María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García (1924 - 2002) MP

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Nicknames: "Katy Jurado"
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Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Death: Died
Occupation: Mexican actress who had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood
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About María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García

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Katy Jurado (January 16, 1924 – July 5, 2002), born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García in Mexico, D.F., was a Mexican actress who had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood.

Jurado had already established herself as an actress in Mexico in the 1940s when she came to Hollywood becoming a regular in Western films of the 1950s and 1960s. She worked with many Hollywood legends, including Gary Cooper in High Noon, Spencer Tracy in Broken Lance, and Marlon Brando in One-Eyed Jacks, and such respected directors as Fred Zinneman (High Noon), Sam Peckinpah (The Wild Bunch and Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid) and John Huston (Under the Volcano).

Jurado made seventy one films during her career. She became the first Latin American actress nominated for an Academy Award, as Best Supporting Actress for her work in 1954's Broken Lance, and was the first to win a Golden Globe. Like many Latin actors, she was typecast to play ethnic roles in American films. By contrast, she had a greater variety of roles in Mexican films; sometimes she also sang and danced.

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Katy Jurado's Timeline

1924
January 16, 1924
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
2002
July 5, 2002
Age 78