Katy Jurado

Born Jan 16, 1924

Katy Jurado, was a Mexican actress who had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood. Jurado had already established herself as an actress in Mexico in the 1940s when she came to Hollywood, becoming a regular in Western films of the 1950s and 1960s.… Read More

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1924 Birth Katy Jurado was born María Christina Jurado García on January 16, 1924, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. … Read More
1928 4 Years Old Jurado's cousin, Emilio Portes Gil, was president of Mexico beginning in 1928. … Read More


1943 19 Years Old 1 More Event
The marriage ended in divorce in 1943, and the children remained with Jurado's family in Mexico when she traveled to the United States to work.


1947 23 Years Old In 1947 Jurado acts on the film Hay lugar para... dos sequel to the hit film ¡Esquina bajan! (1946), starring David Silva.
1948 24 Years Old In 1948, her performance in Nosotros los pobres, directed by Ismael Rodríguez, with Pedro Infante, brought her great popularity. … Read More
1951 27 Years Old However, Boetticher, who was also a professional bullfighter, cast Jurado in his 1951 film Bullfighter and the Lady, opposite Gilbert Roland as the wife of an aging matador. … Read More
1953 29 Years Old In 1953 she starred in Luis Buñuel's box-office success El Bruto, with Pedro Armendáriz, for which she received an Ariel Award. … Read More


1954 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1954 Jurado replaced the also Mexican actress Dolores del Río (who was accused of being a communist during McCarthyism) in the film Broken Lance, for which she received an Academy Award nomination, playing Spencer Tracy's Comanche wife and the mother of Robert Wagner's character. … Read More
1956 - 1957 2 More Events
1959 35 Years Old In 1959, she filmed The Badlanders, with Ernest Borgnine, and worked with Marlon Brando in the film One-Eyed Jacks. … Read More
1961 37 Years Old In 1961, Jurado returned to Mexico. … Read More


1964 40 Years Old …  The marriage ended in 1964 in the words of Katy, due to the ill and violently jealous Borgnine. … Read More
1965 41 Years Old Jurado returned to Hollywood in 1965, with the film Smoky, directed by George Sherman, with Fess Parker.
1966 42 Years Old In 1966, she played the mother of George Maharis in A Covenant with Death. … Read More
1968 44 Years Old In 1968, she moved back to Mexico permanently, though she continued to appear in American films as a character actress. … Read More
1972 48 Years Old In 1972 she starred in Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, directed by Sam Peckinpah, with Kris Kristofferson. … Read More
1973 49 Years Old In 1973 Jurado starred on Broadway again in the Tennessee Williams stage play The Red Devil Battery Sign, with Anthony Quinn and Claire Bloom. … Read More


1980 56 Years Old In 1980 Jurado filmed La Seducción (1980), directed by Arturo Ripstein. … Read More


1984 60 Years Old In 1984, she acted in the film Under the Volcano, directed by John Huston. … Read More
1992 68 Years Old In 1992, Jurado was honored with the Golden Boot Award for her notable contribution to the western movies.
1998 74 Years Old In 1998, she completed a timely Spanish-language film for director Arturo Ripstein called El Evangelio de las Maravillas about a millennium sect. … Read More
2002 78 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002 she made her final film appearance in Un secreto de Esperanza. … Read More
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