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Date of Birth 11 June 1922Havana, Cuba
Date of Death 20 August 2004Mexico City, Mexico  (natural causes)

Mini Bio (1)

María Antonieta Pons was born on June 11, 1922 in Havana, Cuba. She was an actress, known for La hija del penal (1949), Flor de caña (1948) and Teatro del crimen (1957). She was married to Juan Orol. She died on August 20, 2004 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Spouse (1)

Juan Orol (1940 - 1945) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Playing seductive, heartbroken women, punctuated by wild musical and dance scenes in the nightclubs.

Trivia (2)

Was one of a half-dozen stars whose extravagant costumes and dance numbers earned them the nickname "Tropical Queens" and created a style that lasted into the 1950s, and helped define the tropical-dancer movie genre know as "rumbera" films.
Made Mexico her home for more than six decades.

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