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Charo

Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Molina Baeza (born January 15, 1942), better known by the Latin American and Hollywood show business as Charo, is a singer, dancer, comedian, actress and classical guitar player who was born in Murcia.

When Charo was young, she was discovered by famous musician Xavier Cugat[?]. They quickly fell in love, and then they got married. But love ran out for the couple and they divorced. Later, she re-married and moved to Hawaii, where she performed at the Outrigger Hotel. Charo waited for her son to grow up to return to Los Angeles to try to re-take her movie career and she participates on Las Vegas shows regularly. She also donates her talents to Jerry Lewis' annual MDA telethon. Her trademark phrase is Cuchi-Cuchi!.

Discography

  • Cuchi-Cuchi (1977)
  • Ole Ole (1978)
  • Mamacita, Donde esta Santa Clause? (My Mother, Where's Santa Claus?, 1978, single)
  • Bailando Con Charo (Dancing With Charo, 1981)
  • Guitar Passion (1994)
  • Blame it on The Macarena (1996)
  • Gusto (Pleasure, 1997)

Her first four albums were made as a member of the Salsoul orchestra[?].

Filmography



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