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Also Known As: Died: September 7, 1951
Born: June 6, 1912 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Barahona, Dominican Republic Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Valdez Is Coming (1971) as Anita
An honest marshal is the only man willing to stand against a powerful but ruthless rancher.
2.
Siren of Atlantis (1949) as Queen Antinea
3.
Pirates of Monterey (1947) as Marguerita Novarro
4.
The Exile (1947) as The Countess [Anbella]
A deposed king fights for his life while hiding out at a farm.
5.
Tangier (1946) as Rita
6.
Sudan (1945) as Naila
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she seeks out rebel leader Herua. But through palace treachery, she herself is captured and enslaved. After various adventures, she finds herself rescued by (and attracted to) the very rebel she was seeking. Will gratitude or revenge win out? Gorgeous scenery and costumes.
7.
Cobra Woman (1944) as Tollea/Naja
Upon discovering his fiancTe Tollea has been kidnaped, Ramu and his friend Kado set out for a Pacific isle where all strangers are to be killed on arrival and the inhabitants, who are frequently sacrificed to an angry volcano god, worship the cobra. The island is ruled over by Tollea's evil twin Naja, the Cobra Woman, who, besides having designs on her new prisoner Ramu, also desires to eliminate any competition from her benevolent sister.
8.
Follow the Boys (1944) as
9.
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944) as Amara
Ali Baba, son of the Kalif of Bagdad is brought up by the 40 Thieves after his father is killed by the soldiers of Hugalu Khan, who received the necessary information by traitor Cassim. Ali becomes the leader of the thieves and they are fighting for the freedom of his land. Per chance Ali captures the fiancTe of Hugalu Khan, who turns out to be his girl friend Amara. After a few misunderstandings Ali uses her wedding day with Hugalu Khan as the day for the liberation of Bagdad.
10.
Bowery to Broadway (1944) as Marina
11.
Gypsy Wildcat (1944) as Carla
In an unspecified Renaissance kingdom, no sooner has Anube's gypsy tribe encamped near Baron Tovar's village when Count Orso is found murdered. The wicked baron blames the gypsies and imprisons them all in his castle. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger on a white horse has hidden the murder arrow and won the heart of gypsy belle Carla, to the discomfiture of her erstwhile fiancTe Tonio. Baron Tovar is also fascinated by Carla...especially when he notices her heraldic pendant.
12.
White Savage (1943) as [Princess] Tahia
13.
Bombay Clipper (1942) as Mrs. [Sonia] Landers
14.
Arabian Nights (1942) as Sherazade
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
15.
The Mystery of Marie Roget (1942) as Marie [Roget]
16.
South of Tahiti (1941) as Melahi
While not Maria Montez's first film with credit billing, this is the one that Universal used to launch her sex-sand-sarong (the sandals came later) career---"Maria Montez-The Screen's New Blaze of Excitement"--- that lasted over four years until she was usurped by Yvonne DeCarlo. The taglines here were just a warn-up for what was to come---"Daring Days! Exotic Nights! in a forbidden Pagan Paradise" and one even foreshadowed the title of one of her future films; "WHITE SAVAGE! Daughter of Eve...with a Soul of Satan! Lashing men and beasts to hate...and love...in a forbidden Pagan Paradise!" The plotline says four men, Brian Donlevy, Brod Crawford, Andy Devine and Henry Wilcoxin, drift ashore to an exotic island where they meet a beautiful native girl. All become more than a little smitten with Melahi (Maria Montez), with the exception of Andy Devine who is only concerned about not becoming a meal for her pet leopard. They don't make 'em like this anymore.
17.
Raiders of the Desert (1941) as Zuleika
18.
Moonlight in Hawaii (1941) as Ilani
19.
That Night in Rio (1941) as Inez
An entertainer (Ameche) in Rio impersonates a wealthy arisocrat (also Ameche). When the aristocrat's wife (Faye) asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue.
20.
Boss of Bullion City (1941) as Linda [Calhoun]
Tom Bryant opens up his newspaper business in the lawless town of Bullion City. When he suspects a gold shipment will be robbed, he beats the robbers to it. When the Sheriff slips and reveals he knows the robbers failed to get the gold, Tom realizes he is the boss. When Calhoun leaves on the stage with a large amount of cash, Tom and his men are ready for the expected robbery.
21.
The Invisible Woman (1940) as Marie
A mad scientist makes a beautiful model invisible so she can get back at the man who fired her.

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