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Mexican film actress
Dolores del Río is ...
|Born||3 August 1905 in Durango|
|Died||11 April 1983 in Newport Beach|
|Age||77 years, 8 months|
|Sex or gender||female|
|Country of citizenship||Mexico|
|Manner of death||natural causes|
|Occupation||singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor, television actor and model|
|Nominated for||Ariel Award for Best Actress, Ariel Award for Best Actress, Ariel Award for Best Actress, Ariel Award for Best Actress and Ariel Award for Best Actress|
|Awards||Ariel Award for Best Actress, Ariel Award for Best Actress, Ariel Award for Best Actress and Golden Ariel|
About Dolores del Río
Dolores del Río was a Mexican film actress who captivated audiences with her stunning beauty and powerful performances. Born on August 3, 1905, in Durango, Mexico, del Río began her career in the silent film era and went on to become one of the most iconic actresses of her time.
Del Río's career spanned over five decades, during which she appeared in more than 50 films. She was known for her ability to convey complex emotions through her performances, and her natural beauty made her a favorite of audiences and filmmakers alike.
Del Río's breakthrough role came in the 1925 film "Joanna," which established her as a rising star in the Mexican film industry. She went on to star in a number of successful films throughout the 1920s and 1930s, including "Resurrection" (1927), "Ramona" (1928), and "Bird of Paradise" (1932).
In 1930, del Río made the transition to Hollywood, where she quickly became a sensation. She starred in a number of high-profile films, including "Flying Down to Rio" (1933), "Madame Du Barry" (1934), and "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" (1936).
Despite her success in Hollywood, del Río remained committed to promoting Mexican culture and supporting the Mexican film industry. She returned to Mexico in the 1940s and continued to appear in films throughout the rest of her career.
Del Río's legacy as an actress and cultural icon continues to be celebrated today. She was honored with numerous awards and accolades throughout her career, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She passed away on April 11, 1983, but her impact on the film industry and popular culture lives on.
- "Dolores del Río." IMDb, IMDb.com, www.imdb.com/name/nm0217243/.
- "Dolores del Río." Biography.com, A&E Networks Television, 28 Apr. 2017, www.biography.com/actor/dolores-del-rio.
- "Dolores del Río." Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 7 May 2020, www.britannica.com/biography/Dolores-del-Rio.
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.
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1983 film by Woody Allen
Journey into Fear
1943 film by Norman Foster
1964 film by John Ford
Flying Down to Rio
1933 film by Thornton Freeland
Bird of Paradise
1932 film by King Vidor
1944 film by Emilio Fernández
1960 film by Don Siegel
1947 drama film
1934 film by Busby Berkeley, Lloyd Bacon
The Soldiers of Pancho Villa
1959 film by Ismael Rodríguez
1938 film by Eugene Forde
Girl of the Rio
1932 film by Herbert Brenon
More Than a Miracle
1967 film by Francesco Rosi
1943 film by Emilio Fernández
Madame Du Barry
1934 film by William Dieterle
The Children of Sanchez
1978 American drama film based on the book by Oscar Lewis
1953 film by Emilio Fernández
The Red Dance
1928 film by Raoul Walsh
1945 film by Emilio Fernández
1935 film by Lloyd Bacon
1949 Mexican film
The Bad One
1930 film by George Fitzmaurice
Historia de una mala mujer
1948 film by Luis Saslavsky
1956 film by Carlos Velo
1936 film by Thornton Freeland
1945 film by Emilio Fernández
1955 film by Julio Bracho
1946 film by Roberto Gavaldón
Casa de Mujeres
1966 film by Julián Soler
I Live for Love
1935 film by Busby Berkeley
The Devil's Playground
1937 film by Erle C. Kenton
1951 film by Alejandro Galindo
The Boy and the Fog
1953 film by Roberto Gavaldón
Where Are Our Children Going?
1958 film by Benito Alazraki
La casa chica
1948 film by Roberto Gavaldón
La selva de fuego
1945 film by Fernando de Fuentes
1926 film by Edwin Carewe
The Widow from Monte Carlo
1935 film by Arthur Greville Collins
1937 film by Gregory Ratoff
1950 film by Roberto Gavaldón
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