Lupe Ontiveros

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  • Birth Name: Guadalupe Moreno
  • Birth Place: El Paso, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/17/1942, Virgo
  • Date of Death: 07/26/2012
  • Profession: Actor; AIDS activist
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Desperate Housewives Actress Lupe Ontiveros Dies at 69

Lupe Ontiveros, who starred in Selena and The Goonies and had a recurring role on Desperate Housewives, died of liver cancer Thursday evening, CNN reports. She was 69.read more

Desperate Housewives' Dirty Laundry: Gaby Solis’ Wild Ride

Desperate Housewives wraps its eight-season run on Sunday, May 13 (9/8c on ABC) and what a long, strange trip it's been for the ladies of Wisteria Lane! As we prepare to kiss our favorite harried housewives goodbye, TVGuide.com takes a look back at each of the four protagonist's biggest triumphs, greatest downfalls and all the juicy hookups, makeups and breakups in between.

Check back every day this week for our takes on the other Housewives' wild rides.

Name: Gabrielle Solis Lang Solis
Known For: Very expensive taste in, well, everything; selfishness; telling it like it is
Marriages: Carlos Solis (twice, once divorced), Victor Lang (widowed)
Children: Daughters Juanita (who was switched at birth with...read more

Keck's Exclusives First Look: Desperate Housewives' James Denton Lives Again!

James Denton is proving there's life after death on Wisteria Lane. Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry has invited James, along with a handful of other actors who took their deaths gracefully (ahem), to appear in the May 13 series ender.

"I'm pretty stoked," says the former Mike Delfino. "A lot of great actors will be on that street — Steven Culp [Rex], Roger Bart [George], Richard Burgi [Karl], among others. If you gotta be dead, that's pretty good company." Add Lupe Ontiveros (Mama Solis) to the list, plus at least one more victim who will die in the finale, Marc says.

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Videos

Our Family Wedding: You Towed My Car
El Superstar
Gabriela
Luminarias

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 Rob TV Show Series, Actor - Abuelita
2010 Our Family Wedding Movie, Actor - Mama Cecila
2007 This Christmas Movie, Actor - Rosie
2007 Tortilla Heaven Movie, Actor - Adelfa
2006 2006 ALMA Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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News

Keck's Exclusives: Desperate's Walking Dead

Life-changing events on Desperate Housewives this March inspire one last flashback-filled episode before the series finale in May. This time, look for reappearances from Steven Culp as Bree's dead husband, Rex Van De Kamp, and Rob star Lupe Ontiveros as Carlos' late mama, Juanita Solis — you remember, the one who... read more

Thursday TV in Review: Rotten Rob, Finder, Person of Interest and More

There's a deadly serious competition brewing this calendar year regarding a peculiar sort of bragging right: Who has the worst new comedy of 2012? Is it ABC, with the clumsy drag farce Work It? NBC, with the shrill swill of Are You There, Chelsea? (Fox doesn't enter the fray until this weekend with the launch of the negligible animated ...
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CBS Orders Rob Schneider Comedy for Midseason

CBS has picked up Rob Schneider's family comedy for midseason, TVGuide.com has learned.

In his first prime-time role since NBC's Men Behaving Badly, Schneider stars as... read more

For every drop of refreshing new...

For every drop of refreshing new blood in this year's Emmy field, there's a stubborn residue of tired old blood. The Emmy nominations are an annual rite of frustration in which every positive breakthrough is balanced by an aggravating snub. This year is no different. As expected, last year's instant hits on ABC, Desperate Housewives and Lost, got their due, leading the comedy and drama pack respectively (although Housewives was tied with the academy's longtime, and inexplicable, darling Will & Grace with 15 nominations). But because of the TV academy's regrettable devotion to faded perennials like Will & Grace, The West Wing and Si read more

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