René Cardona (1905-1988) was a Cuban-born actor and filmmaker who primarily worked in Mexican cinema during its Golden Age. He occasionally worked in an American production, the most notable being the second unit director for Two Mules for Sister Sara (starring Clint Eastwood).
- Santa Claus (Experiment #521) - director, writer
- The Brainiac (RiffTrax) - as Luis Meneses
- Zindy, the Swamp Boy (RiffTrax) - as Abuelo