Dolores del Río (born María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete (August 3, 1905 – April 11, 1983), was a Mexican film, television and stage actress. She was a Hollywood star in the 1920s and 1930s, and one of the most important female figures of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s. According to critics and film historians, del Río was considered one of the most beautiful faces that have emerged in the Hollywood cinema. Del Río was the first major Latina cross-over star in Hollywood. With the passage of time, and even after her death, her physical characteristics and her lead role as a pioneer and first Latin American female figure of international success in the cinema, have made her into an object of worship and veneration of the cultural, artistic and cinematographic circles of Mexico and other countries.