Vélez in 1934
María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez (July 18, 1908 – December 13, 1944), known professionally as Lupe Vélez, was a Mexican stage and film actress, dancer, singer and vedette. She was a vaudeville and revue star in her native country in the early 1920s and a Hollywood star between the end of silent films until the early 1940s.
Lupe Velez: Early Hollywood path-paver
LA Times Entertainme, 2012-08-13 07:00:00
The Mexican-born star broke some barriers (Douglas Fairbanks' 'The Gaucho'), was constrained by others ('Mexican Spitfire' movies). A new book takes a closer look.Lupe Velez was a dynamo whose talent popped off the screen. The Mexican-born beauty, who came to fame in Douglas Fairbanks' 1927 adventure, "The Gaucho," could do ...
Thesp spices up 'Hot Pepper' Lupe Velez biopic
Variety, 2012-05-11 17:23:03
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