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José Mojica
Birth: Sep. 14, 1895
Death: Sep. 20, 1974

Actor, Singer. He was born in San Gabriel, Jalisco, Mexico. He debuted at the Arbeu Theatre in 1916 in "El Barbero de Sevilla" as tenor. Soon, he moved to New York, where was discovered by Enrico Caruso. There, he played in the Metropolitan Opera House with Mary Garden in "Pelleas et Melisande." In the 30s, he worked in Hollywood and Mexico, in films such as "One Mad Kiss" (1930), "Hay que Casar al Príncipe" (1931), "El Caballero de la Noche" (1932), "El Precio de un Beso" (1933), "El Rey de los Gitanos" (1933), "La Cruz y la Espada" (1934), "Un Capitán de Cosacos" (1934) and "Don Gil de Alcalá" (1939). When his mother died, he entered a franciscan monastery under the name of Fray Francisco José de Guadalupe in Lima, Perú. After his retirement, he appeared in a few films for collect money for his order, such as "El Pórtico de la Gloria" (1953) and "Seguiré Tus Pasos" (1966).  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
Iglesia de San Francisco
Lima, Peru
Plot: Catacombs.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jun 05, 2006
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José Mojica
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
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- kay richardson
 Added: Sep. 12, 2015

- Robert David Miller
 Added: Feb. 9, 2015
I remember when I was about 7 years old my grandparents who raised me, took me with them to see a movie at the famous Million Dollar theatre in downtown Los Angeles about Father Mojica with a brief address by him.
- Anthony Perez
 Added: Jan. 29, 2015
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