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Sara Montiel

Actress + Singer
Female
Born Mar 10, 1928

Sara Montiel (born March 10, 1928) is a Spanish singer, and actress. She is still a much-loved and internationally known name in the Spanish-speaking movie and music industries. Montiel was born in Campo de Criptana in the region of Castile–La Mancha in 1928 as María Antonia Abad (complete name María Antonia Alejandra Vicenta Elpidia Isidora Abad Fernández).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1928 Birth Montiel was born in Campo de Criptana in the region of Castile–La Mancha in 1928 as María Antonia Abad (complete name María Antonia Alejandra Vicenta Elpidia Isidora Abad Fernández). … Read More

TEENAGE

1947 19 Years Old She played the role of Antonia, the niece of Don Quixote, in the 1947 Spanish film version of Cervantes's great novel. … Read More

TWENTIES

1948 20 Years Old Montiel started in movies at 15 in her native Spain where she filmed her first movie playing an Islamic princess in the 1948 film Locura de Amor, released in the US as The Mad Queen. … Read More

FORTIES

1974 46 Years Old In 1974 Montiel announced her retirement from movies but continued performing live, recording and starring on her own variety television shows in Spain.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2009 81 Years Old In November 2009, Alaska from the Spanish pop group Fangoria invited Montiel to record a track sharing vocals with her for the re-release of the band's album Absolutamente. … Read More
2011 83 Years Old She had no plans to retire, and, in May 2011, after almost 40 years without making a movie, she accepted to perform in a feature film directed by Óscar Parra de Carrizosa. … Read More
2013 85 Years Old Montiel died in 2013 at her home in Madrid, Spain at the age of 85 from congestive heart failure.
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