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Maria Felix Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 5, 2018

Short Biography

Maria Felix was born on 04-05-1914 in Alamos in the state of Sonora, Mexico. She was a Mexican Film Actress, Television Actress, Model, Singer & Businessperson.


Other Name: María de los Ángeles Félix Güereña
Other Professions: Television Actress Model Singer Businessperson
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Maria Felix Complete Bio & Career

Born as Maria de los Angeles Felix Guerena, she was an actress and singer from Mexico. She was one of the prominent figures of Latin American film industry in the 1940s and 50s, referred to as the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. 
 
She won the title of Beauty Queen at the University of Guadalajara. She was also a horse rider. After an unsuccessful marriage, she moved to Mexico City and worked as a receptionist. She was spotted by director Fernando Palacios and he persuaded her into acting in movies. He personally trained her and she made her first appearance in ‘White and Black Ballroom’. Soon, she was offered a chance in Hollywood, but she turned down as she wanted to begin her acting career in her own country. She was cast in the lead role in the movie ‘El Penon de las Animas’, opposite Jorge Negrete. Later, she appeared in ‘Maria Eugenia’, which was the only time she appeared in a swimwear in a movie. Later, she played the lead role in Palacios’ movie ‘La china poblana’. She was populary known as La Dona for her portrayal of the role in ‘Dona Barbara’. With several other movies, she gained immense popularity. A lot of opportunities sought her even from European cinema. She debuted Spanish films with ‘Mare Nostrum’ and Italian films with ‘Incantesimo Tragico’. She also acted in Argentina cinema. Her career’s last films were mainly inspired by Mexican Revolution. 
 
Throughout her career, she had been a model for several painters. She was associated with several dress designers. She was a jewellery connoisseur and a collector of fine antiques.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

She died on 08-04-2002 in Mexico City, Mexico at the age of 87 due to Cardiovascular disease.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
8 April, 2002 (Wednesday) Mexico City Mexico

Maria Felix Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Her mother's name is Josefina Guerena. She had 6 brothers and 5 sisters. She married four times in her lifetime. First she was married to Enrique Alvarez with whom she had one child. She then married Agustín Lara. She then married Jorge Negrete in 1952 and was married to her till his death in 1953. She then married Alex Berger in 1956 and was married to him till his death in 1974.

Life's Important Dates Of Maria Felix

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Alamos, Sonora, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Address Mexico City, Mexico
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Marital Status Married
Debut The Rock of Souls (1942)
Best Movies The White Monk (1945), The Kneeling Goddess (1947), Just Any Woman (1950), Reportaje (1953) and Beyond All Limits (1957) among various others

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Maria Felix

  • Since the mid-80s she lived with French painter Antoine Tzapoff.
  • After her third marriage, she bred race horses in Paris.
  • Taught herself French to be able to act in French movies.

Maria Felix Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Maria Felix was 87 years, 11 months & 4 days old age.