Isela Vega

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Isela Vega
Born (1939-11-05) November 5, 1939 (age 75)
Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Children Arturo
Shauna

Isela Vega Durazo (born November 5, 1939) is a Mexican actress,[1] and occasional producer, writer, and director.

Career[edit]

In 1957, she was chosen "Princess of the Carnaval" in Hermosillo; shortly afterward she began modeling. In 1960 she began her acting career, which continues to this day. Her most widely known role is that of Elita in Sam Peckinpah's Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia. She also wrote the song, Bennie's Song, which appears in the film. She was subsequently photographed nude for the July 1974 issue of Playboy magazine.

In the 1980s, Vega made her debut behind the camera by writing, producing and/or directing a number of films.

She was called to sing the songs Amanecí en Tuz Brazos and El Siete Mares in the 1986 film Gringo mojado.

Personal life[edit]

Vega was born and raised in Hermosillo, Sonora, of Mexico. She has a son named Arturo with singer Alberto Vazquez, with whom she had a relationship with, but never married, and a daughter, Shauna,[2] who is an actress and dancer, from an affair with the actor Jorge Luke.[1]

Filmography as actress[edit]

Filmography as writer, director, producer[edit]

  • 1980: Navajeros (producer)
  • 1982: Una gallina muy ponedora (producer)
  • 1986: Los amantes del señor de la noche (writer, producer, director)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Televisa Espectaculos (in Spanish)
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0891835/bio

External links[edit]