Mirtha Legrand

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Mirtha Legrand
Mirtha Legrand in 2013
Rosa María Juana Martínez Suárez

(1927-02-23) 23 February 1927 (age 96)
Other namesChiquita, Chiqui
OccupationActress, presenter
Years active1940–present
  • Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand (1968–present)
  • La Dueña (2012)
Spouse(s)Daniel Tinayre (1946–1994)
  • Daniel Andrés Tinayre
  • Marcela Tinayre

Rosa María Juana Martínez Suárez (born 23 February 1927), known by her stage name Mirtha Legrand is an Argentine actress and television presenter. She is the twin sister of Silvia Legrand. She is known for her roles in Educating Niní and in Los martes, orquídeas (1941).[1]

With a 72-year career, Legrand is one of the most popular entertainment figures in Argentina.[2] Despite having appeared in 36 movies and twelve theatrical performances, Legrand is best known for her television programmes.

Her brother was movie director José A. Martínez Suárez.

References[change | change source]

  1. Zucchi, Marina (23 February 2017). "Mirtha Legrand cumple 90 años: todo nació con una orquídea" [Mirtha Legrand celebrates her 90th birthday: everything was born with an orchid]. Clarín (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 18 March 2017.
  2. Mirtha Legrand: 40 y una Vida en Televisión. Corregidor S.A.I.C.I. Y E., Ediciones. ISBN 9789500517843.

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