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  • El cantante (2006)
  • R
    106 min | Biography, Drama, Music
El cantante (2006)
R
106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The life story of Hector Lavoe who started the salsa movement in 1975 and brought it to the United States.
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Director
Writers
Leon Ichaso (screenplay) | David Darmstaeder (screenplay) (as David Darmstaedter) (story) (as David Darmstaedter) | Todd Bello (screenplay) (as Todd Antony Bello) (story) (as Todd Antony Bello)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
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Release date
Aug 3, 2007 (United States)

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Cast

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66 cast members
Name Known for
Marc Anthony
Hector Lavoe Hector Lavoe   See fewer
John Ortiz
Willie Colon Willie Colon   See fewer
Federico Castelluccio
Jerry Masucci Jerry Masucci   See fewer
Nelson Vasquez
Johnny Pacheco Johnny Pacheco   See fewer
Antone Pagán
Papo (as Antone Pagan) Papo (as Antone Pagan)   See fewer
Romi Dias
Priscilla Priscilla   See fewer
Jared Everleth
Tito (4 yrs.) Tito (4 yrs.)   See fewer
Bernard Hernandez
Tito (7 yrs.) Tito (7 yrs.)   See fewer
Christopher Becerra
Tito (12-15 yrs.) Tito (12-15 yrs.)   See fewer
Ismael Miranda
Hector's Father Hector's Father   See fewer
Tito Allen
Singer Singer   See fewer
Víctor Manuelle
Ruben Blades Ruben Blades   See fewer
Michael Wright
Shooting Gallery Man Shooting Gallery Man   See fewer
Cucu Diamantes
Female Junkie Female Junkie   See fewer
Marina Durell
Madrina Madrina   See fewer
Jack Mulcahy
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
Joe Lala
Band Leader Band Leader   See fewer
Domingo Quiñones
San Juan Promoter San Juan Promoter   See fewer
Elliot Santiago
Bouncer Bouncer   See fewer
Obie Bermúdez
Taxi Driver Taxi Driver   See fewer
Glenda Dopazo
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
Hector A. Leguillow
Pianist (as Hector Leguillow) Pianist (as Hector Leguillow)   See fewer
Lou Torres
Pianist 2 / Pianist (After hrs.) Pianist 2 / Pianist (After hrs.)   See fewer
Victor Santos
Pianist 3 Pianist 3   See fewer
Hugo Duran
Bassist Bassist   See fewer
Julio Ortiz
Trumpet Trumpet   See fewer
Jorge Pupo
Trombone Player Trombone Player   See fewer
Danny A. Abeckaser
Studio Engineer (as Danny Abeckaser) Studio Engineer (as Danny Abeckaser)   See fewer
Marlon Belcione
Party Goer #1 Party Goer #1   See fewer
Arlene Rodriguez
Mercedes Mercedes   See fewer
Roberto Romero
Background Singer #3 Background Singer #3   See fewer
Eddie Rosado
Chorus Chorus   See fewer
Chiko Mendez
Chorus Chorus   See fewer
Deirdre Lorenz
Willie's Girl (as Deidre Lorenz) Willie's Girl (as Deidre Lorenz)   See fewer
Grant Crawford
Interviewer Interviewer   See fewer
Edwin Rivera
Cheetah Solo Dancer Cheetah Solo Dancer   See fewer
David Marquez
Boogaloo Line Dancer Boogaloo Line Dancer   See fewer
Jerry Perez
Salsa Dancer Salsa Dancer   See fewer
Marcus Collins
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Kaly Cordova
Family Member (uncredited) Family Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeanelle Marie Cruz
Fan (uncredited) Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
Abraham De Funes
Family Member (uncredited) Family Member (uncredited)   See fewer
Wanda Ferreiras
Fania All-Star Groupie (uncredited) Fania All-Star Groupie (uncredited)   See fewer
Luis Galli
Friend in the bar (uncredited) Friend in the bar (uncredited)   See fewer
Rodyniel Gonzalez
Dancer in the audience concert (uncredited) Dancer in the audience concert (uncredited)   See fewer
Hristo Hristov
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
Ana Isabelle
Puchi's Friend (uncredited) Puchi's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
Amerindia Laz
Salsa Dancer (uncredited) Salsa Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Pierangeli Llinas
Salsa Dancer (uncredited) Salsa Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Claudia Lopez
Party goer - Puchi's birthday party (uncredited) Party goer - Puchi's birthday party (uncredited)   See fewer
Desiree Ortiz
Boom Operator (uncredited) Boom Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
Gloria Parks
Salsa Dancer (uncredited) Salsa Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Martha Peralta
Dancer #1 (uncredited) Dancer #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Resto
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Santos
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Santy
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Vallejos
Roadie (uncredited) Roadie (uncredited)   See fewer
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