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Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch

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Born: September 5, 1940 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...
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2002:
Played Aunt Dora on the television series "American Family," also starred Edward James Olmos and Sonia Braga
1970:
Played title role in "Myra Breckinridge"
1972:
Portrayed Diane 'KC' Carr in "Kansas City Bomber"
1998:
Starred in Foxborough, Massachusetts stage production of "The Millionairess"
1973:
Acted the part of Constance in Richard Lester's "The Three Musketeers"
1965:
Film acting and singing debut ("introducing Raquel Welch") in "A Swingin' Summer"
1943:
Moved with family to La Jolla, California (date approximate)
1997:
Returned to Broadway, replacing Julie Andrews in "Victor/Victoria"
1980:
Sued MGM over dismissal from the film "Cannery Row"; eventually won a $14 million judgment in her favor
1968:
First (of many) appearance on a Bob Hope TV special
1966:
Indelibly entered the public's consciousness as the bikini-clad cave woman of "One Million Years B.C."
1987:
Offered a convincing turn as stricken Emily Bauer in NBC-movie, "Right to Die"
1971:
Produced and starred in "Hannie Caulder"
1996:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1988:
Starred as Leda Beth Vincent in NBC-movie, "Scandal in a Small Town"
1996:
TV series debut as regular on the primetime CBS soap opera "CPW", a revamping of "Central Park West"; played the bitchy, wealthy ex-wife of a businessman
2008:
Appeared in the CBS comedy "Welcome to the Captain"
1995:
British stage debut touring in George Bernard Shaw's "The Millionairess"; production's London booking canceled
1981:
Broadway debut in "Woman of the Year"; succeeded Lauren Bacall in role of Tess Harding; songwriters John Jander and Fred Ebb added new material for her to sing
1964:
Broke into show business as billboard girl on the "Hollywood Palace" TV show
2000:
Had featured role in the TV pilot "An American Family", written and directed by Gregory Nava; series picked up for airing by PBS in 2001-2002
1970:
Hosted first variety special, "Raquel" (CBS)
1998:
Portrayed Grace Kosik in "Chairman of the Board"
1975:
Reprised role in Lester's "The Four Musketeers"; films were shot simultaneously
1982:
TV-movie debut in title role as "The Legend of Walks Far Woman" (NBC)
1994:
Was TV spokesperson for Equal sweetner
2006:
Plyayed an ex-Las Vegas showgirl opposite Burt Reynolds in the madcap comedy "Forget About It"
1955:
Won La Jolla beauty competition at age 15 (date approximate)
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Worked as a cocktail waitress and model in Dallas in early 1960s
2001:
Co-starred with Hector Elizondo in "Tortilla Soup", a remake of "Eat Drink Man Woman" set in L.A.'s Latino community
1976:
Contributed her Jugs to "Mother, Jugs, and Speed"
1964:
First film appearance (as walk-on) in Elvis Presely vehicle "Roustabout"
1947:
First taste of the stage at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre as member of a children's theater group (date approximate)
2001:
Had supporting role in "Legally Blonde"
1993:
Headlined TV-movie "Tainted Blood" (USA Network)
1993:
Made frequent guest appearances on sitcoms, including "Evening Shade", "Seinfeld" "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Spin City"
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Moved to L.A. as a single mother with two children from her first marriage; worked several jobs to support family

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