Knowledge Identifier: +Dolores_del_Rio
In 1921 del Río married Mexican socialite Jaime Martínez del Río, but the marriage came to end in 1928
In 1927, Carewe produced and directed "Resurrection" , based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, which was a box office hit
In 1928, Dolores met Cedric Gibbons, one of the original Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences members and a leading MGM art director and production designer, who supervised the design of the Academy award's Oscar trophy by printing the design on a scroll
Mary Pickford - On March 29, 1928, a radio show was broadcast from Pickford's bungalow, featuring Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Chaplin, Norma Talmadge, Gloria Swanson, John Barrymore, D.W. Griffith and Dolores del Rio, among others, to speak on the "The Dodge Brothers Hour" to prove they could meet the challenge of talking movies
Norma Talmadge - On March 29, 1929, at the bungalow of Mary Pickford, United Artists brought together Talmadge, Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Chaplin, Gloria Swanson, John Barrymore, Dolores del Río and D.W. Griffith to speak on the radio show "The Dodge Brothers Hour" to prove that Griffith could meet the challenge of talking movies
She scored a new success with the film "Bird of Paradise" in 1932, directed by King Vidor
Orson Welles - Since 1932, Welles had fallen in love with the older Mexican actress, Dolores del Río.
Fred Astaire - On his return to RKO, he got fifth billing after fourth billed Ginger Rogers in the 1933 Dolores del Río vehicle Flying Down to Rio. In a review, Variety magazine attributed its massive success to Astaire's presence: "The main point of Flying Down to Rio is the screen promise of Fred Astaire .
In 1938 Dolores meets and falls in love with Orson Welles, which added to the crisis affecting the couple, took the actress to seek a divorce, same that took shape in 1940
In the middle of the decline that she experienced in her career, in 1939 Dolores met the actor and director Orson Welles
At the beginning of 1942 del Río began work on "Journey into Fear" with Norman Foster as director and Welles as producer
Del Río returned to México in 1943, and Welles married Rita Hayworth shortly after
Dolores worked in Argentina in 1947, in a film version of Oscar Wilde's "Lady Windermere's Fan"
In 1949, Dolores met the American millionaire adventurer and theater producer Lewis A. Riley in Acapulco
In 1954 Rebecca Welles, the daughter of Welles and Hayworth, traveled to Mexico with the intention to meet Dolores
Del Río's debut on the Mexican stage was in "Lady Windermere's Fan" in 1958
After ten years together, Dolores and Riley were married in New York in 1959
In Mexico she filmed only two films in the decade of the 1960's: "El pecado de una madre" and "Casa de Mujeres"
The death of her mother in 1961 forced her to cancel the Spanish movie "Muerte en el otoño", directed by Juan Antonio Bardem
Crawford said on a visit to Mexico in 1963: "Dolores became, and remains, as one of the most beautiful stars in the world"
But in 1966 she retuned to Spain and filmed the movie "La dama del alba"
During the 1970s, was formed "Rosa Mexicano" , one of the most momentous groups in the history of the National Association of Actors of Mexico
She was interpreted by the actress Lucy Cohu in the TV film "RKO 281" in 1999
In 2005, on the centenary of her birth, her remains were moved to the "Rotonda de las Personas Ilustres" in Mexico City
On August 3, 2017, the 113th anniversary of her birth, & Google released a Google Doodle honoring Del Río