Manuel Ojeda was one of the most active actors of television and cinema in Mexico. With decades under his belt as an actor, Ojeda amassed considerable wealth.
Though his actual net worth is not known, it has been reported that his net worth ranged from $3million to $5million.
Manuel Ojeda was born Manuel Salvador Ojeda Armenta on 4 November 1940 in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
He was active as an actor from 1975 untill his death in August 2022. Ojeda died on August 11, 2022 aged 81.
Ojeda’s death was first announced by Mexico’s National Association of Actors.
“The National Association of Actors deeply regrets the death of our partner Manuel Salvador Ojeda ‘Manuel Ojeda’, a member of our union,” they said in a tweet.
Ojeda starred in over 200 films but is best known for the role he played as the villain, Zolo, in the Hollywood film Romancing the Stone.
Ojeda studied acting at the “Instituto de Bellas Artes” (“Institute of Fine Arts”) and started his career in theatre.
He obtained roles in his first film in his mid-thirties and later participated in the first of his dozens of telenovelas with Televisa two years later.
He also took the role of Jimmy in P.D. Tu gato ha muerto, the Spanish language production of P.S. Your Cat Is Dead in 1983.
From 2005 to 2006, he was part of the cast of the telenovela Alborada.