Lupe Velez

Lupe Velez
1908 - 1944

Lupe Velez  Mexican Actress


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 Relationships13
Longest Relationship7 yrs, 9 mths
Average Relationship Length9 mths
Rumored Relationships19
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
Friend Adrienne Ames, Bruce Cabot, Bing Crosby, Estelle Taylor, Fannie Brice
Pets Chips (Dog - chihuahua), Chopps (Dog - chihuahua)
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Partner Comparison

Lupe Velez36 CancerActress
Harald Maresch70 GeminiActor
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams63 TaurusActor
Bert Lahr72 LeoActor
Johnny Weissmuller79 GeminiActor
Randolph Scott89 AquariusActor
Gilbert Roland88 SagittariusActor
John Gilbert38 CancerActor
Lawrence Tibbett63 ScorpioActor
Edward G. Robinson79 SagittariusActor
Charles Chaplin88 AriesActor
Jack Johnson68 AriesBoxing
Victor Fleming59 PiscesDirector
Gary Cooper60 TaurusActor
Douglas Fairbanks56 GeminiActor
Rudy Vallee84 LeoSaxophone
Russ Columbo108 CapricornSinger
Erich Maria Remarque72 CancerWriter
Tom Mix60 CapricornActor
Anthony Quinn86 TaurusActor
Errol Flynn50 GeminiActor
Bruce Cabot68 AriesActor
George Jessel83 AriesDirector
Clayton Moore85 VirgoActor
Frank Borzage68 TaurusDirector
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.90 SagittariusActor
Jack Dempsey87 CancerBoxing
Red Skelton84 CancerActor
Clark Gable59 AquariusActor
Jimmy Durante86 AquariusActor
Ricardo Cortez76 VirgoActor
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
Ronald Colman67 AquariusActor
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Onscreen Matchups


Nana1944 Nana Movie
Ladies' Day1943 Pepita Zorita Movie
Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event1943 Carmelita Lindsay Movie
Redhead from Manhattan1943 Rita Manners, Elaine Manners Movie
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost1942 Carmelita Lindsay Movie
Mexican Spitfire at Sea1942 Carmelita Lindsay Movie
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant1942 Carmelita Lindsay Movie
Playmates1941 Carmen del Toro Movie
Mexican Spitfire's Baby1941 Carmelita Lindsay Movie
Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga1941 Madame La Zonga Movie
Honolulu Lu1941 Consuelo Cordoba aka Honolulu Lu Movie
Mexican Spitfire1940 Carmelita Lindsay Movie
Mexican Spitfire Out West1940 Carmelita Lindsay Movie
The Girl from Mexico1939 Carmelita Fuentes Movie
La zandunga1938 Lupe Movie
Mad About Money1937 Carla de Huelva Movie
High Flyers1937 Juanita - the Maid Movie
Gypsy Melody1936 Mila Movie
The Morals of Marcus1935 Carlotta Movie
Hollywood Party1934 The Jaguar Woman, Jane in Schnarzan Sequence Movie
Palooka1934 Nina Madero Movie
Laughing Boy1934 Slim Girl Movie
Strictly Dynamite1934 Vera Movie
Hot Pepper1933 Pepper Movie
Mr. Broadway1933 Lupe Velez Movie
Kongo1932 Tula Movie
The Half Naked Truth1932 Teresita Movie
The Broken Wing1932 Lolita Movie
Hombres de mi vida1932 Julia Clark Movie
The Squaw Man1931 Naturich Movie
Resurrection1931 Katusha Maslova Movie
The Cuban Love Song1931 Nenita Movie
Resurrección1931 Katyusha Maslova Movie
The Storm1930 Manette Fachard Movie
East Is West1930 Ming Toy Movie
Hell Harbor1930 Anita Morgan Movie
Oriente es Occidente1930 Ming Toy Movie
The Wolf Song1929 Lola Salazar Movie
Where East Is East1929 Toyo Haynes Movie
Lady of the Pavements1929 Nanon del Rayon Movie
Tiger Rose1929 Rose Movie
Stand and Deliver1928 Jania - a Peasant Girl Movie
The Gaucho1927 The Mountain Girl Movie
Sailors Beware1927 Baroness Behr (uncredited) Short Film
What Women Did for Me1927 The Dean's Daughter Short Film
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Comments on Lupe Velez

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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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