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Rosita Fornés


Rosita Fornés was born in New York, USA, on February 11, 1923. She was taken to Cuba by her Catalonian-born parents when she was 2. Her true name is Rosalia Palet Bonavia. Fornes became her artistic name at the age of fifteen at the request of her step-father, who helped raise her from the age of 2. Fornes first won critical acclaim as a singer ... See full bio »

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Known For

El deseo
El deseo Olga
(1948)
No me olvides nunca
(1956)
Mujeres de teatro
(1951)
Unknown Mariachi
(1953)

Filmography

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 2011 Mejilla con mejilla (TV Movie)
 2001 Al atardecer (TV Movie)
Andrea de Aragon
 1986 Plácido
 1985 Se permuta
 1962 Palmer ha muerto
Silvia
 1953 Unknown Mariachi
Rosita
 1953 Piel canela
Cantante
 1951 Del can-can al mambo
Clotilde
 1951 Mujeres de teatro
Rosita
 1949 Cara sucia
 1948 El deseo
Olga
 1946 Se acabaron las mujeres
Olga Cáceres
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in numerous weekly top-rated, long-running TV musical shows in Cuba: "Cabaret Regalia", "Jueves de Partagas", "Mi esposo favorito", "Su noche favorita", "De repente en TV", "Cita con Rosita". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Rosa Fornés
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

..."Usted es tan bueno como lo ultimo que pudo hacer..." ("You are as good as the last thing you could do..." (Mis tres vidas, documentary, Havana, 1996)

Trivia:

During her controversial visit to Miami in 1996 and after an absence of 40 years from the American stage, she announced five performances at the famed Centro Vasco. The shows were sold within hours, faster than any previous presentation by any other performer in this club. These presentations had to be canceled after a Molotov cocktail was thrown into the property by hard-line Cuban exiles ... See more »

Nickname:

La Primera Vedette de America See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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