- Category : 1915-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 3
Mexican actor, singer and comedian, better known as Tin-Tan, who often displayed the pachuco dress and employed pachuco slang in many of his movies. In some of these films he appeared with his brothers Manuel "El Loco" Valdés and Ramón Valdés. He made the language of the Mexican American pachucos famous in Mexico. A "caló" based in Spanglish, it was a mixture of Spanish and English in speech based on that of Mexican immigrants.
He married three times and had six children including singer and actress Rosalía Valdés. He became ill with hepatitis, which degenerated into cancer. He then fell into a hepatic coma and died on 29 June 1973 at age 57 in Mexico City.