Rafaela Aparicio
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1906

Biography

Spanish supporting and character actress Rafaela Aparicio worked with some of her country's best directors on over 100 films. She was born Rafaela Díaz Valiente, the daughter of a merchant ship's pilot in Marbella, Spain. Before making her stage debut at age 23, Aparicio had worked as a teacher. Short of stature, round-bodied, and possessing a screechy voice, she was typically cast as a bright and...