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María Elena Velasco (1940–2015)

María Elena Velasco Fragoso, known to the Mexican cinema as "La India María", was born on December 17, 1940 in Puebla, Mexico. Velasco's first film role was in the film, Ruletero a toda marcha (1962), as a nurse. She also appeared in another uncredited role in the film El rey del tomate (1963), which also starred Eulalio González. It was not until... See full bio »

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Corazón indomable
Okey, Mister Pancho
Okey, Mister Pancho María Nicolasa Cruz
¡El que no corre... vuela!
¡El que no corre... vuela! María Nicolasa
El coyote emplumado


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 2014 La hija de Moctezuma
La India María
 2013 Corazón indomable (TV Series)
- Gran final: Part 1 (2013) ... María
- Gran final: Part 2 (2013) ... María
- Maricruz escapa (2013) ... María
- Maricruz es puesta en libertad (2013) ... María
- Maricruz es inocente (2013) ... María
 2004 Huapango
Maestra de baile
 2004 La familia P. Luche (TV Series)
- Nos vamos de viaje (2004) ... María
 2003 Mujer, casos de la vida real (TV Series)
- Amor incondicional (2003) ... María
 1998 ¡Ay María qué puntería! (TV Series short)
La India María
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... La India María
 1988 Papá soltero (TV Series)
María Nicolasa
- La India María (1988) ... María Nicolasa
 1984 Ni Chana, ni Juana
Juana / Emilia Falcón
 1978 La comadrita
María Nicolasa (as María Elena Velasco 'La India María')
 1977 Sor Tequila
Sor María Nicolasa (as La India María)
 1975 La presidenta municipal
María Nicolasa Cruz (as La India Maria)
 1974 La madrecita
Sor María Nicolasa (as María Elena Velasco 'La India María')
 1972 Revista musical Nescafe (TV Series)
 1968 El bastardo
La india María
 1967 Los tres mosqueteros de Dios
Chica en club infierno (uncredited)
 1966 Los endemoniados del ring
Cantante de fondo (uncredited)
 1964 El revólver sangriento
esposa de Pedro
 1963 El mariachi canta
Amiga de Lupe (uncredited)
 1963 Los derechos de los hijos
María (as Ma. Elena Velasco)
 1963 El rey del tomate
Clienta de Librado (uncredited)
 1962 Ruletero a toda marcha
Enfermera con bebé (uncredited)
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Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
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Alternate Names:

María Elena Velasco 'La India María' | La India Maria | La India María | M.E. Velasco | Ma. Elena Velasco | Maria Elena Velasco

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