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Angélica María Biography

Birth Name:
Angélica María Hartman Ortiz
Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Singer, actor

Fast Facts

  • After her parents divorced, she moved to Mexico with her mother
  • Cut her hair to play a boy in her film debut, Pecado, in 1951
  • Began working in telenovelas at the age of 16, with the series Cartas de amor
  • Released her self-titled debut album in 1962
  • Sat on the judging panel for a Spanish-language children's (ages 8-16) version of The X-Factor
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016