Gregorio Walerstein

Gregorio Walerstein
Born Gregorio Walerstein Weinstock
(1913-02-22)22 February 1913
Mexico City, Mexico
Died 24 January 2002(2002-01-24) (aged 88)
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1941-1989
Children Mauricio Walerstein (1945-2016)

Gregorio Walerstein Weinstock[1] (22 February 1913 24 January 2002) was a Mexican film producer and screenwriter of Jewish descent.[2][3] He produced 193 films between 1941 and 1989. His productions include Ash Wednesday (1958), which was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival,[4] and La Valentina (1966), his last collaboration with actress María Félix. He also discovered actresses Flor Silvestre,[5] Ofelia Montesco,[6] and Hilda Aguirre.[7]

Selected filmography


  1. "Gregorio Walerstein Y Weinstock - Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards". FamilySearch. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  2. ʻAner, Nadav (2005). The Jewish People Policy Planning Institute Planning Assessment, 2004-2005. Gefen Publishing House Ltd.
  3. "Joaquín Pardavé's El Baisano Jalil". Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  4. " Awards for Ash Wednesday". Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  5. Camacho, Alma Rosa (16 August 2009). "Flor Silvestre, estandarte de la música ranchera". Esto. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  6. Arias Madrigal, Danilo (28 August 1963). "Artista por accidente: La bella Ofelia Montesco habla para 'La Nación'". La Nación. Retrieved 5 January 2015.
  7. "Hilda Aguirre, sube y sube". La Nación. 8 November 1967. Retrieved 5 January 2015.

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