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Apollonia Kotero

Apollonia Kotero started her career in Prince's huge movie success Purple Rain (1984) and then moved on to appear in the night-time soap Falcon Crest (1981) for a ten-week guest stint. In 1988 she released her debut album as a singer and continued to star in other movies, such as Back to Back (1989) with Bill Paxton and Black Magic Woman (1991) ... See full bio »
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 2006 The Divorce Ceremony
 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 Woman's Secret
Barbara (as Apollonia)
 1991 Black Magic Woman
Cassandra Perry
 1989 Back to Back
Jesse Duro
 1989 Ministry of Vengeance
 1985-1986 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
- Conundrum (1986) ... Apollonia
- Fair Game (1986) ... Apollonia
- False Hope (1985) ... Apollonia
 1984 Purple Rain
 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)
- 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)
- 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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Music Video: "Since I Fell For You" (as Apollonia) (1988) See more »

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Alternate Names:

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


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. Her father Victor, was a restaurant manager, and Socorro, was a caregiver for the elderly. She dropped out of high school at 16 to model. See more »


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