Dolores del Río

Mexican actor Dolores del Río

Dolores del Río was a Mexican film actress. She was a star of Hollywood films during the silent era and in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Later in life, she became an important actress in Mexican films. She was generally thought to be one of the most beautiful actresses of her era, and was the first Latin American movie star to have international appeal. In the silent film era, del Río was considered a counterpart to Rudolph Valentino.
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Durango

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Best Mexican Film Directors - Screen Junkies
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With more than 40 movies directed, Fernandez interacted with Mexican Golden Era movie stars like Dolores del Rio and Joaquin Pardave, both Mexican national icons. “El Indio” portrayed rural Mexico in his films, which became the image of this country in
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Rita Moreno: On Her One Woman Show, Life, And J-Lo - Huffington Post
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Earlier on, there were people like Dolores Del Rio, but I was too young for that—that was before me. There was really nobody out there. So what do you do if you want to be in the business and there's nobody from your community?
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Hamptons Journal: Enter Laughing at Bay Street and Authors Night at East ... - Huffington Post (blog)
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Garbo calls, improbably enough, and Kind croons that his boss is too busy, in bed with Dolores del Rio. The real-life couple Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker play David's parents, who want only for him to become a pharmacist. Oy!
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Reconoce María Dolores Del Rio a Josefina Vázquez Mota - Termómetro en linea
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México DF 14 de agosto del 2011.- Un reconocimiento por el trabajo, el compromiso y el amor por México que tiene la Dip. Josefina Vázquez Mota, hizo esta mañana María Dolores Del Río al ser testigo del informe de actividades de la Coordinadora de los
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Classic Cars Owned by Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Jayne Mansfield, Ava ... - Business Wire (press release)
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1930 Cord L-29 Town Car, owned by silent film star Dolores Del Rio. 1957 Dual Ghia, owned by actress Ava Gardner, whose husbands included Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw and Frank Sinatra. 1966 right-hand drive Ferrari 275 GTS, whose owners included rock
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Orson Welles Movie Schedule: CITIZEN KANE, MR. ARKADIN, THE IMMORTAL STORY - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Cast: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Del Rio, Ruth Warrick. BW-68 mins. 4:30 PM TRENT'S LAST CASE (1952) A police detective on the verge of retirement investigates a socialite accused of murdering her wealthy husband. Dir: Herbert Wilcox
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The almanac - UPI.com
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They include Elisha Graves Otis, inventor of the modern elevator, in 1811; World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle and "Monkey Trial" defendant John Scopes, both in 1900; orchestra leader Ray Bloch in 1902; actor Dolores del Rio in 1905; band leader Les
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“Se le acabó la fuerza a la mano izquierda” - Termómetro en linea
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Así anda la Diputada Federal, ex alcaldesa de la capital Sonorense María Dolores del Rio Sánchez, queriendo rebasar la meta – ser senadora-, muy a fuerzas. Por eso busca escenarios y reflectores, se sube al cuadrilátero de la arena política,
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Debe Elba Esther dejar política y dedicarse a educación: Lola del Río - Termómetro en linea
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Elba Esther Gordillo debe dejar de lado la política y trabajar más en la educación del país, consideró la diputada federal del PAN, Maria Dolores del Rio Sánchez. Cuestionada sobre la polémica de las declaraciones entre el director del Issste,
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Los números no mienten - Ehui
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Si consideramos que del PAN el mejor posicionado para el senado, Javier Gándara, no aspira a competir y luego aparece Dolores del Rio, queda claro que a esa fórmula le hace falta “punch”, está muy endeble. López Caballero no fue incluido entre los
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A Conversation With...David Snyder of Bella on the River - San Antonio Express
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Having spent 20-plus years in the Air Force traveling Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey, the SA transplant owns Bella on the River, where Dolores Del Rio was formerly located. “We knew the place would be special,†Snyder says. “We exposed the
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A Ave do Paraíso - Público.pt
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A belíssima Dolores Del Rio é a nativa que se sacrifica por amor de McCrea, num filme que marca, também, a entrada de Busby Berkeley com as suas fabulosas coreografias que, neste caso, estão ao serviço de um exótico bailado aquático
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INTROSPECCIÓN FOMENTA MEJORES RELACIONES FOMENTA MEJORES RELACIONES. - El Siglo Durango
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En todas las relaciones y, en especial la pareja y el matrimonio, es vital que no se lleve registro de las ofensas. Con el mejor deseo de bienestar. Estoy a sus órdenes en REGATO 211 entre Canelas y Dolores del Rio
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Joe Roth Sells Historic Home to Hollywood Power Couple (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter
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Gibbons, an 11-time Oscar winner, designed the 4744-square-foot home with his wife, silent-film star Dolores del Rio. The residence, near Riviera Country Club, was completed in 1930. Gibbons and del Rio, who divorced in 1941, regularly hosted Sunday
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Cajeme no está perdido: Manuel Borbón - Nuevo Sonora
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Se menciona una mujer, María Dolores del Rio, y ¿por qué no?, un Chuy Félix, que el hecho de que sea del sur le pudiera dar un handycap interesante. Siendo Subsecretario de Gobierno de Asuntos Agrarios en Sonora, ¿cómo está ese tema?
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Familias poderosas del espectáculo - Univisión
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Dolores del Rio es prima de Julio Bracho. Ambos fueron actores de talla internacional. La actriz de Hollywood es tía de Diana Bracho. Ramón Novarro es otro primo de Julio Bracho y Dolores del Rio. Ramón Valdés, hermano de "Tin-Tan", participó muchos
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Desperado & El Mariachi als Blu-Ray Double-Feature - Negativ
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Er ist der Film, mit welchem Salma Hayek weltweit entdeckt wurde, als erste Mexikanerin in der Hauptrolle eines US-amerikanischen Films nach Dolores del Rio. Auch ist Desperado ein Spross einer von Jim Jarmusch mit Night on Earth geprägten Form des
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Timeline
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1983
    Age 77
    On April 11, 1983, Dolores del Río died from liver disease, aged 78, in Newport Beach, California.
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  • 1982
    Age 76
    In 1982, del Río was admitted to the Medical Center of La Jolla, California, where hepatitis led to cirrhosis.
  • 1981
    Age 75
    She served as the president from its founding until 1981.
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    In 1981, del Río was honored in the San Francisco Film Critics Circle in a ceremony presided by the film directors Francis Ford Coppola, Mervyn LeRoy and George Cukor.
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  • 1978
    Age 72
    In 1978 the Mexican American Institute of Cultural Relations and the White House gave Dolores a diploma and a silver plaque for her work in cinema as a cultural ambassador of Mexico in the United States.
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  • 1972
    Age 66
    Her last appearance on television was in a 1972 episode of Marcus Welby, M.D..
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  • 1967
    Age 61
    In 1967, Italian filmmaker Francesco Rosi invited her to be part of the movie More Than a Miracle with Sophia Loren and Omar Sharif.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1964
    Age 58
    In 1964, she acted in John Ford's Cheyenne Autumn.
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  • 1959
    Age 53
    After ten years together, del Río and Riley were married in New York in 1959.
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    In 1959, Mexican film director Ismael Rodríguez brought del Río and María Félix together in La Cucaracha.
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  • 1956
    Age 50
    In 1956, she was cleared to return to the United States following an interview with Louella Parsons in which she stated: "In Mexico we are worried and fighting against communism."
  • FORTIES
  • 1954
    Age 48
    In 1954, del Río was slated to appear in the 20th Century Fox film Broken Lance.
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  • 1950
    Age 44
    In 1950, del Río's cousin, activist Maria Asúnsolo, asked her to sign a document for a "conference for the world peace".
    In 1950 she filmed two movies again under Gavaldón direction: La casa chica (1950) and Desired, two dramas made in the classic style of the Mexican films of the era.
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  • 1949
    Age 43
    In 1949, del Río worked again with Emilio Fernández in the film La Malquerida.
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  • 1947
    Age 41
    She also worked in Argentina in 1947 in a film version of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan named Historia de una mala mujer.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1945
    Age 39
    In 1945, del Río filmed La selva de fuego directed by Fernando de Fuentes.
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  • 1942
    Age 36
    At the beginning of 1942 del Río began work on Journey into Fear with Norman Foster as director and Welles as producer.
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  • 1940
    Age 34
    In 1940, she met and fell in love with Orson Welles and sought a divorce from Gibbons.
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    Amid the decline of her career, in 1940 Dolores meets actor and filmmaker Orson Welles.
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  • 1937
    Age 31
    In 1937, with the support of Columbia Pictures, del Río filmed Devil's Playground opposite Chester Morris and Richard Dix.
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  • 1936
    Age 30
    In 1936 she filmed The Widow from Monte Carlo, her last film for Warners.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1935
    Age 29
    In 1935, she refused to participate in the film Viva Villa! which she described as "anti-Mexican".
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  • 1933
    Age 27
    Next, del Río filmed the successful musical film Flying Down to Rio in 1933, the film that first paired Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
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  • 1932
    Age 26
    She scored a new success with the film Bird of Paradise in 1932, directed by King Vidor.
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  • 1931
    Age 25
    In 1931, she fell seriously ill with a severe kidney infection.
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  • 1930
    Age 24
    From 1930 to 1940 she was married to MGM's art designer Cedric Gibbons.
  • 1929
    Age 23
    Following the economic crash of 1929, del Rio eagerly went into her first sound film The Bad One. In 1928, Dolores met Cedric Gibbons, a prominent art director and production designer at MGM. In 1930, the couple started a romance, that culminated in a marriage ceremony in late 1930.
  • 1928
    Age 22
    While del Río's career blossomed, her personal life was turbulent. She divorced shortly after the premiere of Ramona. In late 1928 del Río was in her third film with Raoul Walsh: The Red Dance.
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    When actress Renée Adorée was showing symptoms of tuberculosis, Dolores was selected for the lead role of the MGM film The Trail of '98, directed by Clarence Brown and filmed in 1928.
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  • 1926
    Age 20
    In the same year she was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1926, along with fellow newcomers Joan Crawford, Mary Astor, Janet Gaynor, Fay Wray and others.
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    In late 1926, the director Raoul Walsh called del Río to cast her in What Price Glory?, a war film which was a great success.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1925
    Age 19
    She made her film debut in Joanna, directed by Carewe in 1925 and released that year.
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    In early 1925, Edwin Carewe, an influential director at First National Films, had traveled to Mexico for the wedding of actors Bert Lytell and Claire Windsor, where he met Dolores and her husband.
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  • 1921
    Age 15
    In 1921, del Río married Mexican socialite Jaime Martínez del Río.
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    In 1921, a group of Mexican ladies led by Doña Barbarita Martínez del Río organized a party to benefit a local hospital in the Teatro Esperanza Iris. At this party, Dolores met Jaime Martínez del Río y Viñent, son of a wealthy family who had lost nothing during the Revolution. Jaime had been educated in England and had spent some time in Europe. After a two-month courtship, the couple wed on 11 April 1921.
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  • OTHER
  • 1904
    Age -2
    Born in 1904.
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