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Maria Montez (I) (1912–1951)


In a world weary of war and dispirited by the ravages of the Great Depression, Hollywood at the turn of the 1940's concocted a wildly popular, effective lot of escapist fare (though often cheaply made) to regale the sick at heart worldwide. Universal Pictures, more often than not, led in producing such films. We know about the monster movies: wolf... See full bio »

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Known For

Cobra Woman Tollea / Naja
(1944)
Arabian Nights Sherazade
(1942)
Sudan Queen Naila
(1945)
Siren of Atlantis Queen Antinea
(1949)

Filmography

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 1951 Revenge of the Pirates
Consuelo
 1951 Schatten über Neapel
Dolores
 1951 Amore e sangue
Dolores
 1950 The Thief of Venice
Tina Pisani
 1949 Portrait of a Killer
Lucienne de Rinck
 1949 Wicked City
Dolores - l'entraîneuse
 1949 Siren of Atlantis
Queen Antinea
 1947 Pirates of Monterey
Marguerita Novarro
 1947 The Exile
Countess Anbella de Courteuil
 1946 Tangier
Rita
 1945 Sudan
Queen Naila
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Marina
 1944 Gypsy Wildcat
Carla
 1944 Cobra Woman
Tollea / Naja
 1944 Follow the Boys
Maria Montez (uncredited)
 1943 White Savage
Princess Tahia
 1942 Arabian Nights
Sherazade
 1942 Pardon My Sarong (scenes deleted)
 1942 Mystery of Marie Roget
Marie
 1942 Bombay Clipper
Sonya Dietrich Landers
 1941 South of Tahiti
Melahi
 1941 Moonlight in Hawaii
Ilani
 1941 Raiders of the Desert
Zuleika
 1941 That Night in Rio
Inez
 1941 Lucky Devils
Bathing Beauty (uncredited)
 1940 The Invisible Woman
Marie
 1940 Boss of Bullion City
Linda Calhoun
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Forever Is a Long Time."

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[after meeting Orson Welles] He is as spectacular as I am! See more »

Trivia:

The second daughter of ten children, her father was a textile exporter and the Honorary Vice Consul of Spain in the Dominican Republic. See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of Technicolor See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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