Antonia Rey

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Antonia Rey
Antonia Francesch

(1927-10-12) October 12, 1927 (age 91)
Years active1954-present
Spouse(s)Andres Castro (m. 1958)

Antonia Rey (born Antonia Francesch, October 12, 1927)[1] is a Cuban-born American actress.

Rey was born in Havana, Cuba, the daughter of Emilia (née Rangel), a nurse, and Antonio Francesch, a dentist.[1] She married director Andres Castro in 1958.

Rey's Broadway credits include The Rose Tattoo (1995), The Ritz (1975), A Streetcar Named Desire (1973), 42 Seconds from Broadway (1973), The Engagement Baby (1970), Camino Real (1970), Mike Downstairs (1968), and Bajour (1964).[2]

Rey is better known for her cameos in various movies like Kiss Me, Guido (1997),[3] Jacob's Ladder and King of the Gypsies, as well as the TV-movie pilot for Kojak entitled The Marcus-Nelson Murders. She has also appeared in shows such as Who's the Boss?, Third Watch, Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

In 2003, she received the HOLA Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA).


  1. ^ a b Antonia Rey Biography (1927-)
  2. ^ "Antonia Rey". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on 26 September 2018. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Kiss Me, Guido, TV Guide". Retrieved 11 November 2018.

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