Leonora Amar

Leonora Amar (1 March 1926 – 2 February 2014) was a Brazilian film actress. In the mid-1940s she moved to Mexico, where she was dubbed by the press as The Brazilian Venus.[1] She played leading roles in a number of films before retiring at the age of twenty seven. Her final film was the 1953 American runaway production swashbuckler Captain Scarlett that was filmed in Mexico.

Leonora Amar
Leonora Amar in Captain Scarlett.jpg
Amar in Captain Scarlett (1953)
Born(1926-03-01)1 March 1926
Died2 February 2014(2014-02-02) (aged 87)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Years active1947–1953
SpouseLuis Aldás

She was married to the Argentine actor and co-star Luis Aldás at one point, although this may have been for publicity purposes.

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  1. ^ Agrasánchez p.84


  • Rogelio Agrasánchez. Beauties of Mexican Cinema. Agrasanchez Film Archive, 2001.

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