Isela Vega

Isela Vega Durazo (born November 5, 1939) is a Mexican actress,[1] singer-songwriter,[2] producer, screenwriter, and director.

Isela Vega
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Vega in 2017
Born (1939-11-05) November 5, 1939 (age 81)
Partner(s)Alberto Vázquez, Jorge Luke


In 1957, she was chosen "Princess of the Carnival" in Hermosillo. Shortly afterwards, she began modeling. In 1960, she began her acting career, which continues to this day. Her most widely known role is that of Elita in Sam Peckinpah's Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia. She also wrote the song, "Bennie's Song", which appears in the film. She was subsequently photographed nude for the July 1974 issue of Playboy magazine.

In the 1980s, Vega made her debut behind the camera by writing, producing and directing a number of films.

She was called to sing the songs "Amanecí en tus brazos" and "El Siete Mares" in the 1986 film Gringo mojado.

Personal lifeEdit

Vega was born and raised in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. She has a son named Arturo with singer Alberto Vázquez, with whom she had a relationship, but never married; and a daughter, Shauna,[3] who is an actress and dancer, from an affair with the actor Jorge Luke.[1]

Filmography as actressEdit

Filmography as writer, director, producerEdit

  • 1980: Navajeros (producer)
  • 1982: Una gallina muy ponedora (producer)
  • 1986: Los amantes del señor de la noche (writer, producer, director)
  • 2018–2019 : ‘’ Like La Leyenda ’’


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