Katy Jurado had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood

Katy Jurado (January 16, 1924 – July 5, 2002) was a Mexican and American film, stage and television actress who had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood. Jurado began her acting career in Mexico in 1943 achieving a great popularity, playing villainous “femme fatale” characters. In 1951 she was discovered in Mexico by the filmmaker Budd Boetticher who casts her in his film “The Bullfighter & the Lady”, her first film in Hollywood. Jurado’s quality as an actress and her exotic beauty, attracted the attention of Hollywood producers and she became a regular actress in Western films of the 1950s and 1960s. She worked in many western classics of the time like “High Noon” (1952), “Arrowhead” (1953), “Broken Lance” (1954), “One-Eyed Jacks” (1960), and “Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid” (1973). Jurado became the first Latin American actress nominated for an Academy Award, as Best Supporting Actress for her work in 1954’s “Broken Lance” and was the first to win a Golden Globe Award in 1952. Katy Jurado has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for her contributions to motion pictures.

Katy Jurado

Katy Jurado

Katy Jurado

Katy Jurado

Katy Jurado promo for "San Antone" (1953)

Katy Jurado promo for
“San Antone” (1953)

Katy Jurado with Ernest Borgnine in "The Badlanders" (1958)

Katy Jurado with Ernest Borgnine in
“The Badlanders” (1958)

Katy Jurado and Lloyd Bridges in "High Noon" (1952)

Katy Jurado and Lloyd Bridges in
“High Noon” (1952)

Katy Jurado and Marlon Brando, Golden Globes, 1955

Katy Jurado and Marlon Brando,
Golden Globes, 1955

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