Raquel Welch Overview:

Legendary actress, Raquel Welch, was born Jo Raquel Tejada on Sep 5, 1940 in Chicago, IL. Welch died at the age of 82 on Feb 15, 2023 in Los Angeles, CA .



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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By Dan Day, Jr. on Feb 19, 2023 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

was the very first sex symbol I was aware of--and even as a little kid, I knew why she was a sex symbol. How could you not?If you were not around during the 1970s, it would be hard for you to understand how much of a cultural impact had back then. She wasn't just Raquel Wel... Read full article

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:

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.

Fathom Harvill: [to Serapkin] Where I come from, we have a little ancient saying of our own: "Men on the make can go jump in the lake."

Kit Forrest: I have an insatiable longing for affection.

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Raquel Welch Facts
She was fired from Cannery Row (1982) and replaced by Debra Winger. She then sued MGM and won a $10 million judgement.

30 August 2003 - Broke her wrist in a Los Angeles car crash.

Was a former cocktail waitress.

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