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Armida (Armida Vendrell)

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Biography

Sonora, Mexico
Tiny, emotive Latino beauty who was 'discovered' singing and dancing in an act with her two sisters at the Los Angeles Hidalgo theatre. Vaudeville impressario Gus Edwards recognised her talent and took her under his wing. She soon appeared on the circuit in novelty numbers and vaudeville skits, while at the same time being groomed for Hollywood. She performed two typically Mexican numbers in her first screen appearance:Mexicana (1929), which also featured Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra. Read more...

Actor

Character: Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number

The Show of Shows 1929

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Character: Conchita Cortez

Border Romance 1929

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Character: Rosita Hernández Consuelo Ibera y Buenaventura

The Marines Are Coming 1934

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Character: Carlotta De Vera

La Conga Nights 1940

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Character: Cuca

Fiesta 1941

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Character: Putara

South of Tahiti 1941

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Character: Lita Valdez

The Girl from Monterrey 1943

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Character: Nita Cordoba

Machine Gun Mama 1944

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