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Raquel Welch

Jo Raquel Welch is an American actress.

Welch was born Jo Raquel Tejada in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children and the daughter of Josephine Sarah (nee Hall) and Armando Carlos Tejada Urquizo. Raquel Welch Biography (1940-). Film Reference.com. Her father, an aeronautical engineer, emigrated from La Paz, Bolivia; her mother was American, the daughter of architect Emery Stanford Hall (1869-1939) and wife Clara Louise Adams.

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 and Bob Biloe.

Related websites

Raquel Welch Biography (1940-).

"Becoming Raquel"


Celebrity Fans

Bob Hope 1967 show in Vietnam, Raquel Welch at 21:21

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