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Raquel Torres

Actor
Female
Born Nov 11, 1908
Hometown Hermosillo, Mexico
Died Aug 10, 1987
Death Place Los Angeles, Cali...
Other Names Paula Marie Osterman

Raquel Torres was a Mexican-born American film actress. Her sister was actress Renee Torres. A half-German half-Mexican woman born in Hermosillo, Mexico, she grew up in Hollywood. She starred in late silent and early sound films like White Shadows in the South Seas (1928) and Duck Soup (1933). The former was a silent film shot in Tahiti but was MGM's first feature fully synchronized with pre-recorded music and effects.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1908 Birth Born on November 11, 1908.

TEENAGE

1928 19 Years Old Torres began her acting career in 1928, playing the lead in White Shadows of the South Seas, MGM's first feature fully synchronized for dialogue, music, and sound effects.

TWENTIES

1930 21 Years Old A 1930 movie, The Sea Bat, featured Torres with Charles Bickford. … Read More
1931 22 Years Old In 1931 she performed at the Loew's State Theater in New York with a vaudeville act. … Read More
1934 25 Years Old In 1934 Torres met the New York stockbroker Stephen Ames at a Hollywood party. … Read More

FIFTIES

1959 50 Years Old In 1959 Torres married actor Jon Hall, a hero of 1930s and 1940s South Sea epics. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1987 79 Years Old Raquel Torres died from a heart attack on August 10, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. … Read More
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