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Carmen Zapata


Born - 15 July 1927, New York City, USA
Died - 5 January 2014

Raven-haired, flashing-eyed character player of Mexican-American heritage, a multi-talent who also turned her hand to teaching and lecturing on drama in her later days. She began as a singer in the chorus of Broadway musicals in post-war years (sometimes billed as Marge Cameron), and it was some time before she found her way into films: Hail, Hero! (1969), Portnoy's Complaint (1971), Bad Charleston Charlie (1973), W (1974), I Will...I Will...For Now (1976), Rabbit Test (1978), There Goes the Bride (1980), Vultures (1987), Sister Act (1992), Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), The Assassin (1993), Death in Granada (1996), The Egg Plant Lady (2000) and Sleepytime Gal (2001), her last. She died from a heart condition.