Dolores del Río (born María de los Dolores Asúnsolo y López-Negrete; August 3, 1904 – April 11, 1983) was a Mexican actress, dancer and singer. With a career spanning more than 50 years, she is regarded as the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with an outstanding career in American cinema in the 1920s and 1930s. She was also considered one of the most important female figures in the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. Del Río is also remembered as one of the most beautiful faces on screen of all time.
|Full name at birth||
María de los Dolores Asúnsolo y López-Negrete
|Claim to fame||
Flying Down to Rio, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1926
|Date of birth||
3 August 1904
|Place of birth||
Victoria de Durango, Durango, Mexico
|Date of death||
11 April 1983
|Place of death||
Newport Beach, California, USA
|Cause of death||
Rotonda de las Personas Ilustres, Panteón de Dolores, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Actress, dancer, singer, philanthropist
5' 3½" (161 cm)
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