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Also Known As: Died: May 14, 1987
Born: October 17, 1918 Cause of Death: Alzheimer's disease
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Began dancing career at age six, performing with parents; worked in Mexican nightclubs as a Spanish dancer from age 13
1926:
Film debut dancing with her parents in the shorts, "La Fiesta" and "Anna Case with the Dancing Cansinos"
1934:
Acted in the Spanish-language feature "Cruz Diablo"
1935:
Put under contract by Fox
1935:
Appeared in "Under the Pampas Moon" and "Dante's Inferno", both for Fox
1936:
First garnered attention for small role as a dancer in "Cargo"
1937:
Signed with Columbia; in B pictures until Howard Hawks cast her in "Only Angels Have Wings" (1939)
1940:
First of five films with Glenn Ford, "The Lady in Question", directed by Charles Vidor
1941:
Appeared for first time with red hair in "The Strawberry Blonde" (filmed in black-and-white)
1941:
Career further boosted by appearances in two musical opposite Fred Astaire, "You'll Never Get Rich" and "You Were Never Lovelier"
1942:
Had lead in "My Gal Sal"
1946:
Starred in the title role of her best-remembered film, "Gilda"; Ford co-starred and Vidor directed; singing voice dubbed by Anita Ellis
1948:
Directed by then estranged husband Orson Welles in "The Lady From Shanghai";
1948:
Third film with Ford and Vidor, "The Loves of Carmen"
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Absent from film for three years during her affair with and marriage to Aly Khan; returned to films with "Affair in Trinidad" (1952), co-starring Ford
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Another similar absence from film after "Salome" and "Miss Sadie Thompson" (both 1953) during marriage to singer Dick Haymes; returned to film in 1957 to appear in "Pal Joey" and "Fire Down Below"
1958:
Co-starred with Burt Lancaster in "Separate Tables", produced by then-husband James Hill
1959:
Played a dissolute Mexican woman in "They Came to Corduba" opposite Gary Cooper
1960:
Essayed an adulterous wife on trial for murdering her husband in "The Story on Page One"
1962:
Was miscast opposite Rex Harrison in the comedy "The Happy Thieves"
1966:
Fifth movie with Glenn Ford, "The Money Trap"
1966:
Made sole venture into TV movies, co-starring in "The Poppy Is Also a Flower" (ABC); had brief theatrical run in NYC after TV airing
1972:
Last film, "The Wrath of God", co-starring Robert Mitchum

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