Eduardo Noriega

by Lil Vacha on April 4, 2010

Eduardo Noriega

Birth Name: Eduardo Noriega Gómez

Place of Birth: Santander, Cantabria, Spain

Date of Birth: 1 August, 1973

Ethnicity: Spanish, as well as some Basque

Eduardo Noriega is a Spanish actor. He is known for starring in the film Abre los Ojos (1997), which was remade in English as Vanilla Sky.

Eduardo is the youngest of seven children of a Mexican-born father, Pío Noriega Sanchez (1910-1988). One of his brothers, Íñigo Noriega Gómez, is the director of El Diario Montañés, a Santander-based Spanish newspaper.

Eduardo’s paternal grandfather was Pío Noriega Ruiz (the son of Íñigo Noriega Mendoza and Teresa Ruiz Noriega). Pío was Spanish, from Colombres, Asturias, and immigrated to Mexico with his parents at young age. Iñigo was the uncle of Don Íñigo Noriega Lasso, who was a rich landowner in Mexico, and a close friend of President of Mexico Porfirio Díaz.

Eduardo’s paternal grandmother was Adela Sánchez Grimany/Grimani (the daughter of Víctor Sánchez Escalante and Mercedes Grimany). Víctor was from Colombres, and immigrated to Cuba at thirteen years old. He married Eduardo’s great-grandmother Mercedes in Santiago de Cuba. Mercedes was born in Cuba, the daughter of Federico Grimany Gich, who was Catalan, from Torroella de Montgri, Girona, Spain, and of Adelaida Adela Durruty Perou, who had French Basque ancestry.

Sources: Information about Eduardo’s father, Pío Noriega Sánchez – http://www.elcomercio.es

Biography of Eduardo’s paternal grandfather, Pío Noriega Ruiz – http://www.elcomercio.es

Information about Eduardo’s paternal great-grandparents, Íñigo Noriega Mendoza and Teresa Ruiz Noriega – http://casonasdeindianos.blogspot.it

Articles about Eduardo’s relative, Don Íñigo Noriega Lasso – https://elblogdeacebedo.blogspot.it

Information about Eduardo’s paternal great-grandfather, Víctor Sánchez Escalante – http://asturiaspordescubrir.com

Genealogy of Eduardo’s paternal great-grandmother, Mercedes Grimany – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of the Grimany family – http://www.carvallo-llanos-aragon-manduley.yolasite.com

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andrew August 1, 2017 at 4:07 pm

Mercedes Grimany was born in Cuba, the daughter of Federico Grimany Gich, who was Catalan, from Torroella de Montgri, Girona, Spain, and Adelaida Adela Durruty Perou, who had French Basque ancestry

Genealogy of Mercedes: https://www.myheritage.com/person-11001633_54019551_54019551/mercedes-grimany

Genealogy of “Grimany” family: http://www.carvallo-llanos-aragon-manduley.yolasite.com/resources/GRIMANY.pdf

andrew August 1, 2017 at 3:38 pm

tag “Asturian”

andrew August 1, 2017 at 2:46 pm

just found a lot of stuff

Eduardo is the youngest of seven children of Mexican-born Pío Noriega Sanchez (1910-1988). One of his brothers, Íñigo Noriega Gómez, is the director of “El Diario Montañés”, a Santander-based Spanish newspaper.

Eduardo’s paternal grandparents were Pío Noriega Ruiz (the son of Íñigo Noriega Mendoza and Teresa Ruiz Noriega) and Adela Sánchez Grimany/Grimani (the daughter of Víctor Sánchez Escalante and Mercedes Grimany.). Pío was Spanish, from Colombres, Asturias, and emigrated to Mexico with his parents at young age. Eduardo’s great-grandfather Víctor was also from Colombres, and emigrated to Cuba at 13 years old. He married Eduardo’s great-grandmother Mercedes in Santiago de Cuba. Eduardo’s great-grandfather Iñigo Noriega Mendoza was the uncle of Don Íñigo Noriega Lasso, who was a rich landowner in Mexico and a close friend of President of Mexico Porfirio Díaz

Information about Eduardo’s father, Pío Noriega Sánchez: http://www.elcomercio.es/asturias/oriente/201412/05/todo-colombres-20141205003103-v.html

Biography of Eduardo’s paternal grandfather, Pío Noriega Ruiz : http://www.elcomercio.es/gijon/20090104/oriente/plaza-antigua-asturias-levantada-20090104.html

Information about Eduardo’s paternal great-grandparents, Íñigo Noriega Mendoza and Teresa Ruiz Noriega: http://casonasdeindianos.blogspot.it/2009/12/12-casona-de-inigo-noriega-colombres.html

Information about Eduardo’s paternal great-grandfather, Víctor Sánchez Escalante: http://asturiaspordescubrir.com/articulos/victor-regresa-de-america/

Articles about Eduardo’s relative, Don Íñigo Noriega Lasso:
https://elblogdeacebedo.blogspot.it/2012/12/inigo-noriega-laso-un-indiano-de-leyenda.html
https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%8D%C3%B1igo_Noriega_Lasso

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