Estelita Rodriguez
Date of Birth
Jul 02, 1928
Birth Place:
Guanajay, Cuba


Combustible Cuban entertainer Estelita Rodriguez made her American film bow in 1945. After a few years' worth of supporting roles and specialties in the studio's B-Western product, she was promoted to her own starring series, which Republic hoped would match the popularity of 20th Century Fox's Carmen Miranda films. Heading vehicles bearing such titles as Cuban Fireball, Rodriguez -- billed simply...