Francis García

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Born April 6, 1958
Mexico Campeche, Campeche, Mexico
Died October 10, 2007(2007-10-10) (aged 49)
Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

Francis García (April 6, 1958 – October 10, 2007) was a Mexican trans woman who was a famous actor and designer.


Born in Campeche, Campeche as Francisco Garcia Escalante, she gained attention first as a vedette, participating at various clubs and theaters, with a transvestites' ballet. A Los Angeles theater, located in South Gate and named "Teatro Los Pinos", was a home during the tour of her shows. She was an actress, singer, and dancer.

In her theater or T.V. shows, she imitated famous Latin female singers such as Colombian Shakira, Spaniard Rocío Dúrcal and Mexicans Gloria Trevi, Alejandra Guzmán, and Lupita D'Alessio.

Fashion designer Mitzi, a long-time friend, credits Garcia with helping him in time of need and helping to start his design empire.


Garcia died of a lung thrombosis in a Mexico City hospital on October 10, 2007. She was 49 years old.