Lupe Velez Overview:

Legendary actress, Lupe Velez, was born María Guadalupe Vélez de Villalobos on Jul 18, 1908 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Velez died at the age of 36 on Dec 13, 1944 in Beverly Hills, CA .



Velez was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Silent Snark: Does Not Care

By Movies, Silently on Apr 20, 2013 From Movies Silently

And why should she? She is, after all, , which is a very good thing, indeed. (I don’t normally do this but her portrait just screamed for it.)... Read full article

New Book on Debunks the Myths of “Hollywood Babylon”

By Will McKinley on Sep 24, 2012 From Cinematically Insane

Ask the average person about Lupe V?lez and you?ll probably be met with a blank stare. But query those same folks as to whether or not they?ve heard of the classic film star who ?drowned in the toilet,? and they?ll likely perk up with smirking recognition. We have Kenneth Anger?s book Hollywood Baby... Read full article

Pawsome Pet Pictures: .

By Dawn on Jun 27, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Personal Quote: "The first time you buy a house you think how pretty it is and sign the check. The second time you look to see if the basement has termites. It's the same with men."... Read full article

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Lupe Velez Quotes:

Carmelita Fuentes: Love is a wonderful thing! It makes your heart go bumpety bumpety bump... like a little baby falling down the steps!

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Measurements: 37-26 1/2-35 (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

The most popular Italian crossword weekly magazine, "La Settimana Enigmistica", which typically features the picture of a star on its cover page puzzle, had Lupe Velez on its no. 1 issue back in the '30s.

Lupe wanted to be remembered; that was her one wish. Since she was not being remembered by her films, she decided to be remembered by her suicide. She had everything planned; the pretty silk night gown, and make-up, the position. She knew that picture would make front cover news the next day.

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