I FEEL PROUD TO BE CUBAN AND I AM VERY VERY CUBAN
Cuban actor, characterized by his joy, charisma and versatility, celebrates his 80 years together with the magazine Arte por Excelencias. We thank him the time dedicated to his daily work as an animator, conductor, proclaimer and director in radio, television, theater and cabaret.
The National Television Award 2009 of the Cuban Radio and Television Institute (ICRT) and the Life Award of the Artistic Agency of Performing Arts of 2014, to which it belongs since its origins, Alden Knight is
considered an icon of the Cuban culture. He is recognized international for the dramatization of the work of the Cuban National Poet, Nicolas Guillen, always in duet with the deceased and admired Cuban actress Asenneh Rodriguez.
For more than thirty years and up to day, Alden takes part in one of the most popular programs on the Cuban radio: Hablando de Cuba, broadcasted by radio station Radio Taino. During half an hour of talk, he approaches the history, the geography, the customs of the Cubans and their popular sayings.
Born the 15th of August of 1936 in a small town of Camagüey City called Marti, Alden, at the age of 10, begins his acting career like amateur. From there, he began to act in soup operas, animation programs and all kindof media.
In the decade of the 80, he was distinguished by its action in several soap operas of the Cuban television and in not few Cuban films. He currently conducts musical shows in nightclubs in Havana.
He has been awarded the medals Alejo Carpentier and Nicolas Guillen, and other important recognitions of Cuban culture. /