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Marika Rivera (1919–2010)

Marika Rivera was born on November 13, 1919, in Paris, France. Her father was Diego Rivera, then an aspiring Cubist artist from Mexico, living in Paris. Her mother was the Russian born artist, named Marie Vorobieff, also known under her artistic name as Marevna. Shortly after her birth her father left to live with another woman, and later married ... See full bio »

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Known For

Fiddler on the Roof
Darling Woman
The Girl on a Motorcycle
The Girl on a Motorcycle German Waitress
Grand Slam
Grand Slam Madame


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (19 credits)
 1987 Vincent
 1986 Hôtel du Paradis
 1985 The Supergrass
Bed and Breakfast Landlady (as Marika Riviera)
 1980 Hussy
French Singer
 1978 Grand Slam (TV Movie)
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Madame in Bordello
 1976 Fellini's Casanova
 1974 It's Not the Size That Counts
Madame Lopez
 1966-1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Madwoman / Jeanne
- The Changeling (1974) ... Madwoman (uncredited)
- Lee Oswald: Assassin (1966) ... Jeanne
 1971 A Kiss Is Just a Kiss (TV Movie)
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Madame Vaneska
- Star Quality (1968) ... Madame Vaneska
 1968 The Girl on a Motorcycle
German Waitress
 1968 The Dickie Henderson Show (TV Series)
- Be a Clown (1968)
 1966 The Saint (TV Series)
- The Better Mousetrap (1966) ... Concierge
 1965 Darling
 1963 Thirty Minute Theatre (TV Series)
- The Simple Truth (1963) ... Maria
 1961 Home Tonight (TV Series)
Signora Mattone
- Episode #1.35 (1961) ... Signora Mattone
- Episode #1.33 (1961) ... Signora Mattone

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Alternate Names:

Marika Riviera


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Daughter of Diego Rivera, he refused to have anything to do with her until she reached adulthood.

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