Pirates Of The Caribbean Star Sergio Calderon’s Death at 77
Actor Sergio Calderon passed away at the age of 77 on Wednesday (May 31, 2023). Sergio Calderon’s cause of death is related to natural causes, a family spokesperson reported.
The star is best known for appearing in Pirates of the Caribbean and Men in Black. He had an acting career spanning six decades and appeared in more than 40 Hollywood films.
However, it was his role in the 2007 movie Pirates of the Caribbean 3: At World’s End for which he remains best known.
In a recent interview, the actor admitted he cherished taking the role of villainous characters: “I love to play those types of characters, because people really hate me.”
Sergio continued: “They tell me in the streets how much they hate me. But to me, that is my success. Because that means I was able to convince people with what I performed.”
Talking about how he loves it whenever anyone recognizes him for any role, Calderon added: “If I can make them cry and I can make them laugh, then maybe I’m a good actor.”
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Sergio Calderon’s Cause of Death Disclosed
Natural causes are reported as Sergio Calderon’s cause of death at the age of 77. The death of the actor has been confirmed by his family in a statement.
Calderon’s other appearances include Duck, You Sucker! (1971), The Bridge in the Jungle (1971), Under the Volcano (1984), horror movie The Ruins (2008), and Pamela Adlon’s series Better Things.
The actor also starred alongside Cate Blanchett in The Missing, as well as alongside Barbra Streisand, Robert De Niro, and Ben Stiller in Little Fockers.
Calderon’s most recent roles were as Carter in The Seven Faces of Jane and Detective Silverio Narro in The Resort.
Following the heartbreaking news of his passing, fans have shared touching tributes on social media, with one writing: “I’m so sad Sergio Calderón has passed. I just read that wonderful article about him in the LA Times too 🙁 I always think of him as El Cajon the river pirate from The A-Team.”
The star is survived by his wife, Karen Dakin; his children, Johanna Calderón-Dakin and Patrick Calderón-Dakin; and his grandchildren, Krishnaavi, Emiliano, and Victoria.
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