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Marquita Rivera (1922–2002)

Dubbed the "Queen of La Conga," "Queen of Latin Rhythm" and "Latin Hurricane" during various stages of her career, dazzling, flashy-eyed entertainer Marquita Rivera, one of the great enduring Latin-born beauties of the late 30s, 40s and 50s, went on to enjoy a strong musical career both here and in her native Puerto Rico. Born María Heroína ... See full bio »

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Road to Rio Lead Singer and Dancer
El conquistador Actress
Sanford Woman #1


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 1981 Sanford (TV Series)
Woman #1
- Cal's Mom (1981) ... Woman #1
 1947 Road to Rio
Lead Singer and Dancer (uncredited)
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 1947 Road to Rio (performer: "DIZ QUE TEM")

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Her daughter and namesake Marquita by first husband Albert Vernon Ashbrook is the aunt of actors Dana Ashbrook and Daphne Ashbrook and director Taylor Ashbrook.

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