Miriam Colon Poster


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Date of Birth 20 August 1936Ponce, Puerto Rico
Birth NameMiriam Colon Valle

Mini Bio (1)

Miriam Colon was born on August 20, 1936 in Ponce, Puerto Rico as Miriam Colon Valle. She is known for her work on Scarface (1983), One Life to Live (1968) and Goal! The Dream Begins (2005). She is married to Fred Valle.

Spouse (1)

Fred Valle (? - present)

Trivia (9)

Founder of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in New York City.
Has been in two movies with Marlon Brando, both Westerns, The Appaloosa (1966) and One-Eyed Jacks (1961).
Despite playing a handicapped character on Guiding Light (1952), she does not use a wheelchair in real life.
Lifetime Member of the Actors' Studio.
Was a close and dear friend of legendary Cuban singer La Lupe. When she passed away, Colon provided a sizable amount of the funds needed to purchase her headstone.
She made guest appearances on both of the longest running prime time dramas in US television history: Gunsmoke (1955) and Law & Order (1990).
Is only 4 years older than Al Pacino but played his mother in "Scarface" (1983).
She was awarded the National Medal of the Arts in 2015 for her services and contribution to theatre.
She was awarded the 1994 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for "Floating Islands" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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