Dolores del Río

Mexican actress (1904-1983)

Dolores del Río (August 3, 1904 – April 11, 1983, birth name María de los Dolores Asúnsolo y López Negrete) was a Mexican movie actress. She was a Hollywood movie star in the 1920s and 1930s. She was important to the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema during the 1940s and 1950s.

Dolores del Río in 1947

In the 1928 movie Ramona, Del Río played the title character. She also played the title character in Evangeline (1929). She played Madame du Barry in the motion picture of that name.

Del Río was born in Durango, Mexico. She died in Newport Beach, California at 77 of liver disease.

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