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Lupe Ontiveros
Birth: Sep. 17, 1942
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 2012
Whittier
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. Ontiveros, who built her career on playing maids, housekeepers and immigrant characters, will best be remembered for portraying the convicted murderer, Yolanda Saldivar in 'Selena' (1997). Her first TV appearance was on an episode of 'Charlie's Angels' in 1976 and went on to appear in such TV shows as 'Alice', 'Eight is Enough', 'Hill Street Blues', 'Punky Brewster', 'Who's the Boss?', 'Veronicas Closet', 'Reba', 'Caroline in the City', 'Rob' and 'Los Americans'. In 2005 she was nominated for an Emmy for her recurring role on 'Desperate Housewives'. Among films she appeared in were 'California Suite' (1978), 'Cheech & Chong's Next Movie' (1980), 'El Norte' (1981), 'Zoot Suit' (1981), 'The Goonies' (1985), 'Born in East L.A.' (1987), 'Blood In Blood Out' (1993), 'As Good As It Gets' (1999), 'Chuck & Buck' (2000), 'Passionada' (2002) and 'Universal Signs' (2008). Ontiveros, who was an activist for such causes as domestic violence prevention and AIDS awareness, died after a battle with liver cancer. (bio by: Louis Mata) 
 
Burial:
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Whittier
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Portal Lawn, lot 812, grave 3
 
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Originally Created by: Louis Mata
Record added: Jul 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94258133
Lupe Ontiveros
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Lupe Ontiveros
Added by: Louis Mata
 
Lupe Ontiveros
Added by: Louis Mata
 
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