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Katy Jurado (1924–2002)


Katy Jurado was born Maria Christina Jurado Garcia into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the loss of property, the matriarch of the family, her grandmother, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2002 A Beautiful Secret
Esperanza
 1998 The Hi-Lo Country
Meesa
 1998 El evangelio de las Maravillas
Mamá Dorita
 1996 Te sigo amando (TV Series)
Justina
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Justina
 1994 Más allá del puente (TV Series)
La Jurada
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Series)
Dona Maria
- Pilot (1985) ... Dona Maria
 1985 Lady Blue (TV Movie)
Doña Maria Theresa
 1984 a.k.a. Pablo (TV Series)
Rosa Maria Rivera
- The Woman Who Came to Dinner (1984) ... Rosa Maria Rivera
- The Whole Enchilada (1984) ... Rosa Maria Rivera
- The Presidential Joke Teller (1984) ... Rosa Maria Rivera
- My Son, the Gringo (1984) ... Rosa Maria Rivera
- The Big Mouth (1984) ... Rosa Maria Rivera
 1981 Seduction
Isabel
 1981 Evita Peron (TV Movie)
Doña Juana
 1979 La viuda de Montiel
Mama Grande
 1979 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Woman
- The Man from the South (1979) ... Woman
 1978 The Recourse to the Method
La Mayorala
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Rosa Canzone
- Not on Our Block (1977) ... Rosa Canzone
 1977 The Chosen One
Doña Paz
 1976 The Bricklayers
Josefina
 1974 Once Upon a Scoundrel
Aunt Delfina
 1974 Fe, esperanza y caridad
Eulogia (segment "Caridad")
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Carlotta
- The McCreedy Feud (1972) ... Carlotta
 1971 The Fearmaker
Sara Verdugo (as Katty Jurado)
 1971 A Little Game (TV Movie)
Laura
 1971 The Boy and the Turtle (TV Movie)
 1971 The Bridge in the Jungle
Angela, Witch
 1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Mama Fe
- The Best Man (1970) ... Mama Fe
 1970 Faltas a la moral
Chelo's half sister
 1969 La puerta y la mujer del carnicero
Remedios (segment "La mujer del carnicero")
 1969 Any Second Now (TV Movie)
Señora Vorhis
 1968 Stay Away, Joe
Annie Lightcloud
 1967 A Covenant with Death
Eulalia Lewis
 1966 Smoky
Maria
 1966 High Noon: The Clock Strikes Noon Again (TV Movie)
Helen Ramirez
 1963 La bandida
La Jarocha
 1962 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Rose Ramirez
- The Seventh Day of Creation (1962) ... Rose Ramirez
 1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
La Tules
- La Tules (1962) ... La Tules
 1961 Barabbas
Sara
 1961 Y Dios la llamó Tierra
Martha
 1961 One-Eyed Jacks
Maria Longworth
 1960 The Westerner (TV Series)
Carlotta
- Ghost of a Chance (1960) ... Carlotta
 1958 The Badlanders
Anita
 1957 Dragoon Wells Massacre
Mara Fay
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Sister Monica
- Four Women in Black (1957) ... Sister Monica
 1956 Man from Del Rio
Estella
 1956 Trapeze
Rosa
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Margo Nieto
- Nightmare by Day (1956) ... Margo Nieto
 1955 Trial
Mrs. Chavez
 1955 The Racers
Maria Chávez
 1954 Tehuantepec
 1954 Broken Lance
Señora Devereaux
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 Arrowhead
Nita
 1953 San Antone
Mistania Figueroa
 1953 El bruto
Paloma
 1953 Sword of Granada
Lolita
 1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Lolita Alvarez
- These Latins (1952) ... Lolita Alvarez
 1951 Cárcel de mujeres
Lupe
 1951 Bullfighter and the Lady
Chelo Estrada
 1949 El seminarista
Chayito
 1949 Hay lugar para... dos
Kitty (Amalia Legazpi)
 1948 Nosotros, los pobres
La que se levanta tarde
 1945 El museo del crimen
Sara Ramos
 1945 Soltera y con gemelos
Gloria
 1944 Balajú
 1943 No matarás
Susana
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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: Co-starred (as "Helen Ramirez") in a pilot for a western series called "High Noon", based on the classic Gary Cooper western High Noon (1952), with Peter Fonda starring as Marshal Will Kane's adult son.

Alternate Names:

Katty Jurado

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

I am very proud to make this picture because I look and act like a Mexican - not imitation. Some Mexicans go to Hollywood and lose career in Mexico, because they play imitation. I don't want this to happen to me.

Trivia:

She and María Félix had a civil relationship. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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Katy was better than Grace in High Noon sellers-p
She was just GORGEOUS, INTRIGUING and TALENTED! FranLovesBetteD
she was pretty cappyqq7
time for a biopic! chip-98
KATY JURADO JAIME AYMERICH Y SECRETO DE ESPERANZA lucrom55
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