armando soto la marinabetter known as “twitch” gained great popularity in Mexican gold cinema, when he played To the most beloved Charro’s faithful ally in Mexico, pedro infante like on tape”when the brave die,mexican to the war cry“y”if they want to kill me tomorrow,
Despite being a particularly quiet and even nerdy character on screen, In real life Armando Soto had the characteristic of being controversial. and somewhat aggressive, which led to several divorces and conflicts with other actors such as Eulalio González “Piporo” and Pedro Armendárez.
he challenged Jorge Negrete to bullets
The press of the time highlighted an alleged lawsuit between Jorge Negretewho was affectionately called “el charro cantor” and “El Chicot”The buzz increased, as it is rumored that Pedro is a friend of the Infante. Challenged Jorge Negrete with bullets,
Despite the fact that today this trial could be considered very serious, during that time it was very common Many carried weapons without the need for a permit.Because it was not illegal.
However, these types of lawsuits made him bad reputation for actorwho ceased to make spectacular appearances on the small screen in 1946 after a serious car accident that nearly left him blind.
due to this reason armando’s violent character He was guilty that many producers stopped hiring him because they could not control him during recording, this made him stop appearing in the picture and ultimately led to his ruin.
During the 1970s, Armando’s desperation to return to the big screen led him to declare himself in film. hunger strike With the intention of hiring, outside the National Association of Actors (ANDA).
Thus he appeared on the big screen in low budget films like “killer gunman,of pure relaxation,ugly mexican“y”cross legs, Armando died of a heart attack in 1983 at his home in Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl.
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