Julio Bracho, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Julio Bracho

1909-1978 Mexican film director and screenwriter

Date of Birth: 17-Jul-1909

Place of Birth: Durango, Mexico

Date of Death: 26-Apr-1978

Profession: screenwriter, film director, theater director

Nationality: Mexico

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Julio Bracho

  • Julio Bracho Gavilán (17 July 1909 – 26 April 1978) was a Mexican film director and screenwriter. Bracho was born as ninth of eleven children of Julio Bracho y Zuloaga and his wife Luz PĂ©rez Gavilán.
  • His sister Guadalupe Bracho PĂ©rez-Gavilán became known as Andrea Palma, his brother JesĂşs became known as theatrical designer and painter, and his brother Toribio, became Jesuit and missionary in China.
  • One of his cousins was Dolores del RĂ­o and RamĂłn Novarro.
  • The family moved to Mexico City in 1913.
  • He was engaged in modern theater projects in Mexico, he was founding member of the Teatro OrientaciĂłn, and he founded and organized the Escolares del Teatro group, Mexico City, in 1931, as well as the Trabajadores del Teatro group in 1933, and the Teatro de la Universidad in 1936.
  • Bracho directed 50 films between 1941 and 1978.
  • He also wrote 36 for films between 1941 and 1974. From 1955 to 1957, he was married to actress Rosenda Monteros.
  • In 1973 he was a member of the jury at the 8th Moscow International Film Festival.

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