25 Times Latino Roles Were Unforgivably Whitewashed In Hollywood
12. “Argo”Ben Affleck in Argo / Warner Bros. Pictures
“Argo” is based on the true story and efforts of CIA operative and Mexican-American, Antonio J. Mendez. During a 1980s Iranian hostage situation, Mendez helped orchestrate the rescue of six American. The director, Ben Affleck, cast himself as Mendez and ultimately went on to win The Academy Award for Best Picture.
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