June 22, 2024

Tin-Tan (Germán Valdés) Biography, Age, Death, Spouse, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 19, 2019

Short Biography

Tin-Tan (Germán Valdés) was born on 19-09-1915 in Ciudad Juarez in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. He was a Mexican Film Actor, Comedian & Singer.

Other Name: Germán Valdés, German Valdez, Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez Valdés de Castillo, German Valdes
Other Professions: Comedian Singer

Tin-Tan Complete Bio & Career

Tin Tan’s actual name is Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez Valdés de Castillo. It was one of his friend who advised him to change his screen name to Tin Tan. He becoming an actor was surprise to many. He was a sweeper or the XEJ station in Ciudad Juarez, when he decided to try and mimic the radio announcers for fun. His funny personality was highly appreciated by the audience and he was promoted to the main radio announcer. During this time, he got noticed by Paco Miller who approached him to work in films.
He began his film career through the film titled Summer Hotel in the year 1944. Soon, he became one of the most sought after actor of Mexican film industry and his film Calabacitas tiernas was chosen as the best Mexican film in the year 1948. In a career that spanned for 30 years, he appeared in over 100 films and most of them had a great run at the box-office. He was last seen in American musical drama film Charlotte's Web in the year 1973.
Behind the camera, he was closely associated with a lot of his co-stars and was considered as a bad boy of his time. He was arguably the biggest legend of the Mexican film industry and to honour his contribution a Mural of Tin Tan was made at the Multiforo Cultural Alicia. Even Google honoured him with a Doodle on his 104th birth anniversary in European countries like Sweden, Italy, Iceland and Central America.

Tin-Tan Popular Videos

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 29-06-1973 in Mexico City, Mexico at the age of 57.

DEATHDAY 29 June,1973 (Friday)

Tin-Tan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Rafael Gómez-Valdés Angellini and Guadalupe Castillo. He had 3 brothers named Manuel 'Loco' Valdés, Ramón Valdés, and Antonio Valdés. He was married to Magdalena Martínez from 1937 to 1948. The couple together had a child. He then married Micaela Vargas in 1948 and divorced her in 1955. The couple together had 3 children. He was then married to actress Rosalía Julián from 1956 until his death in 1973. The couple together had 2 children.

Life's Important Dates Of Tin-Tan

Body Measurements

Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Nationality Mexican
Religion Christian
Address Mexico City, Mexico
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling and Dancing
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Summer Hotel (1944)
Best Movies Tender Pumpkins (1949), The Adventures of Pito Perez (1957), Chanoc en las garras de las fieras (1970), and Chanoc contra el tigre y el vampiro (1972) among many others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website http://www.supermexicanos.com/tintan/


Favorite Sport Football

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Tin-Tan

  • A statue of Tin Tan is placed at Génova Street in Zona Rosa of Mexico City.
  • He holds the record of having kissed the most actresses in his career.
  • He was also one of several people who were originally intended to be on the front cover of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band but declined the invitation.
  • He was the subject of the 2005 documentary, Ni Muy Muy… Ni Tan Tan… Simplemente Tin Tán.
  • On his 104th birth anniversary Google honoured him with a Doodle in Central America.

Tin-Tan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Tin-Tan was 57 years 9 months & 10 days old age.