Mexican rock singer and actor who is best known for his Spanish versions of such 1950s hits, such as "Jailhouse Rock" and "Rolly Polly."
He was born in Venezuela and he relocated to his parents' native Mexico when he was twelve years old.
He briefly studied medicine at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
He was married to Mexican film actress Silvia Pinal from 1967 to 1976. He later married Rosalba Welter Portes Gil, the granddaughter of a Mexican president.
His daughter, Alejandra Guzman, also had a successful career as a singer.