Historical records matching Eduardo Cansino, Jr.
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.