Mimí Derba

María Herminia Pérez de León (July 9, 1893 – July 14, 1953[1]), also known as Mimí Derba, was a Mexican actress and screenwriter, and the first female director in Mexico. Derba founded one of the first Mexican production companies, Azteca Films. She had a successful career in vaudeville before entering films.

Mimí Derba
María Herminia Pérez de León

(1893-07-09)9 July 1893
Mexico City, Mexico
Died14 July 1953(1953-07-14) (aged 60)
Mexico City, Mexico
OccupationActress, film producer, film director, screenwriter

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  1. ^ "Mimí Derba". Cine Mexicano. Archived from the original on 18 May 2011. Retrieved 27 February 2011.

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