Friday, February 7, 2014

RIP Leonora Amar

Brazilian actress Leonira Amar died on February 2, 2014 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil of heart failure. She would have been 88 next month. Born on March 1, 1926 in Rio de Janiero and started her career at a very young age, on ‘Mayrink Veiga’,  Tupy, on Rio de Janeiro national radio. In 1943, she emigrated to the United States and started singing in nightclubs in Los Angeles, then went to México. Because of her beauty and talent she attracted the attention of producer Raul de Anda, who invited her to participate in films. She known for her appearances in such films as “El mago” (1949) and “Veneno” (1952) and “Captain Scarlett” (1953).
AMAR, Leonora
Born: 3/1/1926, Rio de Janiero, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Died: 2/2/2014, Rio de Janiero, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Leonora Amar’s western – actress:
Bajo el cielo de Sonora – 1948 (Oralia)

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