Paquita Rico

Francisca Rico Martínez (13 October 1929 – 9 July 2017), better known as Paquita Rico, was a Spanish film actress and singer. She appeared in 30 films between 1948 and 1983. She starred in the film Let's Make the Impossible!, which was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival.

Paquita Rico
Francisca Rico Martínez

(1929-10-13)13 October 1929
Seville, Spain
Died9 July 2017(2017-07-09) (aged 87)
Seville, Spain
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1948–2011
Spouse(s)Juan de la Palma (1960–1965)
Guillermo Arsenio Arocha (1968–2002)

She died from natural causes on 9 July 2017 at the age of 87.[1]

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1948 A Toast for Manolete Dolores
1949 Rumbo Dulcenombre
1951 María Morena María Morena
1951 La Virgen gitana Carmelilla
1953 The Cheerful Caravan
1954 Malvaloca Malvaloca
1957 Love in Jamaica Olivia de Montana
1958 Let's Make the Impossible! Palmira López
1959 Where Are You Going, Alfonso XII? María de las Mercedes
1961 Savage Guns Franchea
1962 The Balcony of the Moon Pili


  1. ^ EFE (10 July 2017). "Muere la actriz y cantante Paquita Rico a los 87 años". El Mundo (in Spanish). Sevilla: Unidad Editorial. Retrieved 23 November 2019.

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