Soler, Andrés, Domingo, and Fernando

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Soler, Andrés, Domingo, and Fernando

Andrés, Domingo, and Fernando Soler (b. 1899, 1902, 24 May 1900; d. 1969, 1961, 25 October 1979), Mexican film and stage actors. Three pillars of Mexican theater, altogether, the Soler brothers starred in over 200 films. They were key players in the "golden age" of Mexican cinema. Andrés and Domingo Soler served as character and secondary actors in such films as Doña Bárbara (1943), Historia de un gran amor (1942), La barraca (1944), and Si yo fuera diputado (1951). Fernando Soler had leading roles in the films Rosenda (1948), La oveja negra (1949), México de mis recuerdos (1943), Una familia de tantas (1948), and Sensualidad (1950), and received the Ariel from the Mexican film academy in 1951 for best performance by an actor. The Solers constitute one of the few family dynasties of Mexican cinema.

See alsoCinema: From the Silent Film to 1990 .


Luis Reyes De La Maza, El cine sonoro en México (1973).

E. Bradford Burns, Latin American Cinema: Film and History (1975).

Carl J. Mora, Mexican Cinema: Reflections of a Society: 1896–1980 (1982).

John King, Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America (1990).

Additional Bibliography

Coerver, Don M. Robert Buffington, and Suzanne B. Pastor. Mexico: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Culture and History. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2004.

Hershfeld, Joanne, and David Maciel. Mexico's Cinema: A Century of Film and Filmmakers. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1999.

Mora, Carl J. Mexican Cinema: Reflections of a Society, 1896–2004. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2005.

Paranagúa, Paulo Antonio. Mexican Cinema. London: British Film Institute, 1995.

                                          David Maciel