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Lita Baron (1923–2015)


Fiery brunette Andalusian-born singer, dancer and actress, in the U.S. from 1928. Using the stage name "Isabelita", she performed with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra and was spotlighted at the Mocambo and Ciro's night clubs on the Sunset Strip. There, she came to the attention of up-and-coming movie star (and future husband) Rory Calhoun and was ... See full bio »

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Known For

Champagne for Two
Champagne for Two Lita Malone
(1947)
Samba-Mania
Samba-Mania Olivia
(1948)
Jungle Jim
(1948)
The Broken Star
The Broken Star Conchita Alvarado
(1956)

Filmography

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 1979 Bitter Heritage
La Madre
 1966-1968 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Danita / Maria Martinez
- The Gold Mine on Main Street (1968) ... Danita
- Water Bringer (1966) ... Maria Martinez
 1960 Compadece al delincuente
flamenco dance couple (as Isabelita y Miguel)
 1960 The Texan (TV Series)
Dolores / Abby Moreno
- The Governor's Lady (1960) ... Abby Moreno
- Buried Treasure (1960) ... Dolores
- Quarantine (1960) ... Dolores
 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
 1956 The Broken Star
Conchita Alvarado
 1956 Red Sundown
Maria
 1955 The Treasure of Pancho Villa
Birdcage Flirt in Plaza (uncredited)
 1954 Jesse James' Women
Delta
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- Girl on the Drum (1954)
 1954 City Detective (TV Series)
Lita
- The Bartered Bridegroom (1954) ... Lita
 1952 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Renita Perez
- Cuban Pals (1952) ... Renita Perez
 1951 Savage Drums
Sari
 1949 Border Incident
Rosita (uncredited)
 1948 Jungle Jim
Zia
 1948 Samba-Mania (Short)
Olivia (as Isabelita)
 1947 Champagne for Two (Short)
Lita Malone (as Isabelita)
 1947 That's My Gal
Isabelita (as Isabelita)
 1946 Don Ricardo Returns
Dorothea (as Isabelita)
 1946 High School Hero
Chi-Chi (as Isabelita)
 1946 Slightly Scandalous
Lola (as Isabelita)
 1945 Club Havana
Isabelita (as Isabelita)
 1945 The Gay Senorita
Chiquita (as Isabelita)
 1945 Pan-Americana
Lupita (as Isabelita)
 1944 That's My Baby!
Isabelita (as Isabelita)
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Other Works:

Lita Baron was interviewed by author William F. Charles for inclusion in the book "Black, White & Greene" (2012). She and her birth family are included on pages 43-49.

Alternate Names:

Isabelita | Isabelita y Miguel

Height:

4' 11" (1.5 m)
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Star Sign:

Leo

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