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Charo was born on March 13, 1941 in Murcia, Spain as María del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza. She is an actress, known for Perry Como's Easter in Guadalajara (1982), Paul Lynde Goes MA-A-A-AD (1979) and Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Spectacular from Lake Tahoe (1977). She has been married to Kjell Rasten since August 11, 1978. They ... See full bio »

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 2016 Jane the Virgin (TV Series)
Charo
- Chapter Forty-Four (2016) ... Charo
- Chapter Thirty-Eight (2016) ... Charo
 2015 Bubble Guppies (TV Series)
Senora Ribitina
- The Running of the Bullfrogs! (2015) ... Senora Ribitina (voice)
 2010 The Suite Life on Deck (TV Series)
Senora Ramirez
- Mother of the Groom (2010) ... Senora Ramirez
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Charo
- Lyle & Substance (2006) ... Charo
 1999 Histeria! (TV Series)
Evita Peron
- Histeria Around the World: Part 2 (1999) ... Evita Peron (voice, as Charo Rasten)
 1997 The Naked Truth (TV Series)
Charo
- Bully for Dave (1997) ... Charo
 1994 Thumbelina
Mrs. (Ma) Toad (voice)
 1988 Moon Over Parador
Madame Loop
 1988 Marblehead Manor (TV Series)
Cookie
- Chinny Chin Chum (1988) ... Cookie
 1977-1987 The Love Boat (TV Series)
April Lopez / Lupe Zapata De Vega Valdez
- Who Killed Maxwell Thorn? (1987) ... April Lopez
- Forties Fantasy (1985) ... Lupe Zapata De Vega Valdez
 1985 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Charo
 1981-1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Yolanda Morales / Maria Diaz / Dolores DeMercia
- Surrogate Mother/Ideal Woman (1984) ... Yolanda Morales
- Revenge of the Forgotten/Charo (1983) ... Maria Diaz
- Mr. Nobody/La Liberatora (1981) ... Dolores DeMercia
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
 1977-1978 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Aunt Charo
- Charo and the Matador (1978) ... Aunt Charo
- Raul Runs Away: Part 1 (1978) ... Aunt Charo
- Raul Runs Away: Part 2 (1978) ... Aunt Charo (credit only)
- The Americanization of Charo (1978) ... Aunt Charo
- Charo Takes Over (1977) ... Aunt Charo
 1976 Charo and the Sergeant (TV Movie)
Charo Palmer
 1972 Ironside (TV Series)
The Dancer
- Find a Victim (1972) ... The Dancer
 1970 Tiger by the Tail
Darlita
 1967 The Big Mouth
Mexican Maid (uncredited)
 1963 Ensayo general para la muerte (as Charito Baeza)
 1963 Nuevas amistades (as Charo Baeza)
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Other Works:

Made a pilot that wasn't picked up in 1976 called "Charo and the Sergeant" starring Dick Van Patten and Tom Lester. The premise was that she was driving her military husband to distraction by working at the Purple Pussy Cat Club as the cuchi-cuchi girl. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Charito Baeza | Charo Baeza | Xavier Cugat and Charo | Charo Cugat | Charo Rasten

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If you believe in what you do, you are immortal. The day that you don't believe it, the day you're taking other people's opinion, you better go to Tijuana. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the Catholic Convent of the Sacred Heart, where she began playing guitar at age 9. See more »

Trademark:

Shake of the hips accompanied by a squealed "cuchi-cuchi!" See more »

Nickname:

The Cuchi Cuchi Girl

Star Sign:

Pisces

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