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Also Known As: Died: December 13, 1944
Born: July 18, 1908 Cause of Death: suicide by seconal overdose
Birth Place: Mexico Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event (1943) as Carmelita Lindsey
A husband mistakenly believes his hot Latin wife is pregnant.
Redhead from Manhattan (1943) as Rita de Silva/ Maria de Silva, also known as Elaine Manners
Ladies' Day (1943) as Pepita Zorita
To save their team, baseball players try to get their star pitcher married to the right woman.
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost (1942) as Carmelita Lindsey
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife investigate a haunted house.
Mexican Spitfire at Sea (1942) as Carmelita Lindsey
An advertising executive and his temperamental wife sail to Hawaii in search of business.
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942) as Carmelita Lindsey
A temperamental Latina and her family get caught in the search for a rare art treasure.
Playmates (1941) as Carmen del Toro
A bandleader enlists a down-on-his-luck actor to teach him Shakespeare.
Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga (1941) as Madame La Zonga
Steve (Charles Lang), Skat(Eddie Quillan) and other members of a high-ridin', rug-cuttin' musical combo from Oklahoma set off to conquer Broadway, only to find that rhumba-rhythm is all the rage. They decide to sail for Havana to learn the rhythm and pick up the accent, and, on board the ship, Steve meets Rosita Alvarez (Helen Parrish) who is Cuba-bound with her father, Pop Alvarez (Leon Errol), a merry confidence man. All have problems they expect to be solved by Madame La Zonda (Lupe Velez), but they arrive and find that the exotic queen of the rhumba's night club has gone broke. Another confidence man, Beheegan (William Frawley), who has sold a few city halls in his day, provides the answer to everything; using a satchel filled with ill-gotten gains and under the watchful eyes of Alvin (Big Boy Williams), Gabby (Shemp Howard) and Maxwell (Frank Mitchell), he purchases several mythical plantations in South America from Pop.
The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941) as Carmelita Lindsey
An advertising executive and his temperamental life adopt a war orphan who turns out to be a beautiful woman.
Honolulu Lu (1941) as Consuelo Cordoba[also known as Lu]
Mexican Spitfire Out West (1940) as Carmelita Lindsay
To punish her inattentive husband, a Latin bombshell pretends to want a divorce.
Mexican Spitfire (1940) as Carmelita
A businessman''''s aunt enlists his ex-wife to break up his marriage to a temperamental Latina.
The Girl from Mexico (1939) as Carmelita Fuentes
An ad man tours Mexico trying to cast a new radio show.
High Flyers (1937) as Juanita
Two men pose as flyers and get mixed up with jewel smugglers.
Palooka (1934) as Nina Madero
Mayme walks out on her husband, Pete Palooka, after he wins the middleweight championship and shows his proclivity for life in the fast lane. She raises son Joe on a farm, by herself. When slippery fight manager Knobby Walsh happens to discover Joe's surprising punching power, he signs him. With current champion Al McSwatt needing an easy opponent, Walsh gets Joe the fight. Palooka steals the championship( and girlfriend Nina Madero) from McSwatt when McSwatt shows up for the fight drunk. Now it's Joe's turn to live in the fast lane, winning fights(that are set ups by Walsh) and drinking hard with vamp Nina. However, when McSwatt and his manager trick Joe into a rematch, it's time to test his real boxing talent.
Strictly Dynamite (1934) as Vera [Mendez]
A radio comic runs out of jokes, triggering a desperate search.
Laughing Boy (1934) as Slim Girl, [also known as Lily]
A young Navajo defies tribal custom to marry an outcast.
Hollywood Party (1934) as Jaguar Woman/Herself
A movie star's gala celebration creates chaos.
Hot Pepper (1933) as Pepper
Mr. Broadway (1933) as At the Central Park Casino
Kongo (1932) as Tula
A crippled madman seeks revenge on the daughter of the man who betrayed him.
The Broken Wing (1932) as Lolita
Hombres en mi vida (1932) as Julia Clark
The Half Naked Truth (1932) as Teresita, also known as La Belle Sultana and Princess Exotica
A carnival pitch man turns a sideshow dancer into an overnight sensation.
The Cuban Love Song (1931) as Nenita [Lopez]
An ex-marine returns to Cuba to find the child he fathered on leave.
The Squaw Man (1931) as Naturich
After saving the life of a British aristocrat, an Indian maiden bears his child.
Resurrección (1931) as Katusha Maslowa
Resurrection (1931) as Katusha Maslova
Katusha, a country girl, is seduced and abandoned by Prince Nekludov. Nekludov finds himself, years later, on a jury trying the same Katusha for a crime he now realizes his actions drove her to. He follows her to imprisonment in Siberia, intent on redeeming her and himself as well.
East Is West (1930) as Ming Toy
Ming Toy is on the auction block in China. She is saved by Billy and taken to San Francisco by Lo Sang Kee. To save her from deportation she is sold to Charlie Yong, the Chop Suey King. Billy kidnaps her with plans of marriage.
The Storm (1930) as Manette Fachard
Burr and Dave, two close friends who have backed each other up in countless difficulties, are torn apart by the arrival of a woman, Manette, who becomes stranded with them in their cabin during a raging blizzard.
Hell Harbor (1930) as Anita
A pirate''''s descendent tries to force his daughter into a marriage for money.
Oriente y Occidente (1930) as Ming Toy
Where East Is East (1929) as Toyo
An animal trapper in Indochina fights to keep his former mistress from destroying their daughter's life.
Tiger Rose (1929) as Rose
Wolf Song (1929) as Lola Salazar
In 1840, Sam Lash heads west for adventure. He meets up with some Mountain Men, and they head for the Rockies to trap beavers and cats. In Taos he meets Lola, a beautiful Mexican girl from a proud and rich family. They fall in love and he persuades her to elope with him. After they get married, Sam is torn between his love for Lola and his yearn for travelin'.
Lady of the Pavements (1929) as Nanon del Rayon
Karl, a German diplomat in Paris, discovers that his fiancee, Diane, has been cheating on him. He tells her that he would rather marry a "girl of the streets" than her. Outraged, Diane decides to grant hi his wish, and enlists the services of a Spanish singer/dancer from a disreputable nightclub to pose as a sophisticated, convent-educated singer, and surreptitiously arranges for her to meet Karl.
The Gaucho (1928) as The Mountain Girl
A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an evil and sadistic general, captures the city, confiscates the gold, and closes the shrine. But the Gaucho, the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws, comes to the rescue.
Stand and Deliver (1928) as Jania

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