Emilio Vieyra

Emilio Vieyra (1921 in Buenos Aires -) sometimes credited Raúl Zorrilla) is a retired Argentine film director, actor, screenwriter and film producer, important in the Cinema of Argentina between 1950 and the 1990s.

He began as an actor in 1950 in the film Hombres a precio and appeared in Ayer fue primavera in 1955. As an actor he appeared in the acclaimed films such as the Gothic horror film Sangre de vírgenes (1967) , La Bestia desnuda (1971), El Gran aventura (1974) and in Angel, la diva y yo in 1999 - his last acting experience.

Vieyra began as a film director in 1962 and is most credited in this area of the Cinema of Argentina. He began directing Dr. Cándido Pérez, señoras in 1962, Extraña invasión in 1965 and also directed Sangre de vírgenes in which he starred. He often acted in his films, La Bestia desnuda in 1971 for example but often only worked as a direcotor, directing the acclaimed film Así es Buenos Aires in 1971 also.

In 1996 he directed Adiós, abuelo and retired from the industry in 2005.


As Director

Dr. Cándido Pérez, señoras (1962)

As actor

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