Vicente Coello (Vicente Coello)

Vicente Coello

Screenwriter, Journalist. A native of Valencia, Coello was one of the most prolific screenwriters in Spanish cinema. He is probably best remembered for his scripts for Paco Martínez Soria’s films, among them “El Abuelo Tiene un Plan” (1972) and “Estoy Hecho un Chaval” (1975). His other credits,  many of them popular comedies,  include “Pequeñeces” (1950), “Recluta con Niño” (1956), “Los Ladrones Somos Gente Honrada” (1956), “El Tigre de Chamberí” (1957), “Atraco a las Tres” (1962) and “Vente a Alemania, Pepe” (1970). As a journalist, Coello worked for the newpapers “Levante” and “Marca” and co-founded the prestigious maganize “Triunfo.” In 1996 he was awarded the Golden Medal of Spain’s Academy of Cinema for lifetime achievement. He died in Madrid.  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)


  • December, 25, 1915


  • December, 12, 2006


  • Cementerio de Torrelodones
  • Madrid
  • Spain

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