Conchita Montenegro

Conchita Montenegro

Actress + Dancer and Singer
Born Sep 11, 1912

Conchita Montenegro was a Spanish model, dancer, stage and screen actress. She was educated in a convent in Madrid, Spain. Montenegro had brown eyes, wavy black hair, and an olive complexion. Her sister, Juanita Montenegro was also an actress.

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1912 Birth Born on September 11, 1912.


1930 17 Years Old Montenegro came to Hollywood in June 1930 with a contract at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. … Read More
By mid-1931, Montenegro had left MGM and signed with Fox Film Corporation. … Read More
1932 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Montenegro applied for US citizenship in Chicago, Illinois, on March 16, 1932.


1935 22 Years Old She married a Brazilian actor, Raoul Roulien, in Paris, France, on September 19, 1935. The couple toured South America and produced a motion picture called Jangada (1936). The film dealt with the customs of primitive peoples in South America. Another of Roulien's films, El grito de la juventud, which debuted in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 24 September 1939, was much better known. … Read More


1943 30 Years Old …  Montenegro claimed that she used her husband's influence to secure a meeting between the British actor and the dictator while Howard was in Spain on a lecture tour to promote film in May, 1943, shortly before Howard lost his life when the civilian plane on which he was a passenger on a return flight to England was shot down by German Luftwaffe crashing into the Bay of Biscay. "Thanks to him, at least in theory, Spain was persuaded to stay out of the war," Rey Ximena went on to claim of Howard. … Read More
1944 31 Years Old In 1944, Montenegro married the Spanish diplomat Ricardo Giménez Arnau, a senior member of the far right Falangist Party and Ambassador to the Holy See.


2007 95 Years Old Died on April 22, 2007.
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