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Apollonia Kotero


Apollonia was born Patricia Kotero in Santa Monica, California, to Mexican parents, Maria S. (Torres), a caregiver, and Victor Manuel Kotero, a restaurant manager. She initially pursued fame and fortune via work as an actress, singer and a model. After winning the Miss San Pedro beauty competition and a stint cheerleader for the Los Angeles Rams ... See full bio »

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Known For

Purple Rain
Purple Rain Apollonia
(1984)
Black Magic Woman
Black Magic Woman Cassandra Perry
(1991)
Sex Beach
Sex Beach Patty
(1980)
Back to Back
Back to Back Jesse Duro
(1989)

Filmography

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 2006 The Divorce Ceremony
Sophia
 2001 The Goods (TV Series)
 1998 Air America (TV Series)
Lucy Ortega
- Crosshairs (1998) ... Lucy Ortega (as Apollonia)
 1998 Anarchy TV
Hot Tub Woman (as Apollonia)
 1997 Sliders (TV Series)
Dr. Deera Mubaric
- Slide Like an Egyptian (1997) ... Dr. Deera Mubaric (as Apollonia)
 1992 Cattive ragazze
Esmerelda
 1992 Woman's Secret
Barbara (as Apollonia)
 1991 Black Magic Woman
Cassandra Perry
 1989 Back to Back
Jesse Duro
 1989 Ministry of Vengeance
Zarah
 1985-1986 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Apollonia
- Conundrum (1986) ... Apollonia
- Fair Game (1986) ... Apollonia
- False Hope (1985) ... Apollonia
 1984 Purple Rain
Apollonia
 1984 The Mystic Warrior (TV Movie)
Wicahpi (as Patty Kotero)
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Tiara D'Arcy
- Mouth of the Snake (1984) ... Tiara D'Arcy (as Patty Kotero)
 1983 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Gilda Rivera
- The Centerfold Murders (1983) ... Gilda Rivera
 1983 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Iya
- Love Island/The Sisters (1983) ... Iya (as Patty Kotero)
 1983 Heartbreaker
Rose (as Patty Kotero)
 1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Native Girl
- Force of Habit (1983) ... Native Girl (as Patty Kotero)
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Barbara
- Alarmed (1982) ... Barbara (as Patti Kotero)
 1980 Sex Beach
Patty (as Patty Kotero)
 1979 La mafia de la frontera
Girl in Bikini (as Patty Kotero)
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Appeared in Eddie Money's "Shakin'" music video See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 7 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Apallonia | Apollonia | Patricia Appollonia Kotero | Patti Kotero | Patty Kotero

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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She was born in Santa Monica, California, the oldest of six children of parents of Mexican descent, Maria S. (Torres), a caregiver for the elderly, and Victor Manuel Kotero, a restaurant manager. She dropped out of high school at 16 to model. See more »

Trademark:

Natural black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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