Lupe Vélez

1908 - 1944

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Lupe Vélez (born María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez; July 18, 1908 – December 14, 1944) was a Mexican actress, dancer and singer during the "Golden Age" of Hollywood films. Vélez began her career as a performer in Mexican vaudeville in the early 1920s. After moving to the United States, she made her first film appearance in a short in 1927. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lupe Vélez has received more than 1,659,313 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Lupe Vélez is the 1,663rd most popular actor (down from 1,228th in 2019), the 102nd most popular biography from Mexico (down from 83rd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Mexican Actor.

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Among actors, Lupe Vélez ranks 1,663 out of 10,030Before her are Massimo Troisi, Tony Jaa, Elizabeth McGovern, Daliah Lavi, Frances de la Tour, and Charles Napier. After her are Divine, Luis Mariano, Stefanie Powers, Trevor Howard, Yevgeny Vakhtangov, and Miranda Otto.

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Among people born in 1908, Lupe Vélez ranks 113Before her are Arturo Frondizi, Victor Weisskopf, Teizo Takeuchi, Robert Rossen, Baby Face Nelson, and Harold Holt. After her are Jacques Massu, Afet İnan, Edgar Faure, John Tuzo Wilson, Sam Giancana, and Carlos Peucelle. Among people deceased in 1944, Lupe Vélez ranks 128Before her are Ida Tarbell, Paul Hazard, Walter Heitz, Thomas Curtis, Noor Inayat Khan, and Manuel L. Quezon. After her are Prince Gustav of Denmark, Mineichi Koga, Félix Fénéon, Max Nettlau, Tatyana Baramzina, and Hans Graf von Sponeck.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Lupe Vélez ranks 102 out of 487Before her are Manuel Uribe (1965), Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), Agustín Lara (1897), Jorge Negrete (1910), Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1889), and Tomás Balcázar (1931). After her are Rosario Castellanos (1925), Laura Esquivel (1950), Emilio Portes Gil (1890), Juan Gabriel (1950), Miguel Miramón (1832), and Antonio Aguilar (1919).

Among ACTORS In Mexico

Among actors born in Mexico, Lupe Vélez ranks 14Before her are María Félix (1914), Ricardo Montalbán (1920), Pedro Infante (1917), Silvia Pinal (1931), Verónica Castro (1952), and Katy Jurado (1924). After her are Antonio Aguilar (1919), Jacqueline Andere (1938), Ramon Novarro (1899), Edith González (1964), Laura Harring (1964), and Demián Bichir (1963).

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