~Nena Quartero~

Born: March 17, 1908 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: November 23, 1985 in Woodland Hills, California, USA
~Nena Quartero pictured here with co-star Gaston Glass from THE RED MARK, released in
Although a New Yorker of Italian parentage, Nena Quartaro spent her entire screen career playing
feisty Latin senoritas. Quartaro's career began well enough with The Red Mark (1928), a
red-blooded action melodrama in which she played an innocent girl involved with inmates at a penal
colony, and some suggested she might become a new Dolores Del Rio. But another newcomer, Lupe
Velez, got the choice assignments while Quartaro was relegated to supporting the likes of Bob Steele
and Rin-Tin-Tin. By the mid-'30s, she mainly portrayed Mexican types in B-Westerns and her
career was over by the early '40s.

Biography by Hans J. Wollstein, AllMovie.com
~Silent Filmography~
Frozen River (1929) .... Jane
The Eternal Woman (1929) .... Consuelo
Loud Soup (1929) (as Nena Quartaro)
One Stolen Night (1929) (as Nina Quartaro) .... Chyra
The Redeeming Sin (1929) .... Mitzi
Ruby Lips (1929) (as Nena Quartaro)
Noah's Ark (1928/I) (uncredited) .... French Girl
All Parts (1928) (as Nena Quartero)
The Red Mark (1928) .... Zelie
Driftin' Sands (1928) (as Gladys Quartaro) .... Nita Aliso