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Raquel Welch


A new reigning 1960s international sex symbol took to the cinematic throne as soon as Raquel Welch emerged from the sea in her purposely depleted, furry prehistoric bikini. Tantalizingly wet with her garb clinging to all the right amazonian places, One Million Years B.C. (1966), if nothing else, captured the hearts and libidos of modern men (not to... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 House of Versace (TV Movie)
Aunt Lucia
 2012 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Vina Navarro
- Rest in Pieces (2012) ... Vina Navarro
 2008 Welcome to the Captain (TV Series)
Charlene Van Ark / Charlene Van Ness
- Mr. Big Meeting (2008) ... Charlene Van Ark
- The Wrecking Crew (2008) ... Charlene Van Ness
- The Letter (2008) ... Charlene Van Ness
- Weekend at Saul's (2008) ... Charlene Van Ark
- Pilot (2008) ... Charlene Van Ark
 2004 8 Simple Rules (TV Series)
Jackie
- Vanity Unfair (2004) ... Jackie
 2003 Raquel Welch Promo Package (TV Movie)
 2002 American Family (TV Series)
Aunt Dora
- The Fighting Fridas (2002) ... Aunt Dora
- The Forgotten War (2002) ... Aunt Dora
- Mexican Revolution (2002) ... Aunt Dora
- Crash Boom Love: Part 2 (2002) ... Aunt Dora
- The Masked Eagle: Part 1 (2002) ... Aunt Dora
 1997-2000 Spin City (TV Series)
Abby Lassiter
- Balloons over Broadway (2000) ... Abby Lassiter
- A River Runs Through Me (1998) ... Abby Lassiter
- Porn in the U.S.A. (1997) ... Abby Lassiter
 1998 Folle d'elle
Jacqueline
 1998 Chairman of the Board
Grace Kosik
 1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Vesta Spellman
- Third Aunt from the Sun (1996) ... Vesta Spellman
 1996 C.P.W. (TV Series)
Dianna Brock
- You Belong to Me! (1996) ... Dianna Brock
- Mermaids Strike Better (1996) ... Dianna Brock
- Everything Has Its Price (1996) ... Dianna Brock
- Out on Bail (1996) ... Dianna Brock
- End of a Marriage (1996) ... Dianna Brock
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
La Madrasta
- Cinderella (1995) ... La Madrasta (voice)
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Diana Stride
- Top Copy (1995) ... Diana Stride
 1994 Flashbacks 2: Pop Parade (Video short)
 1993 Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (TV Movie)
Shelly Millstone (voice)
 1993 Evening Shade (TV Series)
Cynthia Gibson
- Small Town Girl (1993) ... Cynthia Gibson
 1993 Torch Song (TV Movie)
Paula Eastman
 1993 Tainted Blood (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Hayes
 1989 Trouble in Paradise (TV Movie)
Rachel
 1988 Scandal in a Small Town (TV Movie)
Leda Beth Vincent
 1987 Right to Die (TV Movie)
Emily Bauer
 1982 The Legend of Walks Far Woman (TV Movie)
Walks Far Woman
 1977 Animal
Jane Gardner
 1977 The Prince and the Pauper
Lady Edith
 1975 The Wild Party
Queenie
 1971 The Beloved
Elena
 1969 The Magic Christian
Priestess of the Whip
 1969 Flareup
Michele
 1967 The Oldest Profession
Nini (segment "Belle époque, La")
 1966 The Queens
Elena (segment "Fata Elena")
 1965 Do Not Disturb
Woman in Lobby (uncredited)
 1965 The Baileys of Balboa (TV Series)
Beverly
- Sam's Nephew (1965) ... Beverly
 1964-1965 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series)
Billboard Girl
- Episode #2.19 (1965) ... Billboard Girl
- Episode #1.10 (1964) ... Billboard Girl
 1965 Wendy and Me (TV Series)
Lila Harrison
- Wendy Sails in the Sunset (1965) ... Lila Harrison
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Miss France
- Hugger-Mugger, by the Sea (1964) ... Miss France
 1964 Roustabout
College Girl (uncredited)
 1964 Bewitched (TV Series)
Stewardess
- Witch or Wife (1964) ... Stewardess
 1964 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Lt. Wilson
- McHale, the Desk Commando (1964) ... Lt. Wilson
 1964 The Virginian (TV Series)
Saloon Girl
- Ryker (1964) ... Saloon Girl
 1964 A House Is Not a Home
Call Girl
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Ramona") in "Ramona", the official California state outdoor play; in Hemet, CA (billed as "Raquel Tejada"). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 7 Interviews | 20 Articles | 51 Pictorials | 103 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Racquel Welch

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on divorcing first husband James Welch] Always having to be a perfect vision can be hard. My first husband was a good person. The second (Patrick Curtis) turned into a Svengali - I felt I was being manipulated. I should never have run off with the two kids (Damon and Tahnee) - I should have been more patient. Even though Jim was being horrible I should have stuck it out. I often say to my sister... See more »

Trivia:

She was crowned Miss La Jolla and Miss Southern California before dropping out of college in San Diego, California where she had an acting scholarship, to get married to her high-school sweetheart, James Welch, at age 19. See more »

Trademark:

Strawberry blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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