The niece of actress Mapy Cortés had a brief career as an actress in Mexican films such as Tres lecciones de amor (1959), Señoritas (1959), Misterios de ultratumba ( The dead man returns , 1959), Escuela de verano (1959 ) in the late 1950s ), Dormitorio para señoritas (1960) and Poker de reinas (1960).
After marrying the singer Lucho Gatica in 1960, she largely withdrew from film. Her son Luis Gatica became known as a pop singer. From the end of the 1970s, Cortés took part in several telenovelas ( Yo non pedí vivir , 1977; Marionetas , 1986; Mi pequeña Soledad , 1990).
- University of Md College Park - Mexican Film Performers- Dave Wilt's Skeletal Home Page - "C"
- Mapita Cortés in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Mapita Cortés in the database of Find a Grave (English)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Puerto Rican actress|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4th August 1938|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||San Juan (Puerto Rico)|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 1, 2006|
|Place of death||Mexico city|