Estelita Rodriguez

About Estelita Rodriguez

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: July 02, 1928
Birth Place:  Guanajay, Cuba, Cuba
Died On: March 12, 1966(1966-03-12) (aged 37)\nVan Nuys, Los Angeles, California
Birth Sign: Leo
Occupation: Actress
Spouse(s): Chu-Chu Martinez (1 child) Grant Withers Ismael Alfonso Halfss Ricardo A. Pego

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Estelita Rodriguez was born on July 02, 1928 in  Guanajay, Cuba, Cuba, is Actress, Soundtrack. Estelita Rodriguez was born on July 2, 1928 in Guanajay, Cuba. She was an actress, known for Rio Bravo (1959), Cuban Fireball (1951) and Sunset in the West (1950). She was married to Dr. Ricardo A. Pego, Ismael Alfonso Halfss, aka Henry Half, Grant Withers and Chu Chu Martinez. She died on March 12, 1966 in Van Nuys, California, USA.
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Rodriguez's career began in 1942 when she won a contract with MGM at the age of 14. She continued to go to MGM school in preparation to make a movie. However, MGM dropped her at the last minute, and Rodriguez traveled back to New York until 1945 when she signed a 5-picture deal with Republic.


During the days of her early career, Rodriguez married Mexican singer Chu-Chu Martinez; the date of their marriage is unknown. They had one child together, Nina (born 1946) and divorced in 1947. In January 1953, Rodriguez married actor Grant Withers; they divorced in 1955. Her third marriage was to Ismael Alfonso Halfss in 1956; they divorced in 1960. Her fourth and final marriage was to Dr. Ricardo A. Pego in 1961. They remained married until her death.


Her first movie was Along the Navajo Trail. Although it made her career take a better turn, Rodriguez did not enjoy making the movie, reportedly saying "Everyone treats me like a kid. I am a mother." Soon after this, she starred with western favorites Roy Rogers and Dale Evans in Twilight in the Sierras in 1950 and In Old Amarillo with Rogers. She concluded her career with Republic in 1952, and her last film was 1966's Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter. In 1959, she appeared in Rio Bravo.


On March 12, 1966, Estelita Pego was found dead on the kitchen floor of her North Hollywood/Van Nuys, California, home, at age 37. The cause of death was not made public. She is interred at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, California.