Dolores del Rio (1904–1983)


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Dolores del Rio was the one of the first Mexican movie stars with international appeal and who had meteoric career in the 1920s/1930s Hollywood. Del Rio came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family lost everything and emigrated to Mexico City, where Dolores became a socialite. In 1921 she ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Abandoned Margarita Pérez
(1945)
Flying Down to Rio Belinha De Rezende
(1933)
(1932)
(1928)

Filmography

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 2020 Un Recuerdo Para Ellos de Gloria (TV Mini Series)
María Candelaria / Magdalena / María
- María Candelaria - producir para cuestionar (2020) ... María Candelaria
- La Otra - entre las sombras (2020) ... Magdalena / María
 1978 The Children of Sanchez
Grandma Paquita
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Carlotta Lopez de Guadalupe
- The Legacy (1970) ... Carlotta Lopez de Guadalupe
 1967 Rio Blanco
A Revolutionary
 1967 More Than a Miracle
Queen Mother
 1966 House of Women
Hilda Moreno, la doña
 1966 The Lady of the Dawn
Madre
 1966 Branded (TV Series)
Antonia Molinera
- The Ghost of Murietta (1966) ... Antonia Molinera
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Cerita Ortiz
- Return to Glory (1966) ... Cerita Ortiz
 1965 The Man Who Bought Paradise (TV Movie)
Mona
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Spanish Woman (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1962 A Mother's Sin
Gabriela del Valle
 1960 Flaming Star
Neddy Burton (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1958 ¿Adónde van nuestros hijos?
Doña Rosa
 1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Theresia Tallien
- The Public Prosecutor (1958) ... Theresia Tallien
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955 Señora ama
Dominica
 1953 El niño y la niebla
Marta
 1953 Reportaje
María Cristina
 1951 Doña Perfecta
Doña Perfecta
 1951 Deseada
Deseada
 1950 The Love Nest
Amalia Estrada
 1949 La malquerida
Raimunda
 1948 The Story of a Bad Woman
Mrs. Erlynne
 1947 The Fugitive
An Indian Woman (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1946 The Other One
Magdalena Montes de Oca / María Méndez
 1945 La selva de fuego
Estrella
 1945 Bugambilia
Amalia de los Robles
 1945 The Abandoned
Margarita Pérez
 1944 Maria Candelaria
María Candelaria
 1943 Wild Flower
Esperanza
 1943 Journey Into Fear
Josette Martel (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Eugenia 'Jenny' Sanford
 1938 International Settlement
Lenore Dixon
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Dolores del Rio - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
 1937 Lancer Spy
Dolores Daria Sunnel
 1937 Devil's Playground
Carmen (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1936 Accused
Gaby Seymour
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Inez, Duchess of Rye
 1935 I Live for Love
Donna Alvarez (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1935 In Caliente
Rita Gomez
 1934 Madame Du Barry
Madame Du Barry (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1934 Wonder Bar
Inez (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1933 Flying Down to Rio
Belinha De Rezende (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1932 Bird of Paradise
Luana
 1932 Girl of the Rio
Dolores (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1930 The Bad One
Lita
 1929 Evangeline
Evangeline
 1928 Revenge
Rascha
 1928 The Red Dance
Tasia
 1928 No Other Woman
Carmelita de Granados
 1928 The Trail of '98
Berna (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1928 Ramona
Ramona
 1928 The Gateway of the Moon
Chela (Toni)
 1927 Life in Hollywood No. 5 (Short)
 1927 The Loves of Carmen
Carmen
 1927 Resurrection
Katyusha Maslova
 1926 WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1926 (Short)
Dolores del Rio
 1926 The Whole Town's Talking
Rita Renault - Movie Star
 1926 What Price Glory
Charmaine de la Cognac
 1926 Pals First
Jeanne Lamont
 1926 High Steppers
Evelyn Iffield
 1925 Joanna
Carlotta de Silva
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Audio recording: Ramona (song), featured in CD compilation 100 Years of Cinema [Deja Vu Retro Gold R2CD 40-25], c. 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 16 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 36 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dolores Del Rio | Delores del Rio

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Spouse:

Lewis Riley  (her death) | See more »

Parents:

Jesús Leonardo Asúnsolo Jacques | Antonia López-Negrete
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Journey Into Fear (1943)] Orson insisted I play this role. He said he was unable to see anyone else in it, and after reading the part I became equally enthusiastic. I wear no glamorous gowns in the film. My main costume is a battered raincoat. See more »

Trivia:

Following her death, she was cremated and interred at Panteon Civil de Delores in Mexico City, Mexico, specifically on the Rotunda of Illustrious Persons. She passed away on April 11, 1983, four months away from what would have been her 79th birthday on August 3. See more »

Nickname:

Lolita

Star Sign:

Leo

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