Date of Birth:
20 April 1926
Elena Verdugo played in 4 movies in the Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Music, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Family genres.
Elena Verdugo got succeed with average imdb rating 6.7.
Mother of actor/director Richard Marion.
Briefly in films as a child, she was stereotyped early in her career as an ethnic dancer, playing harem beauties, island girls, senoritas, and Indian maidens.
Sang briefly with Xavier Cugat's band in the early 40s and recorded the song "Tico-Tico." *
Universal Studios, who hired her quite frequently, would not sign her to a studio contact because she refused their request that she lose weight.
When she married writer Charles R. Marion in 1946, actor Jack Oakie served as best man.
... Read more