then he has been working in this industry, acting, directing and producing. His long career and filmography earned him the Guinness World Records'
distinction as the living actor appearing in the most movies.
For his contributions to the motion picture industry, Almada has been inducted onto the Paseo de las Luminarias
in Mexico City.
- La Misma Luna (2007)
- El Charro Juárez (2007)
- Una de Balazos (2005)
- El Dedos de Oro (2004)
- Tianguis, Ratas de la Ciudad (2003)
- El Gavilán de la Sierra (2002)
- Avioneta Colombiana (2002)