Rubén Blades


7/16/1948 (70 years old) Panama City, Panama

Filmography Facts
  • Moved to the United States in 1974 after graduating from the University of Panama.
  • Worked in the mailroom of Fania Records, hoping to launch his music career; he eventually became a songwriter for the label.
  • Ran for President of Panama in 1994, coming in third place.