About Germán Valdés
September 20, 1915 - June 29, 1973
|Place of Birth||:||Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico|
|Also Known As||:||Tin Tan, Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez Valdés y Castillo, German Valdes Tin-Tan|
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Better known as Tin Tan, was an actor,singer and comedian who was born in Mexico City but was raised and began his career in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. He often displayed the pachuco dress and employed pachuco slang in many of his movies, some with his brothers Manuel "El Loco" Valdésand 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.