Amapola Del Vando
Amapola Del Vando appeared in many Hollywood films between the 1930s and late 1960s. A native of Spain, she immigrated to California at age nine and started out working in local theaters during the late '20s. After appearing in a few films during the early '30s, Del Vando also began working for Central Casting where she was instrumental in promoting Latino actors. Later she became a technical adviser and specialist in Latin American music for the major studios. During the 1950s Del Vando appeared in a few television shows ranging from I Love Lucy to Fiesta Kitchen.