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Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch

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First Name
Jo

Last Name
Welch

Birthday
1940-09-05

Height
66

Build
Voluptuous

Eye Color
Brown - Dark

Hair Color
Brown - Light

Birthplace
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Zodiac Sign
Virgo

Ethnicity
Hispanic

Religion
Roman Catholic

Claim to Fame
Fantastic Voyage (1966), international sex symbol

Nationality
American

Gender
Female

Adsafe
1

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack

Has Detailed Data (New)
1

Profile Bio Text
Jo Raquel Tejada best known by her stage name Raquel Welch, is an American actress who reached fame during the 1960s as one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood. Welch was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children born to Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo and Josephine Sarah Hall. Her father, who immigrated from La Paz, Bolivia, was an aerospace engineer of Castilian Spanish descent; her mother was an Irish-American In 1942, Armando Tejada was transferred to San Diego, California. The family moved to the suburb of La Jolla, where Welch grew up. She took dancing lessons as a child, and was winning beauty pageants by the time she was a teenager. Among her titles were "Miss Photogenic," "Miss La Jolla," "Miss Contour," and "Miss San Diego." In 1957, she was named "Miss Fairest of the Fair" at the San Diego County Fair. After attending La Jolla High School, she entered San Diego State College on a theater arts scholarship. The following year she married a high school sweetheart, James Welch. In 1959, Welch played the title role in the famous Ramona Pageant, a yearly outdoor play at Hemet, California, which is based on the novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson. Raquel Welch as Loana in One Million Years B.C. (1966)She became a weather forecaster at KFMB, a local San Diego television station. Because of her heavy schedule, she decided to leave college. Her marriage broke up and she moved with her two children to Dallas, Texas, where she modeled for Neiman Marcus and worked as a cocktail hostess, intending to move on to New York City from there. Instead, Welch moved back to California. She found a place in Los Angeles and started making the rounds of the movie studios. She was cast in bit parts in two films and in the television shows Bewitched, McHale`s Navy, The Hollywood Palace, and The Virginian. She auditioned for the part of "Mary Ann" on Gilligan`s Island but lost out to Dawn Wells.[citation needed] Welch`s first featured role was in A Swingin` Summer, which led to a contract with 20th Century Fox. She was then cast in the Sci-fi hit Fantastic Voyage (1966), which finally made her a star. On loan out to Hammer Studios in Britain, Welch starred in the remake of One Million Years B.C.. After her appearance as Lust incarnate in the hitBedazzled, she returned to the United States and appeared in a Western with James Stewart and Dean Martin titled Bandolero!, which was followed by Lady in Cement with Frank Sinatra. Myra Breckinridge (1970)Welch`s first real starring role was in Myra Breckinridge with Mae West. She took the role as the film`s transsexual heroine in an attempt to be taken seriously as an actress, but the movie turned out to be a dismal failure. Welch became one of the leading sex symbols of the 1960s and 1970s. Her most memorable publicity still, where she was clad in a furry animal-skin bikini for One Million Years B.C., became a bestselling poster. Playboy called her the "Most Desired Woman" of the 1970s. Despite her iconic sex symbol status and having appeared in numerous films and magazine layouts, including Playboy, Welch has never appeared or posed nude. Welch was due to star in the 1982 adaptation of Cannery Row, but was fired by the producers only a few days into production (allegedly, she was taking too long to get ready each day). She was replaced with Debra Winger. Welch successfully sued, collecting a multi-million dollar award, but this effectively ended her film acting career until the mid-1990s. Her television appearances include the series The Hollywood Palace, the made for TV movies The Legend of Walks Far Woman and Right to Die, in which she turned in a stirring performance as a woman with Lou Gehrig`s disease, and in the PBS series American Family, about a Mexican American family in East Los Angeles. She has also appeared in the night time soap opera Central Park West and made infomercials and exercise videos. While she never appeared on the show, her name was frequently used as an all-purpose answer on the game show Match Game. In 1987, she flirted with a pop singing career, releasing the dance single This Girl`s Back In Town. Playboy, December 1979She has also performed in a nightclub act in Las Vegas and has starred on Broadway in Woman of the Year and in Victor/Victoria, replacing Julie Andrews. In a 1997 episode of the comedy series Seinfeld entitled "The Summer of George" Welch played a highly temperamental version of herself, assaulting series stars Kramer and Elaine, the former because he fired her from an acting job and the latter because Welch mistakenly thought that Elaine was mocking her. On July 18, 2007 Liz Smith reported that Welch has been invited to play Eva Longoria`s sexy aunt on Desperate Housewives.

High School
La Jolla High School, La Jolla, CA

University
San Diego State College

Full Name at Birth
Jo Raquel Tejada

Page Display = 2 (Legacy)
1

Bust (inches)
37

Waist (inches)
25

Hips (inches)
36

Cup Size
D

Count - Awards
9

Father
Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo (immigrated from La Paz, Bolivia)

Mother
Josephine Sarah Hall (Anglo-American)

Favorite Colors
Red, Black

Age
73

Brother
James

Sister
Gayle

Family Member
Tahnee Welch (daughter) (actress)

Weight
119

Family Member
Damon Welch (son)

Wikipedia Text

Raquel Welch (born Jo Raquel Tejada; September 5, 1940) is an American actress. She first won attention for her role in Fantastic Voyage (1966), after which she won a contract with 20th Century-Fox. They loaned her to a British studio where she made One Million Years B.C. (1966). Although she had only three lines in the film, the doe-skin bikini she wore became a best-selling poster that turned her into an iconic sex symbol and catapulted her to stardom. She later starred in notable films like Bedazzled (1967), Bandolero! (1968), 100 Rifles (1969), and Myra Breckinridge (1970). She made several television variety specials. Welch is, as of 2013, a spokesperson for Foster Grant.


Film Role
Producer

Occupation Text
Former actress

Favorite Places
Chicago, San Diego, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, London

Favorite Colors
White, Grey, Blue, Brown

Favorite Accessories
Jewellery

Has Detailed Data (105)
1

Has Videos
1

Middle Name
Raquel

Maiden Name
Tejada

Distinctive Feature
Beautiful and voluptuous body, Auburn hair

Clothes Size
4

Shoe Size
8

Favorite Places
China

Favorite Colors
Pink

Favorite Accessories
Heels

Official Websites
www.facebook.com/TheRealRaquelWelch

Year(s) Active
1964–present

Has Detailed Data (76)
1

Music Profile Complete
1

Dating Status
Single

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Posted by abdul bashir

Posted 4 years ago

life will retirer all of us one day but do u know where ur going (life consultant) i'am the way the khalifah
Posted by IAIN SWINDELL

Posted 5 years ago

HI NAMES IAIN WE WAS IN CYPRUS ITS A LONG WAY FOR THER SEE YOU MADE IT RAQUEL DID YOU GET THAT MOLLTIN BIKE ? PS ITS A HARD DAYS NIGHT
Posted by Everett Chavez

Posted 5 years ago

I have had a crush on Miss Welch for the past 45 yrs.I have tried to invite her to a few of our LULAC Festivities,but she was too busy.I would some day like to meet Raquel before I pass on or to get an Autograph I live in westminster Co

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