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Raquel Welch

Raquel Welch
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Birth Date

September 5, 1940


80 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 6 in | 168 cm

Net Worth

$30 Million

Body Measurements

37-24-36 in | 94-61-91 cm


54 kg | 118 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Raquel Welch was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on September 5, 1940, is an American actress.

Young Raquel Welch started her career in beauty contest, she won "Miss Photogenic", "Miss Contour" and "Miss Maid of California".

She began her acting career in local theater productions in San Diego, California.

She made her big screen debut in drama film A House Is Not a Home (1964) in role as Call Girl.

She got her television debut in variety show The Hollywood Palace (1964-1965) in role as Billboard Girl.

Her breakthrough performance came as Loana in British adventure fantasy film One Million Years B.C. (1966).

New Movies

How to Be a Latin Lover (2017) comedy in role as Celeste Birch, opposite Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek and Kristen Bell

Best Movies

She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Constance Bonacieux in drama action film The Three Musketeers (1973).

Bandolero! (1968) western with James Stewart and Dean Martin

Fantastic Voyage (1966) science fiction in role as Cora Peterson

Lady in Cement (1968) drama with Frank Sinatra

Myra Breckinridge (1970) comedy with Mae West and Farrah Fawcett

100 Rifles (1969) western with Burt Reynolds

The Wild Party (1975) drama comedy in role as Queenie

The Last of Sheila (1973) mystery thriller opposite James Coburn

Bedazzled (1967) comedy romance with Dudley Moore

Mother Jugs & Speed (1976) black comedy with Bill Cosby and Harvey Keitel

Hannie Caulder (1971) Western opposite Christopher Lee and Ernest Borgnine

A Swingin' Summer (1965) comedy in role as Jeri

TV Shows

She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role as Emily Bauer in television movie Right to Die (1987).

She starred in CBS television special Raquel! (1970) and From Raquel with Love (1980).

American Family (2002) PBS series in role as Aunt Dora

Central Park West (1996) soap opera in role as Dianna Brock

Welcome to The Captain (2008) CBS sitcom in role as Charlene Van Ark

She played Aunt Lucia in biographical drama television film House of Versace (2013).

Date My Dad (2017) comedy drama television series in role as Rosa


Graduated from La Jolla High School, La Jolla, California (1957).

Studied at San Diego State College.

Has a younger brother and a younger sister.

Her fur/hide bikini which she wore in film One Million Years B.C. (1966) became best selling poster.

She attended ballet classes.

Featured in Playboy magazine (1979).

Modeled for Neiman-Marcus.

Worked as a weather forecaster at television station KFMB in San Diego.

She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in 1994.

Performed in a nightclub musical in Las Vegas.

She released book and videos "The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program" (1984).

She launched Signature Collection Wigs & Hairpieces in 1998.


She was married to:

Richard Palmer (1999-2003)

André Weinfeld (1980-1990)

Patrick Curtis (1967-1972)

James Welch (1959-1964) they have a son, Damon and a daughter, Tahnee

She dated Nigel Lythgoe (2010-2015), Robert Evans (1976-1977), Alice Cooper (1974-1975) and Steve McQueen (1971).

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