Malú Gatica

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Malú Gatica
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Malú Gatica
Henrietta Maria de la Luz Boisier Gatica

(1922-01-15)January 15, 1922.
DiedAugust 10, 1997(1997-08-10) (aged 75)
OccupationActress and singer
Notable work
Seven Women

Henrietta Maria de la Luz Boisier Gatica (January 15, 1922 – August 10, 1997), known as Malú Gatica, was a Chilean actress and singer.


Gatica was born in Purén. With her parents, the journalist Roberto Gatica and Leonie Boisier, Gatica moved to New York in 1928 where she attended elementary and secondary school, as well as studying languages and music. Her first public appearance occurred as a singer at the age of 16 on NBC, where her father worked.

Later, in Buenos Aires, she studied theater at the Conservatoire Cunill Cabanellas. Her maternal grandfather was the French settler, French José Boisier Bourgeaux. In 1948 in the US, she married Eugene Fell, an American military attaché at the Mexican Embassy; they had a son, Leon. The marriage did not last long and she lost custody of her child. In 1995, she received the Orden al Mérito Gabriela Mistral, issued by the Ministry of Education of Chile in recognition of his outstanding and long career.[1] She died in Santiago.



  1. ^ "Malú Gatica" (in Spanish). Cine Chile. Retrieved 19 January 2014.

External links[edit]

Malú Gatica at IMDb