Eduardo Cansino, Jr.

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Eduardo Cansino, Jr.

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: March 11, 1974 (54)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States (cancer)
Place of Burial: Forever Hollywood Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Eduardo Cansino, Sr. and Volga Hayworth
Husband of FNU Cansino
Father of Raoul Cansino
Brother of Rita Hayworth and Vernon Cansino

Occupation: actor
Managed by: Raoul Cansino
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Immediate Family

About Eduardo Cansino, Jr.

He was an actor, the son of Volga Hayworth, a Ziegfeld Follies showgirl, and Spanish-Andalusian dance master Eduardo Cansino, Sr.

He was the youngest brother of actress Rita Hayworth and actor Vernon Cansino (1922-1974). The Cansino family lived in a theatrical boarding house in Broadway where Eduardo Cansino, Sr. was appearing nightly with his sister Elisa as The Dancing Cansinos.

By 1929, however the family were having trouble finding a steady job on vaudeville so they moved out west to Hollywood. Eduardo Cansino, Jr. appeared in a fair number of films during the 1950s, but generally with small parts.


   * Miss Sadie Thompson
   * The Mississippi Gambler
   * The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd

Eduardo Cansino died of cancer at age of 54, and is buried next to his brother Vernon at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.



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Eduardo Cansino, Jr.'s Timeline

October 13, 1919
New York, New York, United States
March 11, 1974
Age 54
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Forever Hollywood Cemetery