Lupe Vélez Actress

Lupe Vélez is a 36 years old actress from Mexico from . Lupe Vélez was born on July 18, 1908 (died on December 13, 1944, she was 36 years old) in as María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez. Her nickname was The Hot Pepper, The Mexican Spitfire, Vélez María Guadalupe Villalobos.

Lupe Vélez
Country:
Mexico
Birthday:
July 18, 1908
Death Date:
December 13, 1944 (age 36)
Birth Sign :
Cancer

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Biography

María Guadalupe Vélez de Villalobos known professionally as Lupe Vélez was a Mexican film actress. Vélez began her career in Mexico as a dancer in vaudeville before moving to the U. S. Vélez soon entered films making her first appearance in 1927 in the film The Gaucho. By the end of the decade she had progressed to leading roles. She worked with film directors like D. W. Griffith Cecil B. DeMille Victor Fleming and William Wyler among others.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Lupe Vélez is María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez
Is Lupe Vélez still alive?

No, she died on 12/13/1944, 77 years ago. She was 36 years old when she died. Cause of death: drug overdose. She died in Beverly Hills and buried in Panteón de Dolores .

Family

Husband

Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller, US swimmer Olympic gold medalist former world record-holder actor

She married with Johnny Weissmuller (79), on Sunday, October 8th, 1933. Lupe Vélez was 25 and Johnny Weissmuller was 29 years old. After 5 years, 2 months, they break up in 1939.

Works

Lupe Vélez Movies (45)

There are 45 movies of Lupe Vélez.

Her first feature film was That's Entertainment! III (1994, as (archive footage)). She was 85 when she starred in this movie. Since 1994, she has appeared in 45 feature films. The last one is Redhead from Manhattan (1943). In this movie, she played the character Rita Manners / Elaine Manners .

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Lupe Vélez movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

What was Lupe's zodiac sign?

Lupe Vélez zodiac sign was cancer.

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