María del Rosario López Piñuelas was born on October 28, 1943 in Salamanca, Castilla y León, Spain. After having studied philosophy and psychology Maria went to the "Escuela Oficial de Cinematografia de Madrid" and studied interpretation. Known professionally as Charo López, the first part of her filmography was mainly made by young directors until she was discovered by Gonzalo Suárez for "Diatrambo” (1967) with whom she worked again once in a while after that. In Spain she became famous for the television series "Gozos y las Sombras, Los" (1981) as "Morena Alba".
López has appeared in over 95 film and television appearances since her first TV appearance in “Los encuentros” (1967) until her most recent appearance in “Contra el cristal” (2012) among her films were three Euro-westerns: “Dead Men Ride” (1970) as Jessica, “The Bandit Malpelo” (1971) as Lupe and “Eh? Who’s Afraid of Zorro” (1975) as Rosita Florenda.
Today we celebrate Charo López’s 70th birthday.
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