Lupe Ontiveros

Lupe Ontiveros
1942 - 2012

Lupe Ontiveros  American Actress


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Lupe Ontiveros was previously married to Elias Ontiveros.


American Actress Lupe Ontiveros was born on 17th September, 1942 in El Paso, Texas, United States and passed away on 26th Jul 2012 Whittier, California, United States aged 69. She is most remembered for As Good As It Gets (1997), Selena (1997).. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Lupe Ontiveros was in an on-screen matchup with Castulo Guerra in Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011).

Lupe Ontiveros is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Cancer deaths in California.


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First Name Lupe
Last Name Ontiveros
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th September, 1942
Birthplace El Paso, Texas, United States
Died 26th July, 2012
Place of Death Whittier, California, United States
Cause of Death Liver Cancer
Buried Rose Hills Memorial Park
Height 4' 11" (150 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas, United States
University Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, United States
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame As Good As It Gets (1997), Selena (1997).
Year(s) Active 1976–2012, 1968–2012

Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros (née Moreno; September 17, 1942 – July 26, 2012) was an American actress best known for portraying Yolanda Saldívar in the film Selena. She acted in numerous films and television shows, often playing a maid or, near the end of her career, an all-knowing grandmother. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on Desperate Housewives and received critical acclaim for her role in Chuck & Buck, for which she won the National Board of Review award for Best Supporting Actress, and was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.

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Water & Power2013RHD VeteranMovie
Common Law2012Margie LopezTV Show
Rob2012AbuelitaTV Show
Los Americans2011Lucia, Lucia ValenzuelaTV Show
Our Family Wedding2010Momma CeciliaMovie
The Whole Truth2010MariaTV Show
Lies in Plain Sight2010Doctor StoneTV Movie
On the Run2010RosarioMovie
Party Down2009Mrs. GomezTV Show
Southland2009Marta RuizTV Show
Hacia la vida2009SoledadShort Film
Crawlspace2009Short Film
Days of Wrath2008Anita TerrazasMovie
Universal Signs2008ClaireMovie
Dark Mirror2007GraceMovie
El Superstar: The Unlikely Rise of Juan Frances2007NenaMovie
This Christmas2007RosieMovie
Tortilla Heaven2007AdelfaMovie
Cory in the House2007Mama MartinezTV Show
Reaper2007Ben's GrandmotherTV Show
A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story2006MamiTV Movie
Testing Bob2005SecretaryTV Movie
Mind of Mencia2005Carlos's MomTV Show
Weeds2005NunTV Show
30 Days Until I'm Famous2004Rosa MorenoTV Movie
Desperate Housewives2004Juanita 'Mama' SolisTV Show
Maya & Miguel2004Abuela ElenaTV Show
Passionada2002Angelica AmonteMovie
Real Women Have Curves2002Carmen GarciaMovie
Mr. St. Nick2002Tia SophiaTV Movie
Greetings from Tucson2002Magdalena, Magdalena TiantTV Show
Leap of Faith2002LupeTV Show
Gabriela2001Grandma JosieMovie
Storytelling2001Consuelo (segment "Non-Fiction")Movie
Pasadena2001PilarTV Show
Reba2001PennyTV Show
Olla, La2001Movie
Chuck & Buck2000Beverly FrancoMovie
Luminarias2000Tia ToniaMovie
Picking Up the Pieces2000ConstanciaMovie
Strippers2000Credit MessageMovie
Resurrection Blvd.2000LupeTV Show
The Brothers Garcia2000Abuelita, Abuelita Maria, Telenovella actressTV Show
The Egg Plant Lady2000ConnieMovie
Family Guy1999TV Show
As Good as It Gets1997NoraMovie
Selena1997Yolanda SaldivarMovie
The Brave1997MariaMovie
Riot1997Mother (segment "Caught in the Fever")TV Movie
King of the Hill1997AnneTV Show
Veronica's Closet1997LouisaTV Show
...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him1995Doña RosaMovie
My Family1995IreneMovie
Caroline in the City1995RosaTV Show
Blood In, Blood Out1993CarmenMovie
Rio Diablo1993DucnaTV Movie
Dave's World1993Bingo LadyTV Show
Dudley1993MartaTV Show
The Tent Show1993La VendedoraMovie
Universal Soldier1992Gregor's MaidMovie
Red Shoe Diaries1992Miguel's MotherTV Show
Dolly Dearest1991CamillaMovie
How Else Am I Supposed to Know I'm Still Alive?1991LupeShort Film
A Show of Force1990PepitaMovie
Grand Slam1990Grandma GomezTV Show
The Trouble With Tonia1990Tonia López de HernándezShort Film
Those She Left Behind1989RosaTV Movie
Tales from the Crypt1989Madame LeonaTV Show
Stones for Ibarra1988Remedios AcostaTV Movie
On the Fritz1988Property MasterTV Movie
Born in East L.A.1987Rudy's MotherMovie
The Rosary Murders1987SophieMovie
I Married Dora1987TV Show
When the Bough Breaks1986CruzTV Movie
Little Treasure1985Market Voice #1Movie
The Goonies1985RosalitaMovie
a.k.a. Pablo1984Mrs. AlvarezTV Show
CBS Schoolbreak Special1984Mrs. RojasTV Show
Jessie1984Mary VelascoTV Show
Punky Brewster1984Mrs. AragonTV Show
Who's the Boss?1984MargaritaTV Show
El Norte1983NachaMovie
The Border1982Madam in WhorehouseMovie
Fame1982Mrs. CastilloTV Show
Zoot Suit1981DoloresMovie
American Playhouse1981TV Show
Hill Street Blues1981Mrs. Uribe, Screaming Mother, WomanTV Show
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie1980Old Lady (as Lupe M. Ontiveros)Movie
California Suite1978MaidMovie
The Big Fix1978MaidMovie
B.J. and the Bear1978Mexican MaidTV Show
The White Shadow1978Mrs. GomezTV Show
The Boss' Son1978MariaMovie
A Question of Guilt1978HelenTV Movie
The World's Greatest Lover1977Whore #2Movie
Eight Is Enough1977MarianaTV Show
Soap1977Lady in AirportTV Show
Alice1976Maria Fernanadez, Mrs. RiveraTV Show
Charlie's Angels1976MaidTV Show
Police Story1973RitaTV Show
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Mrs. NunezTV Show
Great Performances1971Parranda (pastore)TV Show
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BeekeeperBeekeeperMar 19, 2015

Lupe Ontiveros is better known for her role a Carmen, in Real Women Have Curves. She did not want to be remembered as "Selena's murderer."

CowJun 30, 2014

It would be two years already!

MouseMar 26, 2013

Consider her as a mean character & nice actor who died in 2012.

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