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Lupita Tovar (1910–2016)


Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, Lupita Tovar appeared first in silent Fox films before making the move to Universal and co-starring in the Spanish-language version of 1930's "The Cat Creeps" (La voluntad del muerto (1930)). For the same producer, Czech-born Paul Kohner, she appeared as Eva Seward (the Spanish-language counterpart of Helen Chandler's Mina)... See full bio »

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María María
(1938)
Santa Santa
(1932)
Border Law Tonita
(1931)
Drácula Eva
(1931)

Filmography

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 2020 Un Recuerdo Para Ellos de Gloria (TV Mini Series)
Santa
- Santa - el sonido del tiempo. (2020) ... Santa
 1945 The Crime Doctor's Courage
Dolores Bragga
 1944 Miguel Strogoff
Nadia Fedorova
 1944 Gun to Gun (Short)
Dolores Diego
 1943 Resurrección
María
 1941 Two Gun Sheriff
Nita
 1940 The Westerner
Teresita (uncredited)
 1940 Green Hell
Native Girl
 1939 South of the Border
Dolores Mendoza
 1939 Tropic Fury
Maria Scipio
 1939 The Fighting Gringo
Anita del Campo
 1938 María
María
 1938 El rosario de Amozoc
Rosario
 1938 Blockade
Cabaret Girl
 1936 El capitan Tormenta
Magda
 1936/II Marihuana
Irene Heredia
 1936 The Invader
Lupita Melez
 1935 Alas sobre El Chaco
Teresa
 1935 Broken Lives
Marcela
 1932 Santa
Santa
 1931 Estamos en París (Short)
 1931 Border Law
Tonita
 1931 East of Borneo
Neila
 1931 El Tenorio del harem
Fátima
 1931 Yankee Don
Juanita
 1931 Carne de cabaret
Drothy O'Neil
 1931 Drácula
Eva
 1930 La voluntad del muerto
Anita
 1930 King of Jazz
Emcee's Assistant - Spanish Version (uncredited)
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1929 The Black Watch
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1929 Joy Street
 1929 The Veiled Woman
Young Girl
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Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Lupita Tovar Kohner | Lupita Kohner

Height:

5' 1" (1.55 m)

Spouse:

Paul Kohner  (his death)  (2 children)

Children:

Pancho Kohner | See more »

Relatives:

Paul Weitz (grandchild) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on her South of the Border (1939) co-stars] [Gene Autry] became a top ten box office star. That picture made a lot of money! Gene was a lovely cowboy. A lovely person, such a gentleman. Smiley [Smiley Burnette], his sidekick, was always nice. I particularly remember the little girl, Mary Lee - such a talent, and the other leading lady, June Storey, who was very pretty. See more »

Trivia:

She was born in Mexico of a Mexican father and an Irish mother. See more »

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