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Gonzalo Caņas
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1937
Cuenca
Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Death: Oct. 29, 2012
Guadarrama
Madrid, Spain

Actor in film and puppeteer. He shared screen on "The adventures of Scramouche" with actors like Lina Morgan, Rafaela Aparicio or Tony Leblanc. He also collaborated on "The border of God" (1965), and "Single and mother in life" (1968). His consecration in cinema was in the "old days of color" by Pedro Olea (1969). His last appearances on screen was in "The green envelope" (1971) and "Mala yerba" (1991). His role as a puppeteer allowed him a long trip to India as his contacts with hippies colonies that country. In 2001 he bought the Hollywood barrack, which was the oldest puppet theater preserved in Spain, which began rehabilitate and also began to restore their automatons, to begin a tour of all Spain and also Czech Republic, Italy, France and Belgium. His last two performances were in December 2011 and January 2012 in Madrid. In his will provided for the donation of his theater to the city council of Madrid.

Cause of death: kidney failure. 
 
Burial:
Cementerio Municipal de Cuenca
Cuenca
Provincia de Cuenca
Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 
Created by: Errete
Record added: Oct 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99854263
Gonzalo Caņas
Added by: Errete
 
 
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