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Mexican film actress

Dolores del Río is ...

Dead
Born 3 Aug 1905 in Durango
Died 11 Apr 1983 in Newport Beach
Age77 years, 8 months
Causeliver failure
Correction?
Dolores del Río
Dolores del Río
Promotional picture of the actress Dolores del Río (1933).

About Dolores del Río

Dolores del Río (Spanish pronunciation: [doˈloɾez ðel ˈrio]; born María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete; August 3, 1904 – April 11, 1983) was a Mexican actress who was the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with a career in American films in the 1920s and 1930s. She was also considered one of the more important female figures of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s. Del Río is remembered as one of the most beautiful faces of the cinema in her time. Her long and varied career spanned silent film, sound film, television, stage and radio. After being discovered in Mexico by the filmmaker Edwin Carewe, she began her film career in 1925. She had roles in a series of successful silent films like What Price Glory? (1926), Resurrection (1927) and Ramona (1928). During this period she came to be considered a sort of feminine version of Rudolph Valentino, a "female Latin Lover". With the advent of sound, she acted in films that included Bird of Paradise (1932), Flying Down to Rio (1933), Madame Du Barry (1934) and Journey into Fear (1943). In the early 1940s, when her Hollywood career began to decline, del Río returned to Mexico and joined the Mexican film industry, which at that time was at its peak. When del Río returned to her native country, she became one of the more important promoters and stars of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. A series of films, including Wild Flower (1943), María Candelaria (1943), Las Abandonadas (1944), Bugambilia (1944) and The Unloved Woman (1949), are considered classic masterpieces and helped boost Mexican cinema worldwide. Del Río remained active in Mexican films throughout the 1950s. She also worked in Argentina and Spain. In 1960 she returned to Hollywood. During the next years she appeared in Mexican and American films. From the late 1950s until the early 1970s she also successfully ventured into theater in Mexico and appeared in some American television series. Del Río performed her final screen appearance in 1978. After a period of inactivity and ill health, del Río died in 1983 at the age of 78. Dolores del Río is a mythical figure in Latin America and is considered representative, par excellence, of the feminine face of Mexico in the whole world.

She is also known as Dolores del Rio.

Death

In 1978, she was diagnosed with osteomyelitis, and in 1981 she was diagnosed with Hepatitis B following a contaminated injection of vitamins. In 1982, del Río was admitted to Scripps Hospital, La Jolla, California, where hepatitis led to cirrhosis.

On April 11, 1983, Dolores del Río died from liver disease, aged 78, in Newport Beach, California. She was cremated and her ashes were interred in the Dolores Cemetery in Mexico City, Mexico. That same day she had been invited to appear at the next Academy Awards telecast.

Films

Dolores del Río has worked on the following films:

Cheyenne Autumn
1964 film by John Ford
1964
María Candelaria
1944 film by Emilio Fernández
1944
Flaming Star
1960 film by Don Siegel
1960
The Fugitive
1947 drama film
1947
Wonder Bar
1934 film by Busby Berkeley, Lloyd Bacon
1934
The Soldiers of Pancho Villa
1959 film by Ismael Rodríguez
1961
International Settlement
1938 film by Eugene Forde
1938
Girl of the Rio
1932 film by Herbert Brenon
1932
More Than a Miracle
1967 film by Francesco Rosi
1967
Flor silvestre
1943 film by Emilio Fernández
1943
Madame Du Barry
1934 film by William Dieterle
1934
The Children of Sanchez
1978 American drama film based on the book by Oscar Lewis
1978
Reportaje
1953 film by Emilio Fernández
1953
The Red Dance
1928 film by Raoul Walsh
1928
Las Abandonadas
1945 film by Emilio Fernández
1945
In Caliente
1935 film by Lloyd Bacon
1935
La Malquerida
1949 Mexican film
1949
The Bad One
1930 film by George Fitzmaurice
1930
Historia de una mala mujer
1948 film by Luis Saslavsky
1948
Torero
1956 film by Carlos Velo
1956
Accused
1936 film by Thornton Freeland
1936
Bugambilia
1945 film by Emilio Fernández
1945
Señora Ama
1955 film by Julio Bracho
1955
La Otra
1946 film by Roberto Gavaldón
1946
Casa de Mujeres
1966 film by Julián Soler
1966
I Live for Love
1935 film by Busby Berkeley
1935
The Devil's Playground
1937 film by Erle C. Kenton
1937
Doña Perfecta
1951 film by Alejandro Galindo
1951
The Boy and the Fog
1953 film by Roberto Gavaldón
1953
Where Are Our Children Going?
1958 film by Benito Alazraki
1958
La casa chica
1948 film by Roberto Gavaldón
1948
La selva de fuego
1945 film by Fernando de Fuentes
1945
Pals First
1926 film (remake) by Edwin Carewe
1926
The Widow from Monte Carlo
1935 film by Arthur Greville Collins
1935
Lancer Spy
1937 film by Gregory Ratoff
1937
Deseada
1950 film by Roberto Gavaldón
1950