Celebrity Portraits

Salma Hayek – photos and quotes

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"I just have to be very careful not to get stuck. I've been training as an actress for a very long time, and there are other parts of me that I'd like to show." -- Salma Hayek (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I just have to be very careful not to get stuck. I’ve been training as an actress for a very long time, and there are other parts of me that I’d like to show.” — Salma Hayek Source: Rene Rodriguez (1995) Photo: Allure/Patrick Demarchelier   “I was petrified. I had nightmares about the snake for […]

Forgotten Stars

Lupita Tovar

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Lupita Tovar (Bizarre Los Angeles)

The Mexican film legend was the mother of ‘Imitation of Life’ star Susan Kohner and grandmother of screenwriters Chris and Paul Weitz. Hollywood Reporter,  Nov. 13, 2016 by Mike Barnes Lupita Tovar, the Mexican actress who starred in the 1931 Spanish-language version of Dracula that was shot concurrently with the famed Bela Lugosi version, has died. She was […]

Celebrity Portraits

Gilbert Roland

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Gilbert Roland

“Death comes soon enough so why kill yourself crying about it?” — Gilbert Roland     With Billie Dove.     “One story that spread like wildfire was that Joe [Schenk] had engaged thugs who had not only beaten up Gilbert Roland but castrated him as well. When the story reached Gilbert, he went down to […]

Forgotten Stars

Raquel Torres – Photos and Quotes

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Raquel Torres

“I used to look at the stars’ pictures and see how beautiful they were. Never did I dream that some day it would be my picture I would be looking at. Like you say, I was a real fan.” – Raquel Torres (1908-1987) Torres was born in Hermisillo, Mexico, to a Mexican mother and a German […]