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Armida (1911–1989)

Tiny, emotive Latino beauty who was 'discovered' singing and dancing in an act with her two sisters at the Los Angeles Hidalgo theatre. Vaudeville impressario Gus Edwards recognised her talent and took her under his wing. She soon appeared on the circuit in novelty numbers and vaudeville skits, while at the same time being groomed for Hollywood. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Border Romance
Border Romance Conchita Cortez
(1929)
Machine Gun Mama
Machine Gun Mama Nita Cordoba
(1944)
The Girl from Monterrey
(1943)
Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm
Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm Rosa Montero
(1937)

Filmography

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 1951 Rhythm Inn
Specialty Dancer
 1948 Congo Bill
Zalea
 1948 Jungle Goddess
Wanama
 1946 Cuban Madness (Short)
Armida
 1945 South of the Rio Grande
Pepita
 1943 Here Comes Kelly
Mlle. Babette
 1943 Melody Parade
Armida
 1942 Always in My Heart
Lolita
 1941 Fiesta
Cuca
 1941 South of Tahiti
Tutara
 1940 La Conga Nights
Carlotta De Vera
 1940 Bullets and Ballads (Short)
Armida
 1938 Patio Serenade (Short)
Armida
 1938 Cafe Rendezvous (Short)
 1938 Out Where the Stars Begin (Short)
Argumentative Dancer
 1937 Border Cafe
Dominga
 1937 Rootin' Tootin' Rhythm
Rosa Montero
 1935 Check Your Sombrero (Short)
 1935 Under the Pampas Moon
Rosa
 1935 See, See, Senorita (Short)
Spanish Singer / Dancer
 1934 The Marines Are Coming
Rosita Hernández Consuelo Ibera y Buenaventura
 1933 Nick Kenny's Radio Thrills No. 2 (Short)
Armida, Mexican Girl
 1933 The Peanut Vendor (Short)
Spanish Dancer
 1930 Wings of Adventure
Maria Valdez
 1930 Under a Texas Moon
Dolores
 1930 On the Border
Pepita
 1929 General Crack
Fidelia
 1929 The Show of Shows
Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number (as Mimi Vendrell)
 1929 Mexicana (Short)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appered in "Nina Rose" on Broadway. Music by Sigmund Romberg and Otto A. Harbach. Ran for 137 performances.

Alternate Names:

Mimi Vendrell

Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
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Gemini

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