Flor Silvestre (Guillermina Jiménez Chabolla)

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Salamanca, Guanajuato, Mexico
Flor Silvestre was born in Salamanca, Guanajuato, to Jesús Jiménez Cervantes and María de Jesús Chabolla Peña. In the 1940s, she gained recognition as one of the rising musical stars of the decade after winning a singing contest hosted by the XEW radio station in Mexico City. In short time, after producer Gregorio Walerstein invited her to become an actress, she made her film debut in Primero soy mexicano (1950), co-starring Joaquín Pardavé (who also wrote and directed the film) and Luis Aguilar. Read more...