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Celia Cruz (I) (1925–2003)

Soundtrack | Actress | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
Carlito's Way (1993) | Amores Perros (2000) | Tower Heist (2011)
AWARDS 
2 wins More »
AKA 
Sonora Matancera con Celia Cruz | Celia Cruz y su coro Mambo
NICKNAMEs  
The Queen of Salsa Music, La Guarachera del Mundo
BORN 
Oct 21, 1925 (died Jul 16, 2003)

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Past Film & Video (38 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ValentinaValentina Performer ("La Negra Tiene Tumbao")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Dirty Cops: Ta Batsonia: A Greek Novel About CrisisDirty Cops: Ta Batsonia: A Greek Novel About Crisis (Video) Performer ("La Vida es un Carnaval")  Less 2014 €250
  • Primary photo for The LiabilityThe Liability Performer ("Cao Cao Mani Picao")  Less 2012 $2MM
  • Primary photo for Dirty Cops-Ta Batsonia: The VengeanceDirty Cops-Ta Batsonia: The Vengeance (Video) Performer ("La Vida es un Carnaval")  Less 2012 €250
  • Primary photo for Tower HeistTower Heist Performer ("Quimbara")  Less 2011 $75MM $78MM / $153MM
  • Primary photo for SugarSugar Performer ("Azucar Negra")  Less 2008 $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Soul PowerSoul Power Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Quimbara")  Less 2008 $207K / —
  • Primary photo for Nothing Like the HolidaysNothing Like the Holidays Performer ("La Medicina Cubana")  Less 2008 $7.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Previous EngagementA Previous Engagement Performer ("Bamboleo", "Cuba Que Lindo Son Tus Paisajes")  Less 2008 CAD 8MM
  • Primary photo for AcaballaoAcaballao Composer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Chasing PapiChasing Papi Performer ("La Negra Tiene Tumbao" (Remix))  Less 2003 $6.1MM / $6.5MM
  • Primary photo for ComandanteComandante Performer ("El Yerbero Moderno")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Antwone FisherAntwone Fisher Performer ("La Vida es un Carnaval" (1998))  Less 2002 $12MM $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for LantanaLantana Performer ("Te Busco" (1993))  Less 2001 $4.5MM / —
  • Primary photo for Amores PerrosAmores Perros Performer ("La vida es un carnaval")  Less 2000 $2MM $5.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Crónica de un desayunoCrónica de un desayuno Performer ("Un Poco Más")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Summer Video JamsSummer Video Jams (Video) Herself, Performer ("Me Estan Hablando Del Cielo")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for L'ennuiL'ennui Performer ("Melao de Cana")  Less 1998 $37K / —
  • Primary photo for ¿De qué se ríen las mujeres?¿De qué se ríen las mujeres? Performer ("Cruz de navajas")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Las damas del swingLas damas del swing (Video) Herself, Performer ("Que Le Den Candela")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Blood and WineBlood and Wine Performer ("Quimbara" (1978))  Less 1996 $22MM $1.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Eye for an EyeEye for an Eye Performer ("Burunbanga")  Less 1996 $20MM $27MM / $53MM
  • Primary photo for Blue in the FaceBlue in the Face Performer ("Yemaya")  Less 1995 $2MM $1.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Perez FamilyThe Perez Family Luz Pat  Less 1995 $11MM $2.8MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Cowboy WayThe Cowboy Way Performer ("Sazon", "Ochun Con Chango")  Less 1994 $35MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for A Million to JuanA Million to Juan Performer ("AZUCAR NEGRA")  Less 1994 $1.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Carlito's WayCarlito's Way Performer ("Vieja Luna")  Less 1993 $30MM $37MM / $64MM
  • Primary photo for The Mambo KingsThe Mambo Kings Evalina Montoya, Performer ("Melao De Cana", "La Dicha Mia", "Guantanamera")  Less 1992 $16MM $6.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fires WithinFires Within Herself, Performer ("Pun Pun Catafu", "Quimbara", "Bambaraka Tunga")  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for One Good CopOne Good Cop Performer ("Quimbara")  Less 1991 $4MM $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sing Yourself Silly!Sing Yourself Silly! (Video) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Put Down the Duckie" (1986)) (uncredited)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for SalsaSalsa Herself, Performer ("Son Matamoros")  Less 1988 $8.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for The BelieversThe Believers Performer ("Toro Mata")  Less 1987 $19MM / —
  • Primary photo for Something WildSomething Wild Performer ("Loco de Amor")  Less 1986 $8.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Rosebud Beach HotelThe Rosebud Beach Hotel Performer ("Come Down to Miami")  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Amorcito corazónAmorcito corazón Cantante  Less 1961
  • Primary photo for Affair in HavanaAffair in Havana Singer  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for ¡Olé... Cuba!¡Olé... Cuba! Herself (as Sonora Matancera con Celia Cruz), Performer ("Me voy a Pinar del Río")  Less 1957
Past Television (22 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suenaTu cara me suena (TV Series) Writer ("Que le den candela") ( 1 episode, 2018 )  Less 2018 1
    • Episode #6.15 (Jan 19, 2018) Writer ("Que le den candela")  Less
  • Primary photo for Me lo dices o me lo cantasMe lo dices o me lo cantas (TV Series) Music ("La vida es un Cadaval") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Aug 15, 2017) Music ("La vida es un Cadaval")  Less
  • Primary photo for Tu cara no me suena todavíaTu cara no me suena todavía (TV Series) Writer ("La vida es un carnaval") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Mar 10, 2017) Writer ("La vida es un carnaval")  Less
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suena - ArgentinaTu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 2013–2015 ) , Writer ("Que le den candela") ( 2 episodes, 2014–2015 ) , Writer ("La vida es un carnaval") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013–2015 3
    • Episode #3.1 (Jul 20, 2015) Herself (archive footage), Writer ("Que le den candela")  Less
    • Episode #2.21 (Sep 7, 2014) Herself (archive footage), Writer ("Que le den candela")  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 23, 2013) Herself (archive footage), Writer ("La vida es un carnaval")  Less
  • Primary photo for LookingLooking (TV Series) Writer ("La vida es un carnival") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Looking for Results (Jan 18, 2015) Writer ("La vida es un carnival") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Soundtrack ( 2 episodes, 2014 ) , Writer ("La Vida Es Un Carnival") ( 2 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 2
    • The Finals: Part 1 (Nov 24, 2014) Soundtrack ("La Vida Es Un Carnival"), Writer ("La Vida Es Un Carnival")  Less
    • Week 6: Pitbull Night (Oct 20, 2014) Soundtrack ("La Vida Es Un Carnival"), Writer ("La Vida Es Un Carnival")  Less
  • Primary photo for American Music Awards 2013American Music Awards 2013 (TV Special) Writer ("La Vida es un Carnival")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Funny Show PresentsFunny Show Presents (TV Series) Performer ("La Vida es un Carnaval") ( 2 episodes, 2013 ) , Grateful Acknowledgment ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Performer ("Oye como va") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #8.5 (Jan 30, 2012) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Oye como va")  Less
  • Primary photo for Una noche únicaUna noche única (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Celia's Oye come va")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance CanadaSo You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) Performer ("Rie y Llora") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Quimbara") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Performer ("La Negra Tiene Tumbao") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Performer ("Bemba Colora") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2008–2011 4
    • Top 10 Performance (Aug 22, 2011) Performer ("Bemba Colora")  Less
    • Top 14 (Sep 15, 2009) Performer ("Rie y Llora")  Less
    • Top 10 (Nov 12, 2008) Performer ("Quimbara")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Memòries de la teleMemòries de la tele (TV Series) Herself ( 4 episodes, 2007–2010 ) , Performer ("Yo viviré") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Bamboleo") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Performer ("Oriza") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Cruz de navajas") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007–2010 4
    • Episode #5.2 (Sep 29, 2010) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Yo viviré")  Less
    • Episode #3.30 (Jun 6, 2009) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Oriza")  Less
    • Episode #2.9 (Nov 17, 2007) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Cruz de navajas")  Less
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  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Performer ("Quimbara") ( 2 episodes, 2009–2010 ) , Performer ("Rie y Llora") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Performer ("Gotta Get Down (La Negra Tiene Tumbao) [Spanglish Remix]") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Performer ("La Guarachera") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Performer ("Oye Como Va (Latin/Trance Mix)") ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Performer ("Celia y Tito") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2006–2010 7
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  • Primary photo for Gabriel Iglesias: Hot and FluffyGabriel Iglesias: Hot and Fluffy (TV Special) Performer ("Rie Y Llora") (uncredited), Writer ("Rie Y Llora") (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Los SánchezLos Sánchez (TV Series) Performer ("Ríe y llora") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Los Sánchez (Sep 20, 2004) Performer ("Ríe y llora")  Less
  • Primary photo for Son amoresSon amores (TV Series) Performer ("Yo viviré") ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
    • Episode #1.134 (Aug 1, 2002) Performer ("Yo viviré") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for NeighboursNeighbours (TV Series) Soundtrack  Less 1999–2001
  • Primary photo for Gloria Estefan's Caribbean Soul: The Atlantis ConcertGloria Estefan's Caribbean Soul: The Atlantis Concert (TV Special) Herself, Performer ("Tres Gotas De Agua Bendita")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for El alma no tiene colorEl alma no tiene color (TV Series) Macaria ( 3 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 3
  • Primary photo for ValentinaValentina (TV Series) Lecumé ( 3 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 3
  • Primary photo for Sesame Street, SpecialSesame Street, Special (TV Special) Herself (segment "Put Down the Duckie"), Performer ("Put Down the Duckie")  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Premier OrfeonPremier Orfeon (TV Series) Actress ( 3 episodes, 1964 )  Less 1964 3
Self (79 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Felicidades: Navidad 2015Felicidades: Navidad 2015 (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2015 ARS 50K
  • Primary photo for The Latin Explosion: A New AmericaThe Latin Explosion: A New America (TV Movie) Herself - Musician (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Tu cara me suena - ArgentinaTu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 2013–2015 )  Less 2013–2015
    • Episode #3.1 (Jul 20, 2015) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #2.21 (Sep 7, 2014) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 23, 2013) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Banda sonoraBanda sonora (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
    • Episode #8.5 (Jan 30, 2012) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hispanic Youth Showcase 25th AnniversaryHispanic Youth Showcase 25th Anniversary (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Memòries de la teleMemòries de la tele (TV Series) Herself ( 6 episodes, 2007–2010 )  Less 2007–2010
    • Episode #5.2 (Sep 29, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #3.30 (Jun 6, 2009) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #3.12 (Dec 27, 2008) Herself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A polos 25A polos 25 (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010
    • Episode #1.25 (May 28, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.14 (Mar 8, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for ¡Feliz 2010! Cuéntame¡Feliz 2010! Cuéntame (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hispanic Youth Showcase 2009Hispanic Youth Showcase 2009 (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Hispanic Youth Showcase 2008Hispanic Youth Showcase 2008 (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Celia: The QueenCelia: The Queen Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008 $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for La tele de tu vidaLa tele de tu vida (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode #1.19 (May 18, 2007) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cómo conseguir un papel en HollywoodCómo conseguir un papel en Hollywood (TV Movie) Evalina Montoya (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.3 (Sep 28, 2006) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mega Especiales: Celia CruzMega Especiales: Celia Cruz (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for La tierra de las 1000 músicasLa tierra de las 1000 músicas (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
    • Lo latino (Jul 16, 2005) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Querida LolaQuerida Lola (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for El show de CristinaEl show de Cristina (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for ¡Despierta América!¡Despierta América! (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Don Francisco presentaDon Francisco presenta (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for De pe a paDe pe a pa (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for FestivalFestival (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 1972 )  Less 1972
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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