~Lupe Velez~

Born: July 18, 1908 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Died: December 13, 1944 in Beverly Hills, California, USA
~Stars of the Photoplay, 1930~
With Douglas Fairbanks in "The Gaucho," Lupe Velez burst into public favor like a skyrocket. But
for years previous to this she appeared in musical comedies both in the United States and in her
native Mexico. Her mother was an opera singer and her father a colonel in the Mexican army. She
has black hair, dark brown eyes, is 5 feet 2, and weighs 112. Lupe was born in San Luis Potosi, a
suburb of Mexico City, July 18, 1909, and was educated in a convent. The family name was Villabalos.
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Where East Is East (1929) .... Toyo Haynes
The Wolf Song (1929) .... Lola Salazar
Stand and Deliver (1928) .... Jania
The Gaucho (1927) .... The Mountain Girl
... aka Douglas Fairbanks as The Gaucho (USA: copyright title)
Sailors Beware (1927) (uncredited) .... Baroness Behr
What Women Did for Me (1927) .... Bit Part (B-21)