María Félix

Born May 4, 1914

María Félix was a Mexican actress, considered by many to be the most iconic leading lady of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, known for her larger-than-life, tough film characters. She was nominated for five Ariel Awards, of which she won three for Enamorada, Río Escondido, Doña Diabla and a special Golden Ariel Award for her contribution to cinema. She was more commonly known, particularly in her later years, by the honorific La Doña.… Read More

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1914 Birth Born on April 8, 1914.


1931 17 Years Old After a brief romance, the couple married in 1931.


1935 21 Years Old In 1935, María gives birth to her only child, Enrique Quique.
1937 23 Years Old However, her marriage with Alvarez was unsuccessful and the couple divorced in 1937. … Read More


1945 31 Years Old …  From that time the couple began a highly publicized relationship, which culminated in marriage in 1945. … Read More
1947 33 Years Old However, excessive jealousy of Lara ended their relationship in 1947. … Read More
1948 34 Years Old In 1948 she was contracted by the Spanish film producer Cesreo Gonzalez. … Read More
1950 36 Years Old With Gil as director, she realized another two films in 1950: Una mujer cualquiera and La noche del sábado.
1951 37 Years Old In 1951, she filmed the French-Spanish production La Couronne Noire directed by Luis Saslavsky based on a story by Jean Cocteau. … Read More
1952 38 Years Old In 1952, Maria travels to Argentina, where she filmed La pasión desnuda of the Argentine filmmaker Luis César Amadori. … Read More
1953 39 Years Old 1 More Event
After the death of Jorge Negrete, on 5 December 1953, María returned to Europe. … Read More


1955 41 Years Old María returns to Mexico in 1955. … Read More
1956 42 Years Old In 1956 she stars Tizoc (1956) with the popular Mexican actor and singer Pedro Infante. … Read More
1959 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1959 she filmed La Cucaracha, where alternating with Dolores del Río, another celebrated Mexican film star with a career in Hollywood.


1970 56 Years Old In 1970 she films La Generala, what would be his last film. … Read More


1975 61 Years Old …  In 1975, she again asked Cartier to create a necklace for her, this time in the shape of two crocodiles. … Read More
1996 82 Years Old …  The unexpected death of Enrique as a result of a heart attack in 1996, plunged María into deep sadness, although in public she always showed great fortitude.
2002 88 Years Old Maria Felix died in her sleep on 8 April 2002 (the day she turned 88 years), at approximately 1:00 am EDT Mexico City. … Read More
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