Prudencia Grifell

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Lugo, Lugo, Galicia, Spain
Prudencia Grifell, was a popular stage and film actress who began her career in Venezuela at the age of 10, where her parents, who were Spanish stage actors were appearing. She began by playing ingenous in Operettas and musical comedies, working throughout Latin America and her native Spain where she was very much in demand. By the early 1900s she appeared in all types of stage plays and had become very popular. In 1905 she moved to Mexico where she became a popular and respected stage actress, but her tours would take her throughout the Spanish speaking world. Read more...