Rafael Lopez Portillo

Biography

Rafael Portillo directed over 50 films, but may best be remembered for his Aztec Mummy thriller trilogy: The Aztec Mummy (1957), Curse of the Aztec Mummy (1959), and Robot Vs. the Aztec Mummy (1959). Portillo started out as a film editor and, early in his career, trimmed Luis Bunuel's Mexican Busride (1952). In the early '80s, Portillo retired and moved to California. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi...