|Birth name||Francisco Valladares Barragan|
|Birth|| As August 20 as 1935 |
Pilas , Sevilla , Spain
|Death|| As March 17 as 2012 |
(76 years old)
Madrid , Spain
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
Francisco Valladares Barragan , known artistically as Paco Valladares ( Pilas , Sevilla , 20 of August of 1935 - Madrid , 17 of March of 2012 ), [ 1 ] he was an actor Spanish for theater , film , dubbing and television .
He developed an extensive professional career, mainly in the theater, where he participated in many of the main dramatic productions that have been made in the Spanish theater scene during the last fifty years. One of the last works carried out, he took him on a tour throughout Spain with the detective comedy Trampa mortal Ira Levin , with María Garralón, Alejandro Navamuel, Marisa Segovia and Rafael Esteban. It is a work that Paco Valladares had already performed on two previous occasions, a classic of the detective genre that has just been revived at the Noël Coward Theater in London by
Endowed with a magnificent voice and with musical training, Valladares participated as a dramatic interpreter in symphonic concerts and in successful musical comedies; the most recent: Víctor o Victoria [ 2 ] by Blake Edwards with music by Henry Mancini , adapted and directed by Jaime Azpilicueta , premiered in Madrid on September 28, 2005.
At the age of seven, he moved with his family from Seville to Madrid, the city where he lived since then. At fourteen he was part of a famous children's theater company at the now defunct Fontalba Theater in Madrid.
He studied Dramatic Art at the Madrid Conservatory (today the Royal School of Dramatic Art of Madrid ) and has Mercedes Prendes and Manuel Dicenta as teachers . He also receives private lessons from José Franco . She has musical training, having received singing lessons from Marimí del Pozo , a disciple of José María Alvira and Ana Higueras .
He has been linked to television since its origins in 1956 , where he was the first continuity announcer for Televisión Española (TVE). He takes part in the dramatic spaces of TVE. He presents variety shows and participates in magazines in which he performs various comic skits .
In the 80s , those of the Movida Madrileña , had a television space in which it recited the lyrics of the most popular songs of the moment: the lyrics of the heaviest , most punk songs ... as if from classics from the Golden Age it was. The result was hilarious: at the same time that Valladares paid attention to the lyrics of the songs that almost everyone hummed, he aroused laughter by pronouncing the chorus, which everyone knew, with an always original and different intonation.
In April 2009 he received the Mayte Theater Award for the work of a lifetime and in 2011 recognitions such as the Investiture of Mayoral of Honor of the Brotherhood of Wine of Valdepeñas (Ciudad Real) or the appointment as Universal Quijote in Mota del Cuervo ( Basin).
He joins the TEU Company ( Spanish University Theater ), directed by Jacinto and Modesto Higueras, which has a wide repertoire of classical and contemporary theater. Later, he became part of the National Chamber Theater Company. Among many other works, he intervenes in the Auto Sacramental Life is a dream by Pedro Calderón de la Barca , Sur by Julien Green , Tea and Sympathy by Robert Anderson (together with Josita Hernán ); Asmodee by François Mauriac , The day after Luis Francisco Rebello,The Knight of Olmedo of Lope de Vega , Monies are quality of Lope de Vega , Medea of Euripides , Cute Don Diego (1955) of Agustín Moreto , [ 3 ] Doña Endrin Manuel Criado de Val (adaptation of the Book of Good Love of the Archpriest of Hita ), There will be no Trojan War by Jean Giraudoux , etc.
In its beginnings, it was part of the most important repertoire companies: the Compañía de María Jesús Valdés and José María Mompín , directed by José Luis Alonso , with Macbeth (1957), Measure by measure (1955) and La fierecilla domada (1954) by William Shakespeare , The best mayor, the king (1955) by Lope de Vega , The Prodigal Son (1955) by José de Valdivieso , La Celestina (1956) by Fernando de Rojas , etc .; the Company of Lola Membrives with Al fin mujer andLa Malquerida by Jacinto Benavente and The River Entered Seville by José María Pemán directed by Alberto González Vergel ; the Company of Fernando Fernán Gómez and Analía Gadé with The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare ; the Compañía de Asunción Sancho with Un 30 de Febrero by Alfonso Paso , directed by the author; the Eslava Theater Companyof Madrid , under the direction of Luis Escobar , and together with Asunción Sancho, with A tram called desire(1961) by Tennessee Williams , [ 4 ] Love is a runaway horse (1961) by Luis Escobar and Yerma (1960) by Federico Garcia Lorca , etc .; Company Guillermo Marín and Amparo Soler Leal with the prodigious shoemaker of Federico Garcia Lorca ; the company of Carmen Bernardos , under the direction of Ángel Fernández Montesinos , in The Valencian Widow of Lope de Vega ...
In 1964 he involved in the distribution of Fever June of Alfonso Paso with Ana Maria Vidal , Victoria Rodriguez ... In the same year involved in assembling Ear private and the public eye of Peter Shaffer with Andrés Mejuto .
At the Marquina Theater , she starred in great successes such as Barefoot in the Park (1965) along with Sonia Bruno and Lilí Murati , Sola in the Dark (1967) by Frederick Knott, directed by Jaime Azpilicueta , with María Asquerino , the revival of Historia de una staircase by Antonio Buero Vallejo , directed by José Osuna, together with Cándida Losada , Victoria Rodríguez and Nuria Carresi , La casa de las chivas (1969) by Jaime Salom directed by José María Loperena together withMaría José Alfonso and Terele Pávez who remained on the bill for more than three years, [ 6 ] etc.
He plays the role of Don Juan in Don Juan or the love of geometry by Max Frisch , with the National Chamber and Rehearsal Theater Company under the direction of Víctor Catena, with the Madrid Jazz Orchestra playing music by Adolfo Waitzman at the Spanish Theater.
She stars in Las Mariposas son libre by Leonard Gershe directed by José Luis Alonso with Elena María Tejeiro and Milagros Leal , in which she interprets the song “ Las mariposas son libre ” composed by Julio Iglesias . This work remained on the bill for almost four years. Years later, he performed it again with Verónica Forqué .
At the Infanta Beatriz Theater, she performs in ¡Qué absurda es la gente absurda! (1974) by Alan Ayckbourn , directed by Jaime Azpilicueta , together with María José Alfonso , Marisa de Leza , Mari Carmen Yepes , Fernando Guillén and José Vivó . [ 8 ]
At the Mérida Classical Theater Festival he takes part in La Orestíada (1975) by Esquilo , directed by José Tamayo Rivas with music by Cristóbal Halftter and in Las Bacantes (1978) by Eurípides with music by Carmelo Bernaola and directed by José Luis Morera.
He stars in History of a horse (1979), adaptation of a story by Tolstoi , directed by Manuel Collado Sillero , with José María Rodero and María José Alfonso . [ 9 ] Years later, in 2001, he reinterpreted the character of Prince Serpujolvskoi in a musical adaptation by José Nieto with Carlos Hipólito .
Directed by Ángel Fernández Montesinos, he stars in Deadly Trap by Ira Levin , along with María Silva and Trini Alonso , a work that he replaces years later with María Kosty , Marisol Ayuso , Arsenio León and Emiliano Redondo .
In 1990 she starred in El Señor de las Fígaro by Jaime Salom with Emma Penella , Emma Ozores ... She starred, along with Lola Herrera , in Seconds Out directed by Ángel García Moreno at the Fígaro theater. In 1991, he performed La noche delSaturday , by Jacinto Benavente , with Gemma Cuervo and Vicente Parra at the Teatro Español. He plays the role of El Mundo in the auto sacramental El gran teatro del mundo by Pedro Calderón de la Barca in 2000 with the Lope de Vega Company directed by José Tamayo Rivaswhich was performed in numerous Spanish churches and cathedrals, in the Vatican City and at the Madrid Fine Arts Theater. [ 10 ]
He makes a finished Don Juan in the work Inés unbuttoned (2005), by Antonio Gala , a recreation of the myth of Don Juan Tenorio, together with Concha Velasco and Nati Mistral directed by Pedro Olea . [ 11 ] He intervenes, like Don Juan, in the dramatized reading of Don Juan de Zorrilla in the show 50 voices for Don Juan (2005), directed by Mario Gas at the Spanish Theater .
He participated in successful musical comedies in which his performance as a dramatic actor adds his performance as a singer in musical numbers. He starred in Yo quiero a mi mujer by Michel Steward with music by Cy Coleman, along with Alfredo Landa , María Luisa Merlo and Josele Román , under the direction of Jaime Azpilicueta ; Por la calle de Alcalá (1983), musical by Ángel Fernández Montesinos and Arteche with choreography by Portillo, together with Esperanza Roy , and the musical by Ángel Fernández Montesinos and Arteche Mom, I want to be an artist! (1986) with Concha Velasco .
Involved in the operetta buffa Calipso , modern version and adaptation of the young Telemachus by Pedro Víllora with stage direction by Roger Angel and musical Montserrat Font Marco, work that opens the Mérida Theater Festival 2006. [ 13 ]
Television and radio
In 1956 , from the Spanish National Radio staff , he became the first continuity announcer for Televisión Española , along with Laura Valenzuela , Blanca Álvarez Mantilla , David Cubedo and Jesús Álvarez . [ 14 ]
He stars in Diego de Acevedo (1966), the first series filmed by TVE, [ 15 ] and later stars David Copperfield , directed by Juan Guerrero Zamora , which can be considered as the first long-running novel in the history of television in Spain.
He starred in great works of Spanish and universal theater carried out in the “ Estudio 1 ” space and participated in other series produced by TVE over almost 20 years. He presents variety shows such as Noches de Gala (1994) [ 18 ] and Suena la Copla . Participate with musical numbers in the annual galas of Castilla-La Mancha Televisión .
Participate in the magazines directed by María Teresa Campos , Ésta es su casa ( TVE 1990-1991), Pasa la vida (TVE 1991-1996) Day by day (1996-2004) on Telecinco and Every day (2004-2005) on Antena 3 , in which he interprets various comic sketches , the most famous being the recreation of a fictional marriage with María Teresa Campos, of which it is worth highlighting the stage in which the couple recreated a humorous news program. [ 19 ]
In the mid-late 50s, he joined the dubbing profession in Madrid. With his gallant voice he lent his voice to actors such as Clint Eastwood (" The good, the ugly and the bad "), Alain Delon ( "The Gatopardo "), Robert Redford (" All the president's men "), Robert Wagner ( " Of Love and War "), Richard Burton (" Cleopatra (1963 film) "), Sidney Poitier (" Outlaw Hunter"), among others. Activity that was spaced and abandoned over time due to his other professional activities. He dubbed hundreds of characters.
He performs numerous poetry recitals with a repertoire that includes the great Latin American poets: Bécquer , Lorca , Machado , Miguel Hernández , Quevedo , and Santa Teresa de Jesús , among others, accompanied by music by Bach , Boccherini , Manuel de Falla , Sabicas y Sors that alternates with texts by singer-songwriters such as Joan Manuel Serrat or Joaquín Sabina . Starts the musical poetic show With these verses from my landDirected by Ángel Fernández Montesinos together with Agustín Maruri on guitar, with whom he made a highly successful tour of Spain and Latin America.
Her participation in symphonic concerts is frequent, among which Ariadna in Naxos stands out , with the Radio Television Orchestra conducted by Hans Von Benda at the Palacio de la Música in Madrid. He premieres, at the Royal Theater of Madrid, with the Koan Chamber Group "The Sound of War" by Luis de Pablo and Vicente Aleixandre , Oedipus Rex by Stravinski , in two versions, the first with the RTVE Orchestra and choir under the address Antoni Ros-Marbà , and the second, with the Orchestra of Valencia directed by Manuel Galduf, Peter and the wolf with the Orchestra of Madrid, directed by Mercedes Padilla, Dionisio, in Memoriamon texts by Dionisio Ridruejo , with the Orquesta Filarmonía under the direction of Leonardo Balada , together with the Choir Orfeón Filarmónico Magerit, Cantata Manriqueña by Claudio Prieto , with the Symphonic Orchestra of Castilla y León conducted by Pascual Osa, in the Cathedral of Palencia.
The CBS Company hires him for five years, during which time he records several albums. He also records poetry records: With these verses from my land (edited by Discos Home) and Spanish Rhapsody. Anthology of popular poetry , which is part of the book of the same title by Antonio Burgos, edited by La Esfera. He records for EMEC DISCOS monographs dedicated to Spanish poets in a collection entitled Poetas Españoles en la voz de Francisco Valladares, which includes their declamations by the poets Miguel Hernández, Rafael de León, Antonio Machado, Federico García Lorca and Juan Ramón Jiménez with musical backgrounds interpreted by the guitarist Agustín Maruri and the cellist Michael Kevin Jones, these were his last recordings and constitute a master lesson in his incomparable art as a poetic rhapsodist. The series was interrupted because of his death.
He also participates as an actor or narrator in some films such as:
- The great family (1962), by Fernando Palacios .
- Franco: that man . ( 1964 ) By José Luis Sáenz de Heredia
- The game of the goose . ( 1966 ) By Manuel Summers
- Two magazine girls . ( 1972 ) By Mariano Ozores Jr.
- A man like the others . ( 1974 ) By Pedro Masó
- Slightly widowed . ( 1975 ) By Javier Aguirre
- False eyelashes . ( 1982 ) By Enrique Belloch
- The house has to be unmade . ( 1986 ) By José Luis García Sánchez
- Manolito Gafotas . ( 1999 ) By Luis Miguel Albaladejo
- Grandma's Secret . ( 2005 ) From Belén Anguas
- Spanish culture loses the versatility of Francisco Valladares
- ABC Journal , ed. (June 16, 1955). " The cute Don Diego , from Moreto, represented by the TEU at the María Guerrero" . Retrieved February 21, 2012 .
- " A streetcar called Desire was released at the Reina Victoria , Diario ABC, January 19, 1961" .
- ABC Journal , ed. (January 17, 1964). « The dream of a summer night in Spanish» . Retrieved November 22, 2011 .
- ABC Journal , ed. (January 12, 1969). " La casa de las chivas , by Salom in the Marquina" . Retrieved May 26, 2011 .
- ABC Journal , ed. (January 18, 1974). " The foundation , by Buero Vallejo" .
- ABC Journal , ed. (December 27, 1974). ' How absurd are absurd people! of Ayckbourn in the Beatriz » .
- ABC Journal , ed. (October 26, 1979). «A nice show: 'Story of a horse ' » . Retrieved May 26, 2011 .
- The Country , ed. (November 23, 2000). "José Tamayo returns with 'The great theater of the world', by Calderón" .
- ABC Journal , ed. (March 14, 2005). " Inés unbuttoned arrives at the Lope de Vega in Seville " .
- ABC Journal , ed. (November 14, 2007). « An inspector calls , the return of Paco Valladares to the drama» .
- The Country , ed. (July 8, 2006). "Warm welcome in Mérida to 'Calipso', a diversion based on 'The Odyssey ' " .
- Manuel Gómez García, ed. (1998). «Dictionary of theater. Page 857 » .
- The Reason , ed. (March 17, 2012). «Biography of Paco Valladares» .
- YouTube : Video of the Interview of the Andalusian Stars at the Casino de la Exposición, in Seville, on February 27, 1989 (In Spanish) Accessed on March 8, 2011
- YouTube : First Images of Canal Sur Televisión, on February 27, 1989 (In Spanish) Accessed on March 8, 2011
- The Country , ed. (February 6, 1994). "Joaquín Prat and Miriam Díaz Aroca leave the 'Gala Nights ' program " .
- The Country , ed. (September 28, 1992). " Pasa la vida " .