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Lupe Velez

Lupe VelezAKA Maria Guadaloupe Velez de Villalobos

Born: 18-Jul-1908
Birthplace: San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Died: 13-Dec-1944
Location of death: Beverly Hills, CA
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Panteón Civil de Dólores, Mexico City, Mexico

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Mexican Spitfire

Father: (Mexican Army officer)
Mother: (opera singer and/or prostitute)
Husband: Johnny Weissmuller (actor, m. 1933, div. 1939)
Boyfriend: Harald Maresch (actor, Velez died with his unborn child inside her)
Boyfriend: Charlie Chaplin
Boyfriend: Gary Cooper
Boyfriend: Jack Dempsey
Boyfriend: Jimmy Durante
Boyfriend: Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
Boyfriend: Victor Fleming
Boyfriend: John Gilbert
Boyfriend: Anthony Quinn

    RKO Radio Pictures under contract
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6927 Hollywood Blvd
    Endorsement of American Tobacco Company Lucky Strike cigarettes
    Mexican Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Depression

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event (17-Jul-1943)
    Ladies' Day (25-Mar-1943) · Pepita Zorita
    Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (17-Sep-1942)
    Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost (26-Jun-1942)
    Mexican Spitfire at Sea (13-Mar-1942)
    Playmates (26-Dec-1941) · Carmen del Torre
    Mexican Spitfire's Baby (28-Nov-1941)
    Mexican Spitfire Out West (29-Oct-1940) · Carmelita
    Mexican Spitfire (9-Jan-1940)
    The Girl from Mexico (2-Jun-1939) · Carmelita Fuentes
    Hollywood Party (24-May-1934) · Lupe
    Strictly Dynamite (11-May-1934) · Vera
    Laughing Boy (13-Apr-1934) · Slim Girl
    Palooka (26-Jan-1934)
    The Half Naked Truth (16-Dec-1932) · Teresita
    Kongo (1-Oct-1932) · Tula
    The Cuban Love Song (5-Dec-1931) · Nenita
    The Squaw Man (5-Sep-1931) · Naturich
    Hell Harbor (15-Mar-1930)
    Lady of the Pavements (1929)
    The Gaucho (21-Nov-1927)


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