Pina Pellicer was born on April 3, 1934 in Mexico City, Mexico and died on December 4, 1964 in Mexico City, at the age of 30. She was a Mexican actress, which played along with Marlon Brando in One Eyed Jacks.
Biography and Career:
Pina Pellicer had her first role in One Eyed Jacks, a Paramount Pictures production, where she interpreted the character of Louisa. In this movie was also starring Marlon Brando. But, because of some directing problems, even if the movie was started in '58, it was released only in '61. For her role, Pina Pellicer received a Concha de Oro at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. She was compared with Audrey Hepburn and received another prize for best female performer.
In 1960, before the launching of One Eyed Jacks, another m
ovie that is considered her debut was released on theaters. It was named Macario and Pina Pellicer interpreted the title character's wife. It became the first Mexican film that received a nominee at the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but lost the race in front of The Virgin Spring, a film produced by Ingmar Bergman.
On December 4, 1964, when she was 30, Pina Pellicer committed suicide because of a presumed depression.
Birth Name: Josefina Yolanda Pellicer LÃ³pez de Llergo
Nick Name: Pina Pellicer
Years active: 1959-1964
Why do we like Pina Pellicer?
We like Pina Pellicer because she had a very romantic look and smile and she interpreted perfectly her role as Louisa in One Eyed Jacks.
Why is Pina Pellicer famous?
Pina Pellicer is famous because she played in movies. She was a Mexican actress well known all over the world.
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