Hugo Fregonese, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hugo Fregonese

Argentine film director

Date of Birth: 08-Apr-1908

Place of Birth: Mendoza, Argentina

Date of Death: 11-Jan-1987

Profession: screenwriter, film director

Nationality: Argentina

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Hugo Fregonese

  • Hugo Geronimo Fregonese (April 8, 1908 in Mendoza – January 11, 1987 in Tigre) was an Argentine film director and screenwriter who worked both in Hollywood and his home country.He made his directorial debut in 1943.
  • In 1949, he directed Apenas un delincuente.
  • Most of Fregonese's American films were Westerns and crime melodramas, like Man in the Attic (1953) and Black Tuesday (1954).
  • He worked with such Hollywood actors as Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Anthony Quinn, Edward G.
  • Robinson, Luisa Vehil, Víctor Laplace, Soledad Silveyra, Paul Naschy and Joel McCrea, among others. For directing the now-almost forgotten film My Six Convicts (1952), Fregonese was nominated for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing - Feature Film.

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