Rosenda Monteros

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Rosenda Monteros
Rosenda Monteros (cropped).jpg
Born
Rosa Méndez Leza

(1935-08-31)31 August 1935
Died29 December 2018(2018-12-29) (aged 83)
Mexico City
OccupationActress
Spouse(s)
Julio Bracho (m. 1955–1957)

Rosenda Monteros (31 August 1935 – 29 December 2018) was a Mexican actress.[1] She was born Rosa Méndez Leza in Veracruz and studied drama under Seki Sano.[2] To American audiences, she is best known for her role as Petra in The Magnificent Seven. She had a prolific film career north and south of the U.S.–Mexican border.[3]

From 1955 to 1957, she was married to director Julio Bracho.[4]

Partial filmography[edit]

  • Reto a la vida (1954) — María (uncredited)
  • Take Me in Your Arms (1954) — Martha
  • The White Orchid (1954) — Lupita
  • María la Voz (1955) — Isabel
  • A Woman's Devotion (1956) — María
  • Feliz año, amor mío (1957) — Luisa
  • El diario de mi madre (1958) — Enedina
  • Las tres pelonas (1958) — María
  • Villa!! (1958) — Marianna Villa
  • La gran caída (1958)
  • Nazarín (1959) — La Prieta
  • Sábado negro (1959)
  • La ciudad sagrada (1959)
  • El Esqueleto de la señora Morales (1960) — Meche, the servant
  • The Magnificent Seven (1960) — Petra
  • Los cuervos (1961) — Laura
  • Tiara Tahiti (1962) — Belle Annie
  • The Mighty Jungle (1964) — Orica
  • Valería (1965, TV Series)
  • She (1965) — Ustane
  • Ninette y un señor de Murcia (1965) — Ninette
  • Savage Pampas (1966) — Rucu
  • Eve (1968) — Pili Conchita
  • ¡Dame un poco de amooor...! (1968) — Chin Sao Ling
  • Un Extraño en la Casa (1968) — Diana
  • Coleccionista de cadáveres, El (1970) — Valerie
  • Los perros de Dios (1974)
  • Rapiña (1975)
  • Las siete cucas (1981) — Benita's Servant
  • La casa de Bernarda Alba (1982) — Martirio
  • Sexo impostor (2005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Julián Moreiro Prieto (2004). Miguel Mihura: humor y melancolía.
  2. ^ Hernandez, Richard (August 31, 2014) "Recordando a... Rosenda Monteros." El Mexicano. (Retrieved 4-28-2015.)
  3. ^ Rosenda Monteros, Actress in ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ Dies
  4. ^ Robert, Luis. Biografía de Rosenda Monteros. Archivo de telenovelas y biografias.

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