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Raquel Torres (I) (1908–1987)

Fetching Raquel Torres had a very brief but sexy reign in Hollywood with the advent of sound, but late-night viewers can still get a sampling of this spitfire's charms in one zany piece of slapstick with The Marx Brothers. Born Paula Osterman in Hermosillo, Mexico, on November 11, 1908, she arrived in films at the age of 19 and garnered instant ... See full bio »

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 1936 Go West Young Man
Rico's Girlfriend in 'Drifting Lady' (uncredited)
 1934 Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove (Short)
Hula Dancer (uncredited)
 1933 Red Wagon
Sheba Prince / Starlina
 1933 The Woman I Stole
 1933 So This Is Africa
 1931 Aloha
 1930 Estrellados
Elvira Rosas
 1930 The Sea Bat
 1930 Under a Texas Moon
 1929 The Desert Rider
Dolores Alvarado
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Stage: Appeared (as "Teresa") in "Adam Had Two Sons" on Broadway. Written by John McDermott. Directed by Melville Burke. Alvin Theatre: 20 Jan 1932-Jan 1932 (closing date unknown/5 performances). Cast: Jay Adair (as "Ed"), Pilar Arcos, Lola Bazan, Herbert Belmore, Muriel Campbell, Alex Cross, Aristides de Leoni, Harry DeKoven (as "... See more »

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5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Former daughter-in-law of actor Felix Locher.

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