Maria Montez

Actress + Author
Born Jun 6, 1912
Hometown Santa Cruz de Bar...
Died Sep 7, 1951
Death Place Suresnes
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Weight 122 lbs (55.3 kg)...
Nationality Dominican

Maria Montez was a Dominican-born motion picture actress who gained fame and popularity in the 1940s as an exotic beauty starring in a series of filmed-in-Technicolor costume adventure films. Her screen image was that of a hot-blooded Latin seductress, dressed in fanciful costumes and sparkling jewels. She became so identified with these adventure epics that she became known as "The Queen of Technicolor.… Read More

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1912 Birth Born on June 6, 1912.


1943 31 Years Old While working in Hollywood, she met French actor Jean-Pierre Aumont. They married on 14 July 1943 at Montez's home in Beverly Hills. … Read More
1951 39 Years Old The 39-year-old Montez died in Suresnes, France on 7 September 1951 after apparently suffering a heart attack and drowning in her bath. … Read More
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