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Mecha Ortiz (1900–1987)


Mecha Ortiz is a legendary Argentinean actress whose real name was María Mercedes Varela Nimo Domínguez Castro de Ortiz. She was considered the Greta Garbo of the Argentine films and theatre world; born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 24, 1900. Her parents were Vicente Varela Nimo and Josefa Domínguez Castro. She married Julián Ortiz, a ... See full bio »

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Swan Song Flora Jordán
(1945)
Madame Bovary Ema Bovary
(1947)
A Woman of No Importance Raquel Miramar
(1945)

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 2003 Safo
 1981 Los especiales de ATC (TV Series)
 1981 Navidad en el año 2000 (TV Series)
Mercedes Fábregas
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Mercedes Fábregas
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Mercedes Fábregas
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Mercedes Fábregas
 1977 Aventura '77 (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.19 (1977)
- Episode #1.17 (1977)
- Episode #1.18 (1977)
- Episode #1.15 (1977)
- Episode #1.16 (1977)
 1977 Dulce Anastasia (TV Movie)
Grand Russian Duchess
 1977 Invitación a Jamaica (TV Mini-Series)
Victoria
- Episode #1.19 (1977) ... Victoria
- Episode #1.18 (1977) ... Victoria
- Episode #1.17 (1977) ... Victoria
- Episode #1.16 (1977) ... Victoria
- Episode #1.15 (1977) ... Victoria
 1976 La casa de las sombras
Mrs. Randall
 1976 Free for All
Amalia Pradere - Amalia Grande
 1974 Alta comedia (TV Series)
- Mesas separadas (1974)
 1974 Boquitas pintadas
Gitana
 1974 Separate Tables (TV Movie)
Mrs. Meacham
 1972 Rolando Rivas, taxista (TV Series)
Malù (1973)
 1970 Ciclo de teatro argentino (TV Series)
- El organito (1970)
 1970 El organito (TV Series)
Angiulina
 1968 Estrellita, esa pobre campesina (TV Series)
Mercedes de Castro
- Episode #1.29 (1968) ... Mercedes de Castro
- Episode #1.27 (1968) ... Mercedes de Castro
- Episode #1.28 (1968) ... Mercedes de Castro
- Episode #1.25 (1968) ... Mercedes de Castro
- Episode #1.26 (1968) ... Mercedes de Castro
 1966 Las locas del conventillo
Tía Remedios
 1965 Anna Christie (TV Movie)
Marthy
 1965 Show Standard Electric (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1965)
- Episode #1.2 (1965)
- Episode #1.1 (1965)
 1962 Bajo un mismo rostro
Madre Superiora
 1960 La Hora Fate (TV Series)
- Los acosados (1960)
 1960 Los acosados (TV Movie)
 1960 Las furias
Madre
 1960 Elizabeth Is Dead (TV Movie)
Elizabeth I
 1959 La esposa constante (TV Series)
Constanza
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Constanza
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Constanza
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Constanza
 1959 The Four Poster (TV Mini-Series)
Anna - Ella
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Anna - Ella
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Anna - Ella
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Anna - Ella
 1957 La sombra de Safo
Selva Moreno - Safo
 1956 Un tranvía llamado Deseo (TV Movie)
Blanche Dubois
 1956 El mar profundo y azul (TV Movie)
Esther Collins
 1956 Bendita seas
María
 1955 El mal amor
Marcela
 1955 Pájaros de cristal
Irina Galowa
 1954 El abuelo
Lucrecia Vélez
 1952 Dishonor
Inspector-Director
 1951 Mi vida por la tuya
Gloria Rivas
 1951 Cartas de amor
Antonieta Lear
 1950 Sangre en Castilla
Alcaldesa Teresa Marquesa de Pinorrey
 1948 La rubia Mireya
Ana María Peña de Robles - La Rubia Mireya
 1948 María de los Ángeles
Maria de los Angeles Ermocilla y Albarracín
 1947 El precio de una vida
Princesa Fedora Romanov
 1947 Vacations
Estela Arenal
 1947 Madame Bovary
Ema Bovary
 1946 Las tres ratas
Mercedes de la Fuente
 1946 Camino del infierno
Laura Simrok
 1945 Swan Song
Flora Jordán
 1945 A Woman of No Importance
Raquel Miramar
 1943 Safo: A Passion Story
Selva
 1942 Vidas marcadas
Malena
 1942 El gran secreto
Alicia
 1941 Last Refuge
Albareda
 1941 Joven, viuda y estanciera
Elena Ocampo
 1938 Women Who Work
Ana María del Solar
 1938 With Broken Wings
Nelly Rover
 1938 Maestro Levita
Elena Acevedo de Lerena
 1937 Melgarejo
Clotilde Contreras
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Sometimes credits as Mercedes Díaz de Vivar, Mercedes Ortiz (up to From 1932 to 1987) Mecha Ortiz.

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