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Dolores del Rio (1904–1983)


Dolores del Rio was the first Mexican movie star with international appeal and had a meteoric career in 1920s Hollywood (an extraordinary accomplishment for an Hispanic female on those years). She came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family lost everything they had and emigrated to Mexico ... See full bio »

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Known For

Las abandonadas
Las abandonadas Margarita Pérez
(1945)
The Trail of '98
(1928)
Flying Down to Rio
Flying Down to Rio Belinha De Rezende
(1933)
In Caliente
In Caliente Rita Gomez
(1935)

Filmography

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 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 C'era una volta
Queen Mother
 1966 Casa de mujeres
Hilda Moreno, la doña
 1966 La dama del alba
La Peregrina
 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 El pecado de una madre
Gabriela del Valle
 1960 Flaming Star
Neddy Burton (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1960 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
- Mexican Fiesta (1960)
 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 La casa chica
Amalia Estrada
 1949 La malquerida
Raimunda
 1948 Historia de una mala mujer
Mrs. Erlynne
 1947 The Fugitive
An Indian Woman (as Dolores Del Rio)
 1946 La otra
Magdalena Montes de Oca / María Méndez
 1945 La selva de fuego
Estrella
 1945 Bugambilia
Amalia de los Robles
 1945 Las abandonadas
Margarita Pérez
 1944 María Candelaria (Xochimilco)
María Candelaria
 1943 Flor silvestre
Esperanza
 1942 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 (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 Ramona
Ramona
 1928 The Trail of '98
Berna (as Dolores Del Rio)
 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 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:

She acted n Marcelle Maurette's play, "Anastasia," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Lili Darvas in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 13 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dolores Del Rio

Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Personal Quote:

[in 1960] The secret of youth is work, keep busy, and never be bored. Boredom is the only thing that ages you. You don't have to be young to be a star; today there's acting for all ages. Last year I tried the legitimate stage, have now done three plays. When I was a star in Hollywood, I had hundreds of offers from Broadway, but never took them seriously. Thoughts of facing an audience appalled me... See more »

Trivia:

Friend of Marlene Dietrich, who thought Dolores "the most beautiful woman in Hollywood". See more »

Nickname:

Lolita

Star Sign:

Leo

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