Biography of Marisol (1948-VVVV)

Actress and Spanish singer born in Malaga on February 4, 1948, whose real name is Josefa González Flores. It was the Spanish 'nina-prodigio' most internationally. At age 11 Manuel J. Goyanes discovered during a performance televised in which the girl sang and danced, and became famous in the film with Luis Lucia in movies as a ray of light (1960) or Tómbola (1962). In these films the small Marisol (adopted this stage name by the name of the character who played) played the character of sweet, happy and tender girl who sweetened the lives of others with songs and several faces. This new child star triumphed beyond Spanish borders, with absolute success in Latin America, Russia or Japan, to give three examples.

Marisol reef, however, is turning with the maturity of the actress. Attempted to adapt the scripts to the advancement of his age, and in the 1970s starred in some films cut more or less erotic. The actress, already with the name of Pepa Flores, involved increasingly more sparsely, until he/she decided to retire, intelligently, in the late 1970s. Since it only intervenes in projects related to his personality or ideology (militant left-wing is), as the case of Mariana Pineda (1984) TV series. In 1985, after the failure of Caso cerrado (1985), he/she retired definitely cinema and public life.

Some of his films are: Marisol, heading to Rio (1963), the new Cinderella (1964), get me that girl (1964), caper (1965), the four weddings of Marisol (1967), blood (1981) wedding, and Carmen (1983).

His career as a singer extends from 1960 to 1983. In 1960 and 1962, he/she recorded for Montilla and between 1963 and 1983, for Sapphire. Their most successful record was the LP speak to me of the Sea (1976). He/She has sung songs of Joan Manuel Serrat, Augusto Algueró, Juan Pardo, Los Brincos, Manuel Alejandro, García Lorca and Luis Eduardo Aute, among others.


1960: A ray of light. 1961: Has become an angel. 1962: Tombola. 1963: Marisol towards River. 1964: The new Cinderella; The history of welcome; Get me that girl or bride and groom Marisol. 1965: It cabriola. 1967: Four weddings of Marisol. 1968: Alone the two. 1969: Carola's day, Carola at night; The cab of the conflicts; Urtain, King of the jungle. 1972: The corruption of Chris Miller. 1973: The girl in the Red Mill. 1975: The power of desire. 1978: The days of the past. 1981: Blood wedding. 1983: Carmen. 1985: Case closed.


Steadily (1960, a ray of light) Santa Lucia (1960, a ray of light) Italian Nana (1960, a ray of light) Corre, corre, caballito (1960, a ray of light) goodbye to the College (1960, a ray of light) being with you (1961, has become an angel) Bulerias (1961, has become an angel) wave, wave, wave (1961, has become an angel) Tombola (1962 theme main of the Tombola film) the hard of Cádiz (1962(, Tombola) Chiquitina (1962, Tombola) Wolf, lobito (1962, Tombola) a new melody (1962, Tombola) Tony (1963, Marisol is bound for Rio) Bossa Nova junto a ti (1963, Marisol is bound for Rio) Anda jaleo (1964, the new Cinderella) mask (1964 in the new Cinderella) I am satisfied (1964 in the new Cinderella) Moon and Bull (1964-65, get me that girl) Typical Spanish (1964-65)(, Get me that girl) only to you (1964-65, get me that girl) caper (1966, caper) has la Tarara (1967, the four weddings of Marisol) snow (1968, alone the two) wedding (1968, alone the two) happy heart (1968) Mami Panchita (1970) girl (Festival of OTI, 1972) that summer (1972)


TORRES, Augusto M.: Pocket Dictionary of Spanish cinema, Madrid, Espasa Calpe, S.A., 1994.