Maria Montez

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Birthday
6, 1912
Birthplace
Barahona, Dominican Republic
Death Date
Sep 7, 1951 (39)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1912
Birthplace
Barahona, Dominican Republic
Death Date
Sep 7, 1951 (39)

About

Remembered for her glamorous roles in such Universal Studios Technicolor movies as The Exile, Arabian Nights, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, this movie star of the 1940s eventually left the movie business and published two books.

Before Fame

She and her nine siblings grew up in the Dominican Republic and Northern Ireland as the children of a Spanish diplomat.

Trivia

In her late thirties, she drowned in the bathtub of her home in France, having apparently experienced a heart attack.

Family Life

Her first marriage, to William McFeeters, lasted from 1932 until 1939. Her second marriage, to French actor Jean-Pierre Aumont, resulted in an actress daughter named Tina Aumont.

Associated With

She and actor Jon Hall co-starred in several films, including Sudan and Cobra Woman.