Federico Curiel
Date of Birth
Feb 19, 1916
Birth Place:
Guadalajara, Mexico


Mexican director Federico Curiel is best-known for dozens of 1960s films casting the country's most popular masked wrestlers as superheroes in horror and science fiction situations. Wolf Ruvinskis (Neutron) and Rodolfo Guzman Huerta (Santo) figure prominently in many of his films, the former also starring in three features for Curiel between 1959 and 1960, repackaged from Mexican serials. Curiel...