Francisco Rabal

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 52
Francisco Rabal Valera, better known as Paco Rabal, was a Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter born in Águilas, a town in the south-western part of the province of Murcia, Spain. Throughout his career, Rabal appeared in around 200 films working with directors including Francesc Rovira-Beleta, Luis Buñuel, José Luis Sáenz de Heredia, Carlos Saura,... read more

Francisco Rabal Valera, better known as Paco Rabal, was a Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter born in Águilas, a town in the south-western part of the province of Murcia, Spain. Throughout his career, Rabal appeared in around 200 films working with directors including Francesc Rovira-Beleta, Luis Buñuel, José Luis Sáenz de Heredia, Carlos Saura, Pedro Almodóvar, William Friedkin, Michelangelo Antonioni, Claude Chabrol, Luchino Visconti, and Gillo Pontecorvo. Paco Rabal was recognized both in his native Spain and internationally, winning the Award for Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for Los Santos Inocentes and a Goya Award for Best Actor for playing Francisco de Goya in Carlos Saura's Goya en Burdeos. One of Spain's most loved actors, Rabal also was known for his commitment to human rights and other social causes.

Birth Name

Francisco Rabal Valera

Born

Monday, 08 March 1926

Died

Wednesday, 29 August 2001

Actor Filmography

Protagonistas del recuerdo Juncal (archive footage) 2006
Divertimento Bernardo Gabler 2002
El sueño del caimán Anciano (as Paco Rabal) 2001
Dagon Ezequiel 2001
Cuéntame Azarías (archive footage), Don Juan (archive footage) 2001
Lázaro de Tormes El Ciego 2001
Moonfish Tio Nini 2000
Goya in Bordeaux Goya 1999
Talk of Angels Don Jorge 1998
Water Easy Reach 1998
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Protagonistas del recuerdo Juncal (archive footage) 2006
Divertimento Bernardo Gabler 2002
El sueño del caimán Anciano (as Paco Rabal) 2001
Dagon Ezequiel 2001
Cuéntame Azarías (archive footage), Don Juan (archive footage) 2001
Lázaro de Tormes El Ciego 2001
Moonfish Tio Nini 2000
Goya in Bordeaux Goya 1999
Talk of Angels Don Jorge 1998
Water Easy Reach 1998
Little Miracles Don Francisco 1997
Airbag Villambrosa 1997
Le jour et la nuit Cristobal 1997
Oedipo alcalde Tiresias 1996
On Earth as It Is in Heaven San Pedro 1995
The Lame Pigeon Tío Ricardo 1995
One Hundred and One Nights La voix de Buñuel (voice) 1995
Imágenes perdidas Himself (voice) 1991
L'autre Simm 1991
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Máximo Espejo 1990
Barroco El Hispano 1989
Scent of a Crime Coronel Olvera (as Paco Rabal) 1988
A Time Of Destiny Jorge Larraneta 1988
Divinas palabras Pedro Gailo 1987
History Remo 1986
Camorra (A Story of Streets, Women and Crime) Guaglione 1985
Scapegoat Comisario Cárdenas 1985
La hora bruja Cesar 1985
Marbella, un golpe de cinco estrellas Juan 1985
The Old Music Domingo Ferreiro 1985
Luces de bohemia Max Estrella 1985
Padre nuestro Abel 1985
The Lost Paradise El político anciano 1985
Los zancos Manuel 1984
The Holy Innocents Azarías 1984
Epílogo Rocabruno 1984
Buñuel Himself 1984
Truhanes Ginés Jiménez Valera 1983
Treasure of the Four Crowns Sócrates 1983
La colmena Ricardo Sorbedo 1982
Reborn Giacomo 1981
Nightmare City Major Warren Holmes 1980
The Rebel Tony 1980
Under Siege William Lombard 1980
Sbirro, la tua legge è lenta... la mia... no! Don Alfonso 1979
El buscón Mata 1979
Corleone Don Giusto Provenzano 1978
Stay as You Are Lorenzo 1978
Il prefetto di ferro Il brigante Albanese 1977
Sorcerer Nilo 1977
Long Vacations of 36 El Maestro 1976
The Desert of the Tartars Marshal Tronk 1976
Eye of the Cat Eminence 1975
Las bodas de Blanca Antonio 1975
C.I.A. Secret Story Mehdi Ben Barka 1975
Metralleta 'Stein' Comisario Emilio Mendoza 1975
Torment Agustín Caballero 1974
Il giovane Garibaldi Bento Gonçalvez 1974
The Devil Is a Woman Bishop Marquez 1974
Death Will Have Your Eyes The Blackmailer 1974
Counselor at Crime Vincent Garofalo 1973
La otra imagen 1973
Exorcism's Daughter 1972
It Can Be Done Amigo Franciscus 1972
La guerrilla El Cabrero 1972
Goya, historia de una soledad Goya 1971
Cutting Heads Díaz II 1970
Ann and Eve Francesco 1970
Eagles Over London Martin 1969
The Challenges Carlos 1969
Simón Bolívar José Antonio Del Llano 1969
Sangre en el ruedo Juan Carmona 1969
Spain Again Reportero 1969
Bloody Che Contra Che Guevara 1968
The Young Rebel Rodrigo Cervantes 1967
The Nun Dom Morel 1967
Belle de Jour Hyppolite 1967
Long Days of Vengeance Sceriffo Douglas 1967
The Witches Paolo (Segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La") 1967
Blue Panther Paco Castillo 1965
Currito de la Cruz Manuel Carmona 1965
El diablo también llora Tomás 1965
Weeping for a Bandit José María 'El Tempranillo' 1964
Mathias Sandorf Frédéric de Rotenbourg 1963
The Reunion Alberto 1963
I tromboni di Fra Diavolo Fra Diavolo 1962
Setenta veces siete The Horsethief 1962
L'Eclisse Riccardo 1962
Noche de verano Bernardo 1962
Viridiana Jorge 1962
At Five in the Afternoon Juan Reyes 1961
La mano en la trampa Cristóbal Achával 1961
La sed 1961
El hombre de la isla Lorenzo 'El moro' 1960
Trío de damas Alberto Sáinz Robledo 1960
Sonatas Marqués Javier de Bradomín 1959
Two Men in Town Superintendente 1959
Nazarin Padre Nazario 1959
Bugles of Fear Aceituno 1958
La Gerusalemme liberata Tancredi d'Altavilla 1958
La grande strada azzurra Salvatore 1957
Whom God Forgives Juan Cuenca 1957
Marisa Antonio 1957
Revelation Sergio Gresky 1955
La pícara molinera Cristóbal Paterna - el molinero 1955
Death of a Cyclist (uncredited) 1955
Historias de la radio Gabriel 1955
María Morena El Sevillano 1951
La honradez de la cerradura Ernesto 1950
Las Hurdes Himself - Spanish Narrator, 1996 (voice) 1933
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