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Lupe Ontiveros

Actress

Born - 17 September 1942, El Paso, Texas, USA
Died - 26 July 2012

Diminutive, ebullient, fair-haired character actress with broad smile who reckoned to have played more than 100 Mexican/Puerto Rican maids and housekeepers in films and plays. After Broadway experience, she began acting in TV series in the mid 1970s and she was soon donning her apron and duster in films: The World's Great Lover (1977), California Suite (1978), The Big Fix (1978), Cheech and Chong's Next Movie (1980), The Border (1982), El Norte (1983), The Goonies (1985), Born in East LA (1987), A Show of Force (1990), Universal Soldier (1992), My Family (1995), Selena (1997), As Good As It Gets (1997), Chuck & Buck (2000), Real Women Have Curves (2002), Dark Mirror (2007), Days of Wrath (2008), Our Family Wedding (2010) and On the Run (2012), her last. She died from cancer of the liver.