Amalia Aguilar

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Birthday
3, 1924
Birthplace
Matanzas, Cuba
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1924 (age 94)
Birthplace
Matanzas, Cuba

About

Cuban and Mexican film actress and dancer who became an icon of the Rumberas film movement.

Before Fame

Her dancing in Mexico City's Teatro Lirico captured the eyes of filmmakers, and she made her big-screen debut in 1945's Pervertida.

Trivia

She received the Mexican Silver Ariel in 2006 for her distinguished career.

Family Life

She and her sister Cecilia formed a traveling Cuban dance show, billing themselves as "The Aguilar Sisters."

Associated With

She began working at Joe DiMaggio's night club in 1947, where she appeared alongside Bob Hope, Carmen Miranda, and many other stars of the era.