Known mostly for her portrayal of the evil witch Doctor Alice in the horror film The Exorcist, Raquel Welch has achieved a great number of acting accolades and awards. Raquel Welch has also worked with some well-known directors such as Wes Craven, Terry Gilliam, and Tom Cruise. Raquel Welch has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and she has also received numerous Golden Globes, Emmys, Grammys, and Saturn Awards. She is most well-known for her portrayal of the evil witch Doctor Alice in the classic movie The Exorcist.
Raquel Welch was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in Chicago. Raquel Welch was obsessed as a child with the legends and myths of the American West and as a young girl learned about the life of the late silent film star Merceez Roos. While studying acting at the University of Utah, she discovered that she had an insatiable passion for the theater and after graduating she went to study classical acting at the American Theater Workshop in New York City.
Raquel Welch’s best known roles are the leading roles in the film Exorcist (also starring Ed Harris and regarded as one of the greatest films ever made by Disney), Alice, and Raquel Welch Meets Jack. Raquel Welch’s distinctive hair color has made her a versatile and memorable character actor in more than one Hollywood film. Her distinctive brown eyes have given her the ability to play the characters of different ethnicity and age. Raquel Welch was born in October of 1947 in Chicago, Illinois and as a child lived in segregated housing with little contact with white people.
Raquel Welch is said to be an inspired vegetarian due to her childhood living in segregated neighborhoods. Raquel Welch’s distinctive features have made her an icon in the world of fashion as well as an actress and a member of the National Comedy Association. Raquel Welch’s sex symbol image became a strong part of Raquel Welch’s personality which has allowed her to achieve multiple honors in the fashion industry including induction into the Television Hall of Fame, the Satellite Award of Merit, and the presto!
|Real Name||Jo Raquel Tejada|
|Pet / Nick Name||Yet To Update|
|Sex||Yet To Update|
|Profession||Television Actress, Singer, Comedian, Musician|
Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign
|Raquel Welch Age(Current)||80 years, 9 month, 6 daysold|
|Date Of Birth (DOB)||Thursday, September 05, 1940 (M/D/Y)|
|Star Sign (Nakshatra)||Not Sure|
In 1984 Raquel Welch appeared in the film adaptation of the Tarzan story, The Princess and the Pea. Although not recognized by the Academy, her appearance and acting skills earned her four additional Academy Awards including Best Actress in a Leading Role, for her work in Exorcist. Raquel Welch has also been nominated six times for the Golden Globe Awards including Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Costume Designer, and Best Director for Exorcist. Other accolades that Raquel Welch has achieved include induction into the Television Hall of Fame, the Satellite Awards of Merit, and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Raquel Welch trivia will show that her long career in Hollywood was a culmination of meticulous preparation.
Raquel Welch is now alive and well and residing in California. Raquel Welch’s net worth is unknown but she appears to be maintaining a relatively high standard of living as she ages. Raquel Welch has always maintained an interest in fashion and beauty. She has designed her own clothing lines and continues to work closely with some of the world’s top designers. Raquel Welch trivia will show that her fondness for fine clothing, combined with her decades of successful acting and directing career, have all combined to allow her to reach the level of success she is enjoying today.