Mexican singer, songwriter and actor who produced more than 150 albums and appeared in 167 movies during his career. He began acting through the Golden Age group of Mexican movie theater in 1952 and became the initial Mexican performer to combine rodeos and concerts. He was honored using a star in the Hollywood Walk of Popularity for his efforts towards the music sector. He was wedded to celebrity Flor Silvestre plus they had two kids, Pepe and Antonio. He made an appearance in the 1969 traditional western film The Undefeated starring John Wayne.