Isela Vega

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Isela Vega
Born(1939-11-05) November 5, 1939 (age 72)
Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Spouse(s)Alberto Vázquez
ChildrenArthur
Shauna
 
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Isela Vega
Born(1939-11-05) November 5, 1939 (age 72)
Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Spouse(s)Alberto Vázquez
ChildrenArthur
Shauna

Isela Vega Durazo (born November 5, 1939) is a Mexican actress,[1] and occasional producer, writer, and director.

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Career

In 1957, she was chosen "Princess of the Carnaval" in Hermosillo; shortly afterward she began modeling. In 1960 she began her acting career, which continues to this day. Her most widely-known role is that of Elita in Sam Peckinpah's Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia. She also wrote the song, Bennie's Song, which appears in the film. She was subsequently photographed nude for the July 1974 issue of Playboy magazine.

In the 1980s, Vega made her debut behind the camera by writing, producing and/or directing a number of films.

She was called to sing the songs Amanecí en Tuz Brazos and El Siete Mares in the 1986 film Gringo mojado.

Personal life

Vega was born and raised in Hermosillo, Sonora, of Mexico. She has a son named Arthur with singer Alberto Vazquez, with whom she was married, and a daughter, Shauna, an actress[2], who is an actress and dancer, from an affair with the actor Jorge Luke.[1]

Flmography as actress

Filmography as writer, director, producer

References

  1. ^ a b Televisa Espectaculos (in Spanish)
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0891835/bio

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