Yolanda Varela

Yolanda Varela was a Mexican actress. Born in Mexico City on 30 March 1930, she started acting at a very early age. She studied ballet in the National Institute of the Performing Arts. Varela was the leading actress in many Mexican films and some Spanish/Mexican co-productions.

Among her more important films were: Dos tipos de cuidado (1953), Llamas Contra el Viento and El Niño y el Muro (1965). She co-starred with such actors as Daniel Gélin, Arturo de Córdova, Jorge Mistral, Manolo Fabregas, Ernesto Alonso, Pedro Vargas, Fernando Soler, Resortes, Clavillazo, German Valdez Tintan Enrique Rambal, Miguel Aceves Mejía, Joaquín Cordero, among others.

Personal life and deathEdit

She met her husband, the film producer Fernando de Fuentes Reyes, while working for him on the movie Lo que le Paso a Sanson. She died on 29 August 2009 of natural causes.[1]



  1. ^ Profile and obituary of Yolanda Varela, oem.com.mx; accessed 18 May 2016.


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

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