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Delia Magaña
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Born Gudelia Flores Magaña
February 2, 1903
Mexico City, Mexico
Died March 31, 1996
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Actress
Years active 1930–1990

Delia Magaña (February 2, 1903 – March 31, 1996) was a Mexican film and television actress, singer, and dancer. Although she started as a silent film actress, Magaña became best known for her comic supporting roles in her later years. For her 60 years in the film industry, as well as for contributing to the American cinema, Magaña's name and hand print are preserved in the sidewalk outside Mann's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California.

Films[edit]

She made 14 films in the United States and around 240 in her native Mexico. Magaña's first movies were silent films. She later appeared with such film stars as Pedro Infante and Mario Moreno, who went by the screen name of Cantinfias.

Fox Film producer Robert J. Flaherty spotted Magana at the age of twenty. He was in Mexico City working on a motion picture. Among her numerous movies are El Hombre malo (1930), Cascarrabias (1930), Besame mucho (1945), Immaculada (1950), La Nina Popoff (1952), Los chiflados del rock and roll (1957), Satánico pandemonium (1975), Esa mi Raza (1977), and Lagunilla 2 (1983). Her last appearance in films was ¿Y tú... quién eres? (1990).

Miss Magaña was once guest of honor of a fiesta and dance presented by the United Spanish Speaking Societies. It was held in the Leamington Hotel, San Francisco, on October 27, 1946.

Death[edit]

Delia Magaña died of pneumonia in Mexico City on March 31, 1996. She had been admitted sixteen days earlier. She was cremated. Survivors included a niece, Concepción de Teja Magaña.

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  • Daily Northwestern, Hails From Mexico, Friday Evening, March 8, 1929, Page 23.
  • Intelligencer Record, Delia Magana, Mexican Actress, Monday, April 1, 1996, Page A-5.
  • Los Angeles Times, Wave Of Popularity Sweeping Mexican Stars To Top Goes Marching On, January 27, 1929, Page C11.
  • Oakland Tribune, Spanish Groups In Fiesta Sunday, Thursday, October 24, 1946, Page 21.
  • Syracuse Record, Tuesday Evening, November 6, 1928, Page 9.

External links[edit]


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Damián Alcázar, María Félix, Fernando Cassanova y Delia Magaña

Semblanzas.

PREMIO "ARLEQUIN" 1994

EN ESTA ENTREGA EL SR. REYNALDO CORONA PREMIO A LAS SIGUIENTES PERSONALIDADES: IMPERIO VARGAS, PEDRO INFANTE JR., BLANCA SANCHEZ, ARMANDO PALOMO AURORA ...

La Mascara Roja[1962]Delia Magaña

Al morir sus padres Marina y Daniel venden su hacienda y van con su abuelo, donde el capataz atentará contra Daniel y Marina se convertirá en una justiciera ...

Alma Delia Magaña

Nuestro México del Futuro. GNP Centro Cultural Futurama, 15 Diciembre 2011, R3.

Hay Lugar Para Dos,película. Completa.1h.51m. (1948)

David Silva,Fernando Soto (Mantequilla),Olga Jimenez,Delia Magaña,Katy Jurado,Miguel Manzano,Julio Villarreal,Salvador Quiroz,Jorge Mondragon,Armando Arriola...

Cantinflas - El Siete Machos 1950 HD (25ª pelicula)

DjYomartin... "PRONTO TODAS LAS PELICULAS en orden cronològico Y EN HD" http://cantinflasenhd.blogspot.com -----------------------------------------...

Que Viva Tepito[1981]David Reynoso

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nujabes aruarian dance picture is Delia Magaña {FYI: she is like my great great great aunt or grandma or something like that}

Tu Camino y El Mio (1971) Vicente Fernandez Cine Mexicano

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"Vuelven Los Cinco Halcones",2de3 (1962)

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El Sol de San Luis

El Sol de San Luis
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 01:03:45 -0700

Los papás de las cumpleañeras, Delia Magaña Flores y Roberto López Jiménez, fueron los organizadores, cuidaron cada detalle para que todos los invitados, y sobre todo María José y Montserrat, recordaran siempre y con gran cariño esta celebración.

Critica Politica

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:52:30 -0700

Acompañado de funcionarios de la administración central de la UAS, así como de la directora de esta unidad académica, y la maestra en ciencias Delia Magaña Ordorica, entre otros, el doctor Juan Eulogio Guerra Liera explicó que este nuevo inmueble ...
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