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      Jacobo Morales

      Jacobo Morales

      Highest Rated: 83% Bananas (1971)

      Lowest Rated: 71% Up the Sandbox (1972)

      Birthday: Nov 12, 1934

      Birthplace: Lajas, Puerto Rico

      Jacobo Morales began his career in show business as a teenager. By the 1970s, he had appeared as a revolutionary in Woody Allen's "Bananas" (1971) and as Fidel Castro in the Barbra Streisand vehicle "Up the Sandbox" (1972). In the 80s, Morales wrote, directed and starred in his first three feature films. "Dios los Crea/God Created Them" (1980) was a social commentary made up of five short stories, and won a number of international awards. "Nicholas and the Women" (1985), which also attracted critical acclaim, was the saga of a love triangle. "Lo que le Paso a Santiago/What Happened to Santiago?" (1989) focused on a the effect a mysterious woman has on a lonely widower. Morales also directed "Pretty Sara/Linda Sara" (1994), the official Puerto Rican entry for the Best Foreign Film Oscar.

      Highest rated movies

      83% Bananas
      71% Up the Sandbox

      Photos

      UP THE SANDBOX, from left, Jacobo Morales, Barbra Streisand, 1972 UP THE SANDBOX, Jacobo Morales, Barbra Streisand, 1972 UP THE SANDBOX, Jacobo Morales, 1972 UP THE SANDBOX, from left: Jacobo Morales (as Fidel Castro), Barbra Streisand, 1972

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Broche de oro: Comienzos Rafael (Character) - 2017
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Andrea y Lorenzo Sacerdote (Character) - 2016
      No Score Yet 94% The Gold Brooch Rafael Medina (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet 75% I Am a Director Jacobo (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet 57% Dios Los Cria II Alfonso (Character),
      Director
      - 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Angel Mariano Farías (Character),
      Director
      - 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet El Cuerpo del Delito Unknown (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Effects of Magic Rodolfo (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 80% Linda Sara Pablo (Character),
      Director
      - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Santiago, the Story of His New Life Arístides Esquilín (Character),
      Director,
      Screenwriter
      - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dios los Cría Alberto Palacios (Character),
      Director
      - 1980
      71% 49% Up the Sandbox Fidel Castro (Character) - 1972
      83% 74% Bananas Esposito (Character) - 1971