Elsa Aguirre

Elsa Irma Aguirre Juárez (born 25 september 1930) is a Mexican actress.

Elsa Aguirre
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Elsa Aguirre, c. 2018
Born
Elsa Irma Aguirre Juárez

(1930-09-25)September 25, 1930
NationalityMexican
OccupationActress
Years active1945–2002
AwardsAriel de Oro
2003 Lifetime Achievement

CareerEdit

At the beginning of her career she was discovered when she was teenager, in a beauty contest held by a cinematographic production company called CLASA Films Mundiales, which was looking for new talent. Thus, she and her sister Alma Rosa were chosen to appear in their first film called El sexo fuerte in 1945, directed by Emilio Gómez Muriel. Since then, Elsa Aguirre has starred in many types of films such as drama, romance, action, fiction, etc. throughout her career. Elsa Aguirre appeared with her sister Alma Rosa in some of her films.

One of her films is Algo flota sobre el agua (1947) directed by Alfredo B. Crevenna, in which she starred with Arturo de Córdova. Elsa inspired a song called Flor de azalea, composed by Zacarías Gómez Urquiza and Manuel Esperón exclusively for her. This song was the soundtrack of this film. Aguirre has appeared in theatre, television series and singing in live shows.

 
Elsa Aguirre kissing argentine footballer, Omar Sívori, in 1957.

Other films in which she appeared are:

  • Cuidado con el amor (1954) directed by Miguel Zacarías, and co-starring Pedro Infante and Eulalio González “Piporro”.
  • Vainilla, bronce y morir (Una mujer más) (1956) directed by Rogelio A. González, co-starring Ignacio López Tarso.
  • Pancho Villa y la Valentina (1958) directed by Ismael Rodríguez and co-starring Pedro Armendáriz.
  • Ama a tu prójimo (1958) directed by Tulio Demicheli, also starring her sister Alma Rosa and Mario Moreno “Cantinflas”, among other productions.

AwardsEdit

Aguirre has won many awards and recognitions throughout her career. She has won:

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Other notes
1946 El sexo fuerte
El pasajero diez mil
Don Simón de Lira Blanquita Alas de Cuervo
1947 The Thief Rosita
1948 Algo flota sobre el agua Something Floats on the Water (International English title)
Los viejos somos así Dalia
Ojos de juventud
1949 Midnight Midnight (International English title)
1950 La mujer que yo amé
La liga de las muchachas Adorables rebeldes (alternate title)
Lluvia roja
Una mujer decente
1951 Amar fue su pecado
La estatua de carne
1952 Acapulco
Cuatro noches contigo Elsa Peralta
1954 La perversa
Cantando nace el amor
Cuidado con el amor Ana María
1955 Estafa de amor
1956 La doncella de piedra
Orgullo de mujer
Giant uncredited Hollywood production
1957 La mujer de dos caras
Vainilla, bronce y morir (Una mujer más)
1958 Ama a tu prójimo
1960 Pancho Villa y la Valentina La Valentina
1966 La vida de Pedro Infante archive footage
Sólo de noche vienes
Casa de Mujeres
1967 El pistolero desconocido (El comandante Tijerina)
El hijo de todas The Son of All – International English title
La vuelta del mexicano
1968 El día de la boda
1969 El matrimonio es como el demonio Hilda Cervantes
1970 Cómo enfriar a mi marido
El cuerpazo del delito Maria de Jesus 'Chuchet' segment La seductora
Las figuras de arena
Los años vacíos
1977 La muerte de un gallero
1980 Albur de amor
1992 El prófugo
1995 Acapulco, cuerpo y alma Telenovela
1999 Mujeres Engañadas Telenovela
2001 Lo que es el amor Telenovela

BibliographyEdit

  • Agrasánchez Jr., Rogelio (2001). Bellezas del cine mexicano/Beauties of Mexican Cinema. Archivo Fílmico Agrasánchez. ISBN 968-5077-11-8.

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