Maria Montez

1912 - 1951

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María África Gracia Vidal (6 June 1912 – 7 September 1951),(known as the "Queen Of The Technicolor" and "Maria Montez") was a Dominican motion picture actress who gained fame and popularity in the 1940s as an exotic beauty starring in a series of filmed-in-Technicolor costume adventure films. Her screen image was that of a hot-blooded Latin seductress, dressed in fanciful costumes and sparkling jewels. She became so identified with these adventure epics that she became known as "The Queen of Technicolor". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Montez has received more than 370,940 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Maria Montez is the 1,841st most popular actor (down from 1,280th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Dominican Republic (down from 8th in 2019) and the most popular Dominican Actor.

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  • 21

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  • 3.83

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  • 2.69

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Among actors, Maria Montez ranks 1,841 out of 10,030. Before her are Ted Levine, Patrick Magee, Sean Astin, Charles Chaplin Jr., Sean Young, and Rossano Brazzi. After her are Rhys Ifans, Michel Bouquet, Christina Applegate, Françoise Fabian, Tab Hunter, and Tracy Morgan.

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Among people born in 1912, Maria Montez ranks 131Before her are Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, John Cheever, Josef Blösche, Kathleen Ferrier, Kristina Söderbaum, and Folco Lulli. After her are Thorbjørn Egner, Domingos da Guia, Võ Chí Công, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Georges Franju, and Mary Anne MacLeod Trump. Among people deceased in 1951, Maria Montez ranks 69Before her are Du Yuesheng, Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Vilhelm Bjerknes, Louis Lavelle, Josef Bohuslav Foerster, and Vasiliy Ulrikh. After her are Riad Al Solh, Pedro Salinas, Yoshio Nishina, Simon Kimbangu, Fritz Busch, and John Paine.

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In Dominican Republic

Among people born in Dominican Republic, Maria Montez ranks 9 out of 43. Before her are Théodore Chassériau (1819), Joaquín Balaguer (1906), Danilo Medina (1951), Hatuey (1478), Juan Bosch (1909), and Juan Pablo Duarte (1813). After her are Leonel Fernández (1953), Máximo Gómez (1836), Salvador Jorge Blanco (1926), Héctor Trujillo (1908), Juan Luis Guerra (1957), and Hipólito Mejía (1941).

Among ACTORS In Dominican Republic

Among actors born in Dominican Republic, Maria Montez ranks 1After her are Dania Ramirez (1979), Dascha Polanco (1982), Amelia Vega (1984), and Aimee Carrero (1988).

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