Lupe Ontiveros

Lupe Ontiveros

Active - 1977 - 2014  |   Birth - Sep 17, 1942  |   Death - Jul 26, 2012  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Romance | Subgenres - Comedy Drama, LGBT-Related Film, Neo-Noir, Romantic Comedy, Biographical Film

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Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros was an American actress best known for portraying Yolanda Saldívar in the film Selena. She acted in numerous films and television shows, often playing a maid or, near the end of her career, an all-knowing grandmother. She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on Desperate Housewives and received critical acclaim for her role in Chuck & Buck, for which she won the National Board of Review award for Best Supporting Actress, and was also nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.

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