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Emilio Fernández
Emilio Fernández Romo

(1904-03-26)March 26, 1904
Died August 6, 1986(1986-08-06) (aged 82)
Years active 1928–1986
Spouse(s) Gladys Fernández
Columba Domínguez

Emilio "El Indio" Fernández (born Emilio Fernández Romo March 26, 1904 – August 6, 1986) was a Mexican movie director, actor and screenwriter. He was one of the most famous directors of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s. He is best known for his work as director of the movie Maria Candelaria, which won the Palme d'Or award at the 1946 Cannes Film Festival.

  • (es) Biography at the Cinema of Mexico site of the ITESM.

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