Giménez, Susana (1944–)

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Giménez, Susana (1944–)

The actress and talk show host Susana Giménez is one of the most successful film, television, and stage personalities in Argentina. Born January 29, 1944, she began her career as an advertising model in 1969, when a soap commercial made her instantly famous. She became a star while alternating between a film and television career and theater revues. In 1974 she appeared in the film La Mary with world boxing champion Carlos Monzón, with whom she carried on a passionate romance until 1978. She then starred in several films with the comedian Alberto Olmedo and acted in musical comedies on stage. In 1987 she debuted a television entertainment program, Hola Susana (Hi, Susana), which gained great popularity.

See alsoArgentina: The Twentieth Century; Radio and Television.


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