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La Lupe (1936–1992)

Well known for her high level of camp and her energetic performances, La Lupe was one of the Spanish-language world's greatest performance. Born in Cuba to a poor family, La Lupe began her life as a schoolteacher in Havana at her father's request. However music was in her blood, and against his wishes she entered a singing competition on the radio... See full bio »

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The Birdcage
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 2013 Magic City (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Angels of Death (2013) ... (performer: "Fever")
 2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Season 3 Finale: Winner Revealed (2010) ... (performer: "La Reina")
- Top 16 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "La Reina")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.12 (2008) ... (performer: "Puro teatro")
 2007 Big Love (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Take Me as I Am (2007) ... (performer: "Busamba" - uncredited)
 2006 El cantante (performer: "Que Te Pedi")
 2002 Empire (performer: "Que Te Pedi")
 2001 Nada (performer: "Qué te pedí")
 2001 Reunión de tres hijos de Ochún (Documentary short) (performer: "Si vuelves tú")
 2000 Luminarias (performer: "Que Te Pedi")
 1996 The Birdcage (performer: "La virgen lloraba") / (writer: "La virgen lloraba" - as Lupe Yoli)
 1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (performer: "Puro teatro")
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 2014 John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown (TV Movie) (musician - song: "Puro Teatro")
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 1971 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself - Vocalist
- Episode #10.187 (1971) ... Herself - Vocalist
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.108 (1970) ... Herself
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 2007 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
- La Lupe: Queen of Latin Soul (2007) ... Herself

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Other Works:

"La Lupe en Madrid" (album) See more »

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1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

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Her grave at St. Raymond's Cemetery is that cemetery's most visited gravesite. Fans have erected their own personal memorials. See more »


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