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Maria Conchita Alonso

Born in Cuba, but raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Maria Conchita Alonso was crowned Miss Teenager of the World in 1971 and later as Miss Distrito Federal became the first runner up in the Miss Venezuela 1975 competition placing later that year in the top seven of the Miss World 1975. She became a popular actress in Latin America, working in ten telenovelas (soap operas) and starred in a quartet of Venezuelan films. She was also a popular singer, and has three Grammy nominations. In 1982, she emigrated to the US, and made her Hollywood film debut in 1984 in Paul Mazursky's Moscow on the Hudson (1984), opposite Robin Williams. In 1995 she was playing "Aurora/Spider Woman" in a Broadway production of "Kiss of the Spider Woman", making her the first South American woman to star on the Great White Way.


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Born:
Jun 29, 1957 In Cienfuegos, Cuba
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the series Knight Rider 1982-09-26
Latest Project:
Series RuPaul's Drag Race 2009-02-02

5 wins & 3 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Desperate Housewives
Poster of CSI: Miami
Poster of The Daily Show
Poster of Knight Rider
Filmography
RuPaul's Drag Race Unknown 2009-02-02
Celebrity Ghost Stories Unknown 2008-10-25
Gene Simmons: Family Jewels Unknown 2006-08-07
Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Kingpin Ariela 2 episodes, 2003 2003-02-02
CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
F/X: The Series Unknown 1996-09-09
The Outer Limits Unknown 1995-03-26
Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Knight Rider Unknown 1982-09-26