The well-known time of Mexican Golden Cinema It was an important period in the history of that country, which stood out for having great cinematographic proposals to the point of becoming the center of commercial films in Latin America. During this time, some iconic characters emerged that are still present in the collective memory of the people. Among them, without a doubt,Cantinflas” was one of the most outstanding.
Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes, better known as Mario Morenowas the one who created the unforgettable character “Cantinflas”. The comic actor established himself in the cinema for starring in films such as “Here is the detail”, “If I were a deputy”, “El padrecito”, “Around the world in eighty days”, among so many others.
But, in addition to his great dedication to Mexican cinema, “Cantinflas” was known to associate with beautiful actresses of the golden age. This was the case for Rosario Granadosthe Argentine interpreter who had an affair with Mario Moreno and that, it is said, she had an unrecognized son with the “Mime from Mexico”.
Who was Rosario Granados, the secret love of Mario Moreno
Rosario Flasks Granadoswas an important actress of the time of the Mexican Golden Cinema. The artist, better known as “Charito”, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 12, 1925. After working in Argentine theaters, he traveled to Mexico thanks to an invitation made to him “Cantinflas” to debut in the film “Snow Rose” (1944). Later, she stood out in films alongside actors of the stature of Jorge Negrete, such as “Way of sacrament” (1945) y “Canaima” (1945). He also knew how to share credits with Arturo de Córdova and María Félix in “The kneeling goddess.
As for the affair he had with Mario Morenoit was the journalist Miguel Ángel Morales who was in charge of uncovering it in his book “Cantinflas: carp master“. According to different testimonies embodied in that work, the couple had a relationship that lasted a short time, until Rosario She retired from cinema at the end of the 1950s and married the photographer Raúl Martínez Solares, with whom she had four children.
But that is not all; the journalist also claimed that, during their short romance, the couple had a son named Mario Figachi Granadoswhich was not recognized by Moreno.
For its part, Rosario Granados He continued with his acting life, focused on television. Within this framework, in 1987 she participated in the successful youth telenovela “quinceanera“, where she played Rosalía, Thalía’s grandmother. Her last appearance on television mexicana arrived in 1989 with a role in “Simply Maria.”
The actress spent her last years with her family in Mexico City, where she died on March 25, 1997, due to a heart attack.