Lupe Velez

Lupe Velez
1908 - 1944

Lupe Velez  Mexican Actress

Age
36
Zodiac

María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez (July 18, 1908 – December 13, 1944), known professionally as Lupe Vélez, was a Mexican vedette and stage and film actress in the United States and Mexico....

Confirmed Relationships31
Longest Relationship7 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship11 mths
Average Relationship Length4 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Lupe
Last Name Velez
Full Name at Birth Maria Guadaloupe Velez de Villalobos
Alternative Name The Mexican Spitfire, The Hot Pepper, María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez, Lupe Velez
Age 36 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th July, 1908
Birthplace San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Died 13th December, 1944
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California
Cause of Death Suicide by overdose sleeping pills
Height 5' 0" (152 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Mexican Spitfire, WAMPAS Baby Star of 1928
Year(s) Active 1927–1944
Brand Endorsement Kleenex Tissue (magazine advertisement) [1931], Lux soap (spokesperson) [1935]
Bust (inches) 37
Waist (inches) 26
Hips (inches) 35
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6741
Friend Adrienne Ames, Bruce Cabot, Bing Crosby, Estelle Taylor, Fannie Brice
Pets Chips (Dog - chihuahua), Chopps (Dog - chihuahua)
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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Mexican
Harald Maresch70 GeminiActor
Austrian
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams63 TaurusActor
American
Bert Lahr72 LeoActor
American
Johnny Weissmuller79 GeminiActor
Hungarian
Randolph Scott89 AquariusActor
American
Gilbert Roland88 SagittariusActor
American
John Gilbert38 CancerActor
American
Lawrence Tibbett63 ScorpioActor
Edward G. Robinson79 SagittariusActor
Romanian
Charles Chaplin88 AriesActor
English
Jack Johnson68 AriesBoxing
American
Victor Fleming59 PiscesDirector
American
Gary Cooper60 TaurusActor
American
Douglas Fairbanks56 GeminiActor
American
Bruce Cabot68 AriesActor
American
George Jessel83 AriesDirector
American
Clayton Moore85 VirgoActor
American
Frank Borzage68 TaurusDirector
American
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.90 SagittariusActor
American
Jack Dempsey87 CancerBoxing
American
Red Skelton84 CancerActor
American
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
American
Jimmy Durante86 AquariusActor
American
Ricardo Cortez76 VirgoActor
Austrian
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
American
Ronald Colman67 AquariusActor
British
Rudy Vallee84 LeoSaxophone
American
Russ Columbo108 CapricornSinger
American
Erich Maria Remarque72 CancerWriter
German
Tom Mix60 CapricornActor
American
Anthony Quinn86 TaurusActor
American
Errol Flynn50 GeminiActor
Australian
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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Naná1944NanaMovie
Ladies' Day1943Pepita ZoritaMovie
Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event1943Carmelita LindsayMovie
Redhead from Manhattan1943Rita Manners, Elaine MannersMovie
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost1942Carmelita LindsayMovie
Mexican Spitfire at Sea1942Carmelita LindsayMovie
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant1942Carmelita LindsayMovie
Playmates1941Carmen del ToroMovie
The Mexican Spitfire's Baby1941Carmelita LindsayMovie
Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga1941Madame La ZongaMovie
Honolulu Lu1941Consuelo Cordoba aka Honolulu LuMovie
Mexican Spitfire1940Carmelita LindsayMovie
Mexican Spitfire Out West1940Carmelita LindsayMovie
The Girl from Mexico1939Carmelita FuentesMovie
La zandunga1938LupeMovie
Mad About Money1937Carla de HuelvaMovie
High Flyers1937Juanita - the MaidMovie
Gypsy Melody1936MilaMovie
The Morals of Marcus1935CarlottaMovie
Hollywood Party1934The Jaguar Woman, Jane in Schnarzan SequenceMovie
Palooka1934Nina MaderoMovie
Laughing Boy1934Slim GirlMovie
Strictly Dynamite1934VeraMovie
Hot Pepper1933PepperMovie
Mr. Broadway1933Lupe VelezMovie
Kongo1932TulaMovie
The Half Naked Truth1932TeresitaMovie
The Broken Wing1932LolitaMovie
Hombres de mi vida1932Julia ClarkMovie
The Squaw Man1931NaturichMovie
Resurrection1931Katusha MaslovaMovie
The Cuban Love Song1931NenitaMovie
Resurrección1931Katyusha MaslovaMovie
The Storm1930Manette FachardMovie
East Is West1930Ming ToyMovie
Hell Harbor1930Anita MorganMovie
Oriente es Occidente1930Ming ToyMovie
The Wolf Song1929Lola SalazarMovie
Where East Is East1929Toyo HaynesMovie
Lady of the Pavements1929Nanon del RayonMovie
Tiger Rose1929RoseMovie
Stand and Deliver1928Jania - a Peasant GirlMovie
The Gaucho1927The Mountain GirlMovie
Sailors Beware1927Baroness Behr (uncredited)Short Film
What Women Did for Me1927The Dean's DaughterShort Film
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wjerryzJun 16

When they named her Spitfire ,that explains he to a tea. Great actress

Alex DawsonJul 1, 2010

In the book Me Cheeta by James Lever, Warwick Levene is listed as one of Lupe`s lovers. I can find no trace of any such character. Any explanation would be welcome.

LITTLE KOJAKJun 17, 2010

If you ever see the film `Hell Harbor` 1930, you will understand why Lupe Velez was nicknamed `The Mexican Spitfire`. And deservedly so. It is sad that she ended her young life so tragically.

mfan0825Jun 5, 2009

She was one of a kind.

Darrell MooreNov 28, 2007

Loving Lupe. She just gets more fascinating as time moves on. I wish someone would write a decent biography(book) about her. She sizzles


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