|Born||4 January 1944|
|Died||15 August 2003 59) (aged|
Tito Junco (4 January 1944 – 15 August 2003) was a Cuban film actor. He appeared in 19 films and television shows between 1975 and 2003. In 1981 he won the award for Best Actor at the 12th Moscow International Film Festival for his role in Guardafronteras .
The 12th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 7 to 21 July 1981. The Golden Prizes were awarded to the Brazilian film O Homem que Virou Suco directed by João Batista de Andrade, the Vietnamese film The Abandoned Field: Free Fire Zone directed by Nguyen Hong Shen and the Soviet-French-Swiss film Teheran 43 directed by Aleksandr Alov and Vladimir Naumov.
Guardafronteras is a 1981 Cuban drama film directed by Octavio Cortázar. It was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival, where Tito Junco won the award for Best Actor.
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