María Félix
Mexican actress
María Félix
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.
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¡Ernesto Alonso murió hace 4 años; nunca quiso ir a Hollywood..! - UnomásUno
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MARIA FELIX fue, indiscutiblemente, su mejor amiga… ERNESTO jamás se caso… Cómo han pasado los años GLORIA LASSO (Rosa María Coscolín) fue una súper estrella de la canción "Buen viaje" y por esa personal interpretación recibió el "Disco de Oro" en
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BLOQUEIO – Falta de asfalto em vias do bairro Conceição resulta em ondas de ... - Rondoniaovivo
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“Nós iremos continuar as ondas de protestos e vamos queimar vários pneus, para que o Roberto Sobrinho veja a fumaça preta lá do seu gabinete”, disse a moradora Joseane Maria Felix. Diante da situação, a cabe os órgão fiscalizadores averiguarem o motivo
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Cantinflas cumple cien años - Prensa Latina
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Mientras Maria Felix, tan millonaria como altiva equívoca, se movía por el Bosque de Bolonia de París con esa gracia un poco desconcertante de su feminidad mexicana, Mario Moreno Cantinflas seguía haciendo de las suyas. Y se convertía en el emperador
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FILM: French Cancan (PG) - Littlehampton Gazette
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Cafe owner Henri Danglard (Jean Gabin) is struggling to make ends meet in late 19th century Paris, even with Egyptian belly dancer Lola (Maria Felix) to draw in punters. One day while exploring the Montmartre, Henri is dazzled by the cancan girls and
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Северная Америка/ Мексика/ Вечно цветущая роза Вероника Кастро - Latindex: Латинская Америка
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На этом праздновании присутствовала Мария Феликс (Maria Felix), известная мексиканская актриса. При встрече Мария посоветовала Веронике воспользоваться своим талантом и красотой, не упустить шанс стать знаменитой. Так как Вероника Кастро была
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Jose Fellicano, Alex Lora, Linda Ronstadt & Others to be Honored with Lifetime ... - Hispanically Speaking News
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Throughout his career he has collaborated with such artists as Marco Antonio Muniz, Aida Cuevas, Placido Domingo, Maria Felix, Vicente Fernandez, Lucero, Luis Miguel, and Joan Sebastian, among others. Heralded as “El Maestro” of the mambo sound,
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Top Cabo San Lucas Resort Location, Marina Fiesta Receives 15th Gold Crown Award - openPR (press release)
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The resort also received recognition for commitment to travel clubs and travel club members with the RCI Diamond and Top Seller prizes being presented to Marina Fiesta's own, Rosy Garcia, Maria Felix and Javier Flores. Fiesta was very deserving of this
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Hispanic murals are a tourist attraction in Chicago - Fox News
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Muralist Alejandro Medina painted a tribute to Mexican singer Joan Sebastian and other figures such as Nobel Peace prize winner Rigoberta Menchu, labor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta and actress Maria Felix in a mural beside a Mexican
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REGIÃO – Colheita de sangue - Rádio Condestável
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Deste modo, dia 31 de julho estará em Vila de Rei, no Auditório Monsenhor José Maria Felix entre as 9h30 e as 13 horas e entre as 15 h as 19 horas. No dia 8 de agosto os técnicos estarão em Cernache do Bonjardim nos Bombeiros Voluntários entre as 9 he
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Viata nemaipomenita a marelui artist Jean Cocteau - Artline
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In cercul sau de asociati si de prieteni s-au numarat mari nume: Pablo Picasso, Kenneth Anger, Jean Hugo, Jean Marais, insa si Marlene Dietrich, Coco Chanel, Maria Felix, Edith Piaf. Acesteia din urma ia dedicat un act al unei piese de teatru Le Bel
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盘点奢华背后传奇女郎(图) - 搜狐
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她就是墨西哥籍传奇女影星玛利亚·菲利克斯(Maria Felix)。 玛利亚有很神秘的个性。她高傲不羁,对时尚有着很独特的品味与见解。也只有她能够大胆的提出,将这种存活了亿万年的爬行猛兽与名贵的珠宝结合,以此留住对心
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从伊丽莎白-泰勒到范冰冰 盘点奢华背后传奇女郎 - 新民网
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她就是墨西哥籍传奇女影星玛利亚・菲利克斯(Maria Felix)。 玛利亚有很神秘的个性。她高傲不羁,对时尚有着很独特的品味与见解。也只有她能够大胆的提出,将这种存活了亿万年的爬行猛兽与名贵的珠宝结合,以此留住对心
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¡Miley Cyrus en el DF DICE: "Confíen en sus Sueños"..! - UnomásUno
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A MARIA FELIX, su esposa, le regalo la canción "María Bonita"... LE CANTO A VERACRUZ ya todas las aventureras les recomendó musicalmente "Vende caro tu amor, aventurera"... LEONORA CARRINGTON vivió 94 años. Más de la mitad de su vida en México
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动物大会 成员“珍”集 - 凤凰网
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喜爱动物造型珠宝的还有一位充满魅惑的神秘女郎玛利亚·菲利克斯(Maria Felix)。她曾突发灵感,委托卡地亚将神秘自然的图腾——鳄鱼,制作成有史以来最大型的动物形象珠宝。这款鳄鱼项链由黄金制成,1023颗鲜艳的明亮
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每一件珠宝都是一段传奇 - 上海热线
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... 相连著名女性里以温莎公爵夫人(Duchess of Windsor)、摩纳哥王妃格蕾丝·凯利(Grace Kelly)、墨西哥女星玛利亚·菲利克斯(Maria Felix)以及好莱坞巨星伊丽莎白·泰勒(Elizabeth Taylor),最能代表和诠释出卡地亚珠
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每一件珠宝都是一段传奇 - 网易
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因为个人对卡地亚的动物系列的设计尤其喜欢,所以对这四人中的墨西哥女星Maria Felix的这款鳄鱼项链的故事印象特别深刻,据说当年她把那条自己养的小鳄鱼拿到卡地亚店里说:“给我做条一模一样的项链!”之作风犀利强
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San Miguel school puts kids on college track - Tulsa World
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Maria Felix, aunt of Jesus Torres who will graduate from Cascia Hall this month and plans to go to TU, said she and her sister saw a difference in Torres while he attended San Miguel. "He's more ambitious now. He's aiming high
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of María Félix
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2002
    Age 87
    Maria Felix died in her sleep on 8 April 2002 (the day she turned 88 years), at approximately 1:00 am EDT Mexico City.
    More Details Hide Details Her body was transported from her home in Polanco, Mexico City at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. The funeral procession was flanked by an escort of motorcyclists and townspeople who accompanied her. Her remains were deposited beside her son Enrique and her parents in the French Cemetery of Mexico City. La voz de María y la inspiración de Agustín (RCA Víctor, 1964) Side one: Side two: Enamorada (Fonovisa, 1998)
  • 1996
    Age 81
    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.
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  • 1975
    Age 60
    In 1975, she again asked Cartier to create a necklace for her, this time in the shape of two crocodiles.
    More Details Hide Details The two crocodile bodies were made of 524.9 grams of gold, one covered with 1,023 yellow diamonds, while the other was adorned with 1,060 circular cut emeralds. Since Félix’s death, these jewellery pieces have been displayed as part of The Art of Cartier Collection in several museums around the world. To pay tribute to the actress, in 2006 Cartier debuted its La Doña de Cartier collection. The La Doña de Cartier watch with reptilian links was created to impress by its wild look. The case of the La Doña de Cartier features a trapezoid shape with asymmetrical profile reminding a crocodile’s head. The wristband of the watch resembles the contours of a crocodile in large, bold and gold scales. The La Doña de Cartier Collection also includes jewellery, accessories and handbags. The last years of María passed between social events, tributes, controversial opinions and a nostalgic idea that she was no longer the beautiful young woman that once fascinated cinema. Until the end of her life she maintained that she wanted to return to acting, but nothing ever materialized.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1970
    Age 55
    In 1970 she films La Generala, what would be his last film.
    More Details Hide Details The Mexican historical telenovela La Constitucion(1971) will be her last professional acting job. Maria attempt to return to the cinema twice. First, in 1982, with the film Toña Machetes, and again in 1986 with the film Insolito resplandor. Neither projects crystallized, and María never reappeared in the film. Almost from the beginning of her career, María received job offers in Hollywood. But María herself said: They only give me huehuenche (Indian) roles. While she was in France, Hollywood offered her the female role of Duel in the Sun, but she passed and the part went to Jennifer Jones. Another proposal was The Barefoot Contessa, but she refused to perform in France La Belle Otero. Ava Gardner ended up realizing it. Later, the director Robert Aldrich sent her the script of The Legend of Lylah Clare, but she did not reach an agreement with the director and Kim Novak got the role.
  • FORTIES
  • 1959
    Age 44
    In 1959 she performs the Spanish-Mexican co-production Sonatas directed by Juan Antonio Bardem and the French-Mexican co-production La Fievre Monte El Pao, directed by Luis Buñuel.
    More Details Hide Details In the 1960s María's presence in the cinema is limited to only a few films. The most prominent were Juana Gallo (1960), La bandida (1962), sapho '63, (1963) (the only film where she made a partial nude), and La Valentina (1966).
    In 1959 she filmed La Cucaracha, where alternating with Dolores del Río, another celebrated Mexican film star with a career in Hollywood.
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  • 1956
    Age 41
    In 1956 she stars Tizoc (1956) with the popular Mexican actor and singer Pedro Infante.
    More Details Hide Details However, the film was not liked by the actress, despite her international success. Eventually she filmed Beyond All Limits (1957) with Jack Palance, and the melodramas Miércoles de ceniza (1958) and The Empty Star (1958).
  • 1955
    Age 40
    María returns to Mexico in 1955.
    More Details Hide Details This period of her career was characterized by performing acclimated films inspired in the Mexican Revolution. This cycle begins with La Escondida (1955). In this film, as well in stories like Canasta de cuentos mexicanos (1955) and Café Colón (1958), she worked again with Pedro Armendáriz.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1953
    Age 38
    After a brief romance, the couple married in 1953, in a tumultuous ceremony, transmitted by radio to all Latin America, held at the House of Catipoato in Tlalpan owned by María.
    More Details Hide Details Unfortunately. Negrete was already ill when the marriage took place. Negrete died eleven months after at a hospital in Los Angeles, California, while María was in Europe shooting La Belle Otero. María's appearance at his funeral dressed in trousers, caused a huge scandal, which led María to take refuge in Europe. During her stay in France, María met, through the painter Leonor Fini, the French writer Jean Cau, assistant of the writer Jean Paul Sartre. With Cau, María also lived a famous romance. Her fourth marriage (1956–1974), was with the Romanian-born, French banker Alexander Berger. Maria met Berger in the 1940s, but then both were married. Years later they met again. María remained married 18 years with Berger. She tried becoming a mother again, but an accident during a filming in 1957, caused that María lost the child. Berger died in 1974 as a result of lung cancer just months after the death of the mother of Marìa, which plunged her into a deep depression. But she decided to emerge triumphant and take a new passion: The horses. Some of her horses wins major international equestrian awards. María kept her horses for 11 years.
    After the death of Jorge Negrete, on 5 December 1953, María returned to Europe.
    More Details Hide Details In France she made the films La Belle Otero (1954), and Les Heros sont Fatigues (1955), alongside Yves Montand. However, the most important film of María in this period is French Cancan (1954) directed by Jean Renoir with the legendary French actor Jean Gabin. Her latest film shot entirely in Europe, was the Spanish film Faustina.
  • 1952
    Age 37
    In 1952, Maria travels to Argentina, where she filmed La pasión desnuda of the Argentine filmmaker Luis César Amadori.
    More Details Hide Details In the same year María returned to Mexico. She concludes her working relationship with Cesáreo González with the film Camelia, filmed in her native country. Her stay in México is mainly based on her marriage to the actor and singer Jorge Negrete (her former film rival), and with whom she filmed El rapto, directed by Emilio Fernández, the last film of Negrete.
  • 1951
    Age 36
    In 1951, she filmed the French-Spanish production La Couronne Noire directed by Luis Saslavsky based on a story by Jean Cocteau.
    More Details Hide Details She debuted in Italy with the film Incantesimo Tragico (1951). In the same year, she filmed Messalina (1951), directed by Carmine Gallone (at the time, the most expensive film of the Italian cinema). During the filming of this movie María suffers an emotional shock: her father died of a heart attack in Navojoa.
  • 1950
    Age 35
    With Gil as director, she realized another two films in 1950: Una mujer cualquiera and La noche del sábado.
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  • 1948
    Age 33
    In 1948 she was contracted by the Spanish film producer Cesreo Gonzalez.
    More Details Hide Details In this manner Maria Félix began her film adventure in Europe. In Mexico she only acted in the film Doña Diabla (1949) and would not return to film until 1952. María debuted in the European cinema in Spain, with the film Mare Nostrum (1948), directed by Rafael Gil.
  • 1947
    Age 32
    However, excessive jealousy of Lara ended their relationship in 1947.
    More Details Hide Details María herself said in a fit of violent jealousy, Lara even tried to kill her. The separation was imminent. After her second divorce, Maria lived romances as some notorious men like the Mexican aviation entrepreneur Jorge Pasquel, the Spanish bullfighter Luis Miguel Dominguín and the Argentine actor Carlos Thompson. María and Thompson on the verge of reaching the altar, but at the last moment María repented. In 1953, when María returned to Mexico after her stay in Europe and Argentina, she was reunited with an "old enemy": the actor and singer Jorge Negrete. Unlike their difficult first meeting ten years ago on the set of El peñón de las ánimas, María found Negrete, in her own words: "surrendered to my feets".
  • 1945
    Age 30
    From that time the couple began a highly publicized relationship, which culminated in marriage in 1945.
    More Details Hide Details Lara immortalized María in a huge number of songs, such as Humo en los ojos (Smoke in the eyes), Cuando vuelvas (When you come back), Dos puñales (Two daggers), Madrid and especially the famous theme Maria Bonita, composed in Acapulco during their honeymoon. Maria Bonita will become one of the most popular Lara songs worldwide.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1937
    Age 22
    However, her marriage with Alvarez was unsuccessful and the couple divorced in 1937.
    More Details Hide Details After her divorce, María returned to Guadalajara with her family, where she was the subject of gossip and rumors due to her status as a divorceé. Because of this situation, María decided to move to Mexico City with her son. In Mexico, she worked as a receptionist in a plastic surgeon's office, and lived in a guest house. One day, the father of her son visited the child, and deliberately refused to give the boy back to his mother. Álvarez took the child to Guadalajara. Later retained with the help of Agustin Lara, her second husband. They planned an elaborate recovery that tricked the grandmother and took the child. One afternoon after work when walking down the street in Mexico City a director and filmmaker Fernando Palacios approached her asking if she wanted to make movies. Her response was:
  • 1935
    Age 20
    In 1935, María gives birth to her only child, Enrique Quique.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1931
    Age 16
    After a brief romance, the couple married in 1931.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1914
    Born
    Born on April 8, 1914.
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