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María Félix

Mexican actress and singer

María de los Ángeles Félix Güereña (Spanish: [maˈɾia ˈfeliks] (8 April 1914 – 8 April 2002) was a Mexican actress and singer. She was known for the title role of Doña Bárbara (1943). She appeared in almost 50 movies made in Mexico, Spain, France, Italy and Argentina.

María Félix

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María Félix in The Kneeling Goddess (1947)
Born
María de los Ángeles Félix Güereña

(1914-04-08)8 April 1914
Álamos, Sonora, Mexico
Died8 April 2002(2002-04-08) (aged 88)[1]
Resting placePanteón Francés, Mexico City, Mexico
Other namesLa Doña
María Bonita
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active1942–1971
Spouse(s)Enrique Álvarez (1931–1938; divorced)
Agustín Lara (1945–1947; divorced)
Jorge Negrete (1952–1953; his death)
Alex Berger (1956–1974; his death)
Partner(s)Antoine Tzapoff (2002; Félix's death)
ChildrenEnrique Álvarez Félix
Websitemariafelix.com
Signature
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Félix died on 8 April 2002 in Mexico City from a heart attack at the age of 88.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "María Félix: Mexican actress". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  2. Pilcher, Jeffrey M. (1 December 2002). The Human Tradition in Mexico. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. ISBN 9781461638421.
  3. Dillon, Sam (2002-04-09). "María Félix, 87, Feisty Heroine Who Reigned Supreme in Mexican Cinema, Dies". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 8 May 2018.

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