Actress Dolores del Río was born on August 3, 1905 in Durango, Mexico. She was a star of Hollywood films during the silent era and in the Golden Age of Hollywood. In the Silent film era, Del Rio was considered a counterpart to Rudolph Valentino. With the arrival of the talkies, she became one of the principal Art Deco symbols of beauty. Del Río was one of the principal stars of Mexican films during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s. She was frequently called the "Princess of México.” She is the second cousin of actor Ramón Novarro and a cousin to actress Andrea Palma.
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