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Dolores del Rio (1904–1983)

Dolores del Rio was the first Mexican movie star with international appeal and had a meteoric career in 1920s Hollywood (an extraordinary accomplishment for an Hispanic female on those years). She came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family lost everything they had and emigrated to Mexico ... See full bio »

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 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Carlotta Lopez de Guadalupe
- The Legacy (1970) ... Carlotta Lopez de Guadalupe
 1967 Rio Blanco
A Revolutionary
 1967 More Than a Miracle
Queen Mother
 1966 House of Women
Hilda Moreno, la doña
 1966 Branded (TV Series)
Antonia Molinera
- The Ghost of Murietta (1966) ... Antonia Molinera
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
- Return to Glory (1966) ... Cerita
 1965 The Man Who Bought Paradise (TV Movie)
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Spanish Woman (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1962 A Mother's Sin
Gabriela del Valle
 1960 Flaming Star
Neddy Burton (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1960 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
- Mexican Fiesta (1960)
 1958 ¿Adónde van nuestros hijos?
Doña Rosa
 1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Theresia Tallien
- The Public Prosecutor (1958) ... Theresia Tallien
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955 Señora ama
 1953 El niño y la niebla
 1953 Reportaje
María Cristina
 1951 Doña Perfecta
Doña Perfecta
 1951 Deseada
 1950 The Love Nest
Amalia Estrada
 1947 The Fugitive
An Indian Woman (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1946 The Other One
Magdalena Montes de Oca / María Méndez
 1945 La selva de fuego
 1945 Bugambilia
Amalia de los Robles
 1943 Flor silvestre
 1943 Journey Into Fear
Josette Martel (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Eugenia 'Jenny' Sanford
 1938 International Settlement
Lenore Dixon
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Dolores del Rio - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
 1937 Lancer Spy
Dolores Daria Sunnel
 1937 Devil's Playground
Carmen (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1936 Accused
Gaby Seymour
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Inez, Duchess of Rye
 1935 I Live for Love
Donna (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1934 Madame Du Barry
Madame Du Barry (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1934 Wonder Bar
Inez (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1933 Flying Down to Rio
Belinha De Rezende (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1932 Girl of the Rio
 1930 The Bad One
 1928 Revenge
 1928 The Red Dance
 1928 No Other Woman
Carmelita de Granados
 1928 Ramona
 1928 The Trail of '98
Berna (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1928 The Gateway of the Moon
Chela (Toni)
 1927 The Loves of Carmen
 1926 The Whole Town's Talking
Rita Renault - Movie Star
 1926 Pals First
Jeanne Lamont
 1926 High Steppers
Evelyn Iffield
 1925 Joanna
Carlotta de Silva
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Other Works:

She acted n Marcelle Maurette's play, "Anastasia," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Lili Darvas in the cast. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 13 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Dolores Del Rio


5' 3½" (1.61 m)

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Personal Quote:

Take care of your inner, spiritual beauty. That will reflect in your face. See more »


Often referred to as the female Valentino. See more »



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