Knowledge Identifier: +Katy_Jurado
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1924.
Countries: United States (44%), Italy (20%), Philippines (12%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company
Jurado moved with her family to Mexico City in 1927 and studied journalism
In 1948, her performance in "Nosotros los pobres", opposite the well-known Mexican actor Pedro Infante, brought her fame
However, Boetticher, who was a professional bullfighter, cast Jurado in his 1951 film "Bullfighter and the Lady", opposite Gilbert Roland as the wife of an aging matador
In 1953 she starred in Luis Buñuel's box-office success "El Bruto", for which she received an Ariel award
On the set of "The Badlanders" , Jurado met her costar Ernest Borgnine, who became her second husband on December 31, 1959
In 1966, she played the mother of George Maharis in "A Covenant with Death"
After her suicide attempt in 1968, she moved back to Mexico permanently, though she continued to appear in American films as a character actress
In 1976, she acted in the movie "Captain Pantoja and the Special Service" , directed by Mario Vargas Llosa, author of the novel
In 1984, she acted in the Mexican-American production "Under the Volcano", directed by John Huston
Ernest Borgnine - Katy Jurado's death in 2002 drew Borgnine & Conway much closer, as Tim had heard so much of the actress's death