Passage: Remembering Raquel Welch – CBS Information

Passage: Remembering Raquel Welch – CBS Information

Passage: Remembering Raquel Welch

Passage: Remembering Raquel Welch


She was the essence of favor, intercourse attraction, and Hollywood glamour.  Actress Raquel Welch died Wednesday, after a quick sickness, on the age of 82.

Born in Chicago to a Bolivian-born father and English-American mom, Welch started acting at age seven after the household moved to California.  By 19, she was on tv, reporting the climate at an area TV station.

Her large Hollywood break got here in 1966 with the sci-fi thriller “Fantastic Voyage.” But what assured her fame was the movie “One Million Years B.C.” ceaselessly captured in a basic poster.

Raquel Welch in One Million Years B.C.
Raquel Welch in “One Million Years, B.C.” (1966). 

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Never a darling of the critics, Welch lastly discovered acclaim in 1975, profitable a Golden Globe for her function in “The Three Musketeers.” Which is to not say that Raquel Welch was strictly critical, as when she appeared, as herself, in a basic episode of “Seinfeld.”

In 1998 Playboy Magazine named Raquel Welch the third sexiest feminine star of the twentieth century, together with Marilyn Monroe and Jayne Mansfield.

Actress Raquel Welch, 1968
Actress Raquel Welch in 1968.

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Welch was married and divorced 4 occasions, and final appeared in a film on the age of 77, her legacy lengthy established … a legacy that included her staunch refusal to do nude scenes in any of the greater than 30 movies and 50 TV exhibits she appeared in, throughout her half-century profession.

“Style,” she as soon as mentioned, “has to have substance.”  And Raquel Welch had each.

Raquel Welch in Beverly Hills, California, April 1, 2017. 

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Story produced by Jon Carras. Editor: Ed Givnish. 

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