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Overview (3)

Born in Comitán de Domínguez, Chiapas, Mexico
Birth NameIrma Consuelo Cielo Serrano Castro
Nicknames La Tigresa
Mexico's Great Folk Singer

Mini Bio (1)

Irma Serrano first made a name for herself as a singer, becoming one of the most popular ranchera performers of the 1960s. She became famous for her trademark roaring style which earned her the nickname "La Tigresa de la Canción Ranchera" (The Tigress of Ranchera Music). She was born in central Chiapas to Santiago Serrano Ruiz, a local journalist and poet of Mayan ancestry, and María Castro Domínguez, a wealthy woman of Spanish descent who owned 17 haciendas. Raised in the lap of luxury, in her youth she decided to become a performer against her parents' wishes and journeyed to Mexico City, where she made her film debut in Santo contra los zombies (1962). Soon after, she signed with CBS Records and began her highly successful singing career. She rose to national prominence with hit songs such as "El puente roto", "Tierra mala", and "La Martina", which reached Billboard's Top Ten list for Mexico. With her fame as Mexico's new rising folk singer, she appeared in musical guest roles in films such as Gabino Barrera (1965), Antonio Aguilar, and El zurdo (1965), with Rodolfo de Anda.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: V.Q. Castro

Trade Mark (4)

Spitfire singing voice
Striking green eyes
Thick black eyebrows
Black mole above right eyebrow

Trivia (2)

Has a son, born in 2004 from a frozen embryo which had been created years ago from one of her eggs and the sperm of her late lover, Alejo Peralta. Her niece was the surrogate mother. Irma also tried to carry one of the embryos to term herself, but that pregnancy failed, presumably due to her age.
Is a real blonde.

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