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Mapy Cortes

  • Birth 3 Mar 1910 San Juan, San Juan Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
  • Death 3 Aug 1998 San Juan, San Juan Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
  • Burial Carolina Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
  • Memorial ID 8228734

Actress. Born Maria del Pilar Mercado Cordero in San Juan, Puerto Rico, she was an important entertainer in film and television during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. She made her big screen debut in “Two Woman and Don Juan” (1934), followed by “El gato montes” (1936). A veteran of over thiry-five films, her credits included “Five Secert Minutes of Love” (1941), “Seven Days’ Leave” (1942), “Un besto en la noche” (1945), “The Three Sins” (1966) and “Luna de miel en Puerto Rico” (1969). For Mexican TV, she was a regular on the 1980s series “Pobre juventud” and “Marionetas”. She died of a heart attack at age 88 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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  • Originally Created by: OL
  • Added: 1 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8228734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mapy Cortes (3 Mar 1910–3 Aug 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8228734, citing Puerto Rico Memorial, Carolina Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .