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Dolores del Río

Dolores del Rio
Dolores del Río in 1935
Personal information
Birth nameMaría de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete
Birth dateAugust 3, 1905
Place of birthDurango, Mexico
Date of deathApril 11, 1983(age 77)
Death placeNewport Beach, California, U.S.
Spouse-Jaime Martínez del Río-1921-1929
-Cedric Gibbons-1930-1940
-Lewis Riley-1959-1983

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Dolores del Río (August 3, 1905 April 11, 1983) was a Mexican film actress. She was a star of Hollywood films during the silent era and in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Later in life, she became an important actress in Mexican films.

She was generally thought to be one of the most beautiful actresses of her era, and was the first Latin American movie star to have international appeal.

In the silent film era, del Río was considered a counterpart to Rudolph Valentino. She was frequently called the "Princess of México".

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