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Mona Maris (1903–1991)

Sultry, sleepy-eyed Argentine brunette Mona Maris was born Rosa Emma Mona Maria Marta Capdevielle, of Spanish-French parentage. Her well-to-do background ensured a quality education with an emphasis on foreign languages. Mona mastered three of them, but, alas, English was not among them. This mattered little early on, as her career began in silent... See full bio »

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The Falcon in Mexico
White Heat
White Heat Leilani
Heartbeat Ambassador's Wife
The Masked Mannequin
The Masked Mannequin Prinzessin Antoinette


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 1984 Camila
La Perichona
 1950 The Avengers
 1946 Monsieur Beaucaire
Marquisa Velasquez (uncredited)
 1946 Heartbeat
Ambassador's Wife
 1944 The Desert Hawk
Princess Azala
 1944 Tampico
Dolores Garcia
 1942 Berlin Correspondent
 1942 I Married an Angel
 1942 Pacific Rendezvous
Olivia Kerlov
 1942 My Gal Sal
Countess Rossini
 1941 Law of the Tropics
 1941 Underground
Fräulein Gessner
 1941 Flight from Destiny
Ketti Moret
 1935 Asegure a su mujer
Rita Martin
 1935 El cantante de Napoles
 1934 Tres Amores
Lola Duval
 1934 Un capitan de Cosacos
Olga Nicolaievna
 1934 Cuesta abajo
 1934 Kiss and Make-Up
Countess Rita
 1934 White Heat
 1933 Yo, tú y ella
 1933 No dejes la puerta abierta
Sra. Lucrecia Delfi
 1933 Melodía prohibida
 1933 Una viuda romántica
Estrella Polar
 1933 Secrets
Señora Lolita Martinez
 1933 Caliente Love (Short)
Mexican Señorita
 1932 Le plombier amoureux (unconfirmed)
 1932 The Death Kiss
Mrs. Agnes Avery (uncredited)
 1932 El caballero de la noche
Lady Elena
 1932 Once in a Lifetime
Phyllis Fontaine (uncredited)
 1932 The Man Called Back
 1932 South of the Rio Grande
Consuela Delgado
 1932 The Passionate Plumber
Nina Estrados
 1931 Seas Beneath
Fraulein Lolita
 1930 Cuando el amor ríe
Elvira Alvarado
 1930 A Devil with Women
Rosita Fernandez
 1930 Del mismo barro
Elena Neal
 1930 The Arizona Kid
 1930 Under a Texas Moon
Lolita Roberto
 1928 Die drei Frauen von Urban Hell
May Lyssenhop
 1928 Die Leibeigenen
Leibeigene Tatjana, eine Waise
 1927 The Masked Mannequin
Prinzessin Antoinette
 1927 The Little People
Lucia Morelli
 1926 La bonne hôtesse
Mona Bermond
 1925 The Apache
Lisette Blanchard
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Although she was born 'Maria,' her family nicknamed her Mona, Spanish for "graceful" or "pretty," and she chose the last name of Maris because it reminded her of the sea. See more »

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