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Pedro Sienna

Pedro Sienna was a Chilean playwright, poet, journalist, art critic and theatre and movie actor who is also remembered as one of his country's pioneering directors in the early years of silent film.

A native of San Fernando, Pedro Perez Cordero used the professional nom de plume Pedro Sienna. He began his association with film by directing and starring in El Hombre de acero (1917) and Los Payasos se van (1921).

On 27 December 1966, at the age of 73, Pedro Sienna was awarded the country's national art prize, Premio Nacional de Arte de Chile. He died in Santiago eight weeks short of his 79th birthday.

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Pedro Sienna: Manuel Rodriguez in MABUSE

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