MEXICAN actor Héctor Bonilla, known for his roles in Grumpy Christmas and Red Dawn, has died at age 83.

Bonilla had been battling cancer, according to reports.

Bonilla was 83 years old


Bonilla was 83 years oldCredit: Getty

He died on Thursday and his son, Fernando Bonilla, confirmed the news in a social media post.

Born on March 14, 1939 in Mexico, Bonilla was a well-known actor and director.

Bonilla has dozens of film and TV credits to his name.

Among his more famous films are Meridiano 100, Red Dawn, and Rojo Amanecer.

His film credits span more than four decades.

Bonilla has been married to Sofia Alvarez since 1985.

They have one daughter together.

The actor was previously married to Socorro Bonilla; they share two children.

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