Raquel Torres

Born Nov 11, 1908

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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1908 Birth Born on November 11, 1908.


1929 20 Years Old Raquel's other 1929 film was The Desert Rider (1929), a standard western in which she provided spicy diversion opposite cowboy star Tim McCoy. … Read More
1934 25 Years Old In 1934 Torres met the New York stockbroker Stephen Ames at a Hollywood party. … Read More
1935 26 Years Old Raquel abruptly retired following her marriage to businessman Stephen Ames in 1935, who once was married to actress Adrienne Ames. … Read More


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


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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