Raquel Welch Overview:

Legendary actress, Raquel Welch, was born Jo Raquel Tejada on Sep 5, 1940 in Chicago, IL. As of December 2022, Raquel Welch was 82 years old.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Welch was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Skydives and Spies in "Fathom"

By Rick29 on May 3, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Like many males from my generation, I was smitten with during my teenage years. Yes, I had a poster of her on my bedroom wall (well, technically the back of the door). However, it wasn't the famous one showing her as the world's sexiest cave woman in One Million Years, B.C. Instead, my ... Read full article


Happy Birthday

By monty on Sep 5, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Happy Birthday to the sexy superstar as she turns 70 today. And I must say she looks fabulous. She was born Jo Raquel Tejada on September 5, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, the first of three children born to Bolivian Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo, an aerospace engineer, and his Irish-Amer... Read full article


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Raquel Welch Quotes:

Peter Merriwether: Fathom, eh? I never met a Fathom. Where did you ever get a kinky name like that?
Fathom Harvill: First initials for uncles- Freddy, Arthur, Tom, Harry, Oscar, Milton. They were all rich, and Papa wasn't taking any chances- unlike me.


Maria Stoner: This is the first time I have been in my country since I left.


Sergi Serapkin: Please sit down, Miss...?
Fathom Harvill: Harvill. Fathom Harvill. Please don't ask me how I got the name Fathom.
Sergi Serapkin: Let me guess. Your father wanted a very tall son. Or you were named after wealthy relatives. Or as a child, you were very deep.
Fathom Harvill: Two out of three, that's not bad.


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Raquel Welch Facts
[c. 1973] Ex-girlfriend of costume designer Ron Talsky, who also designed her clothes for the films Kansas City Bomber (1972) and The Last of Sheila (1973).

Among her many beauty contest titles were "Miss Photogenic", "Miss Contour" and "Miss Maid of California" - all won while she was in her teens.

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