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Katy Jurado

Actress / Journalist / Critic / Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress | * 01/16/1924 († 78, 07/05/2002) | Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García (16 January 1924 – 5 July 2002), better known as Katy Jurado, was a Mexican actress of film, television, and theater. Jurado began her acting career in Mexico. She achieved some renown in her country's cinema during the period known as the Golden Age of Mexican cinema (1940s–1950s). In 1951, she was recruited by American filmmakers in Mexico and began her Hollywood career. She acted in notable Western films of the 1950s and 1960s. Jurado specialized in interpretations of complex, stereotyped and sexualized women. Her talent for playing a variety of characters helped pave the way for Mexican actresses in American cinema. She was the first Latin American actress nominated for an Oscar, as Best Supporting Actress for her work in Broken Lance (1954), and was the first to win a Golden Globe Award, for her performance in High Noon (1952). ()
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Katy Jurado, born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García, was a Mexican stage and screen actress. 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 Latina/Hispanic actress nominated for an Academy Award when she was nominated 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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Western | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Katy Jurado

Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture Ariel Award for Best Actress Golden Ariel Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe Award for New Star of The Year – Actress Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture 2x Ariel Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Katy Jurado as Actress(59)

as Esperanza2002 A Beautiful Secret
as Mamá Dorita1998 Divine
as Meesa1998 The Hi-Lo Country
as Senora Gregoria1984 Under the Volcano
as Doña Juana1981 Evita Peron
as Isabel1981 La seducción
as Mama Grande1979 La viuda de Montiel
as Doña Paz1977 El elegido
as Josefina1976 The Bricklayers
as Mrs. Baker1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
as Aunt Delfina1973 Once Upon a Scoundrel
as Laura1971 A Little Game
as Sara Verdugo1971 The Fearmaker
as Señora Vorhis1969 Any Second Now
as Annie Lightcloud1968 Stay Away, Joe
as Eulalia Lewis1967 A Covenant with Death
as Maria1966 Smoky
as La Jarocha1963 La Bandida
as Sara1961 Barabbas
as Assunta Carbone1961 Seduction Of The South
as Maria Longworth1961 One-Eyed Jacks
as Anita1958 The Badlanders
as Mara Fay1957 Dragoon Wells Massacre
as Estella1956 Man from Del Rio
as Rosa1956 Trapeze
as Mrs. Chavez1955 Trial
as Maria Chávez1955 The Racers
as Señora Devereaux1954 Broken Lance
as Paloma1953 The Brute
as Mistania Figueroa1953 San Antone
as Nita1953 Arrowhead
as Lolita1953 The Sword of Granada
as Helen Ramírez1952 High Noon
as Chelo Estrada1951 Bullfighter and the Lady
as Chayito1949 The Seminarian
as The One Who Gets Up Late1948 We the Poor
as Rosita1946 Guadalajara pues
as Sara Ramos1945 El museo del crimen

TV Shows/Series with Katy Jurado as Actress(10)

as Justina1996 Te sigo Amando
as Doña Maria Theresa1985 Lady Blue
1975 Baretta
1954 Climax!

Movies with Katy Jurado as Crew(1)


Full Name: Katy Jurado
Citizenship: Mexico
Born: Wednesday, 01/16 1924 (January) in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.
Died: Friday, 07/05 2002 (July) in Cuernavaca (aged: 78)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Spouses (current/former): Ernest Borgnine
Other names for Katy Jurado (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García"
"Katty Jurado"
Katy Jurado frequently works together with these people:
Gabriel Figueroa (6x, Crew)
Tito Junco (6x, Actor)
René Cardona (5x, Crew)
Lawrence Dobkin (5x, Actor)
Raúl Lavista (5x, Crew)
Chano Urueta (5x, Crew)
Gene Levitt (4x, Crew)
Alicia del Lago (4x, Actress)
Roy Huggins (4x, Crew)
Don Medford (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12242, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 04/04/2021