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Burlesque Dancer turned actress Chelo Alonso Bio page photo

Stage Name

Real Name

Chelo Alonso

Isabel Garcia
"The Cuban H-Bomb" | "The New Josephine Baker"

       Started her career in Cuba at the age of 17 and achieved recognition in Cuba for her unique dancing skills, becoming a Burlesque dance star at Cuba's "National Theatre" in Havana. She used her native Latin Rhythms such as the Mambo, the Son etc. and fused them with the classic Bump and Grind Striptease and showgirl routines. Later in the fifties and sixties, she left Cuba for Paris, where she performed and obtained the nickname "The Cuban H-Bomb while working at the Follies' Bergere' in Paris, France and billed as "the new Josephine Baker.

    Later, she would start appearing in European (Italian) films such as "Sign of the Gladiator" and later a few American films like "the Good, The Bad and the Ugly" with Clint Eastwood and Son of Samson. She was well-known for playing femme fatales with fiery tempers and sensual dance scenes. One of her performances in the film "Goliath and the Barbarians" earned Alonso the "Italian Cinema's Female Discovery" award.

   Now retired, Alonso moved to a farm in Siena in Tuscany, Italy and started a cat-breeding business, a four-star hotel in Senese and opened a fattoria, (a small dinning establishment.)

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Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Measurements

Central Lugareno, Cubab.4/10/1937Aldo Pomilia (1961)36"-21"-36"
(1 son: Aldino Pomilia) Black Hair | Thin

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Burlesquen/an/a
Erotic
Latin
Mambo

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

n/aNational Theatre (Havana)Follies Bergere' (Paris)
Italian Cooking Show (Host)

Video Clips (pop-up)

Films

Video Clips (pop-up)

Television

Video Clip not available at this time1959 - Attack of the Moors (Reali de Francia, I)
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1972 - TecheTecheTè
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1959 - Goliath and the Barbarians (Terrore dei barbari, Il) [DVD]Video Clip not available at this time 
Video Clip not available at this time1959 - Guardatele ma non toccateleVideo Clip not available at this time 
Video Clip not available at this time1959 - Pirate and the Slave Girl (Scimitarra del Saraceno, La)Video Clip not available at this time
Video Clip not available at this time1959 - Sign of the Gladiator [VHS]Video Clip not available at this time
Video Clip not available at this time1959 - Terror of the Barbarians [Download]Video Clip not available at this time
Video Clip not available at this time1959 - Tunisi Top SecretVideo Clip not available at this time
Video Clip not available at this time1960 - Gastone (Comedy) [DVD]Video Clip not available at this time
Video Clip not available at this time1960 - Le SignoreVideo Clip not available at this time 
Video Clip not available at this time1960 - Road of the Giants (Strada dei giganti, La)Video Clip not available at this time
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1960 - Son of Samson (Maciste nella valle dei re) [DVD]Video Clip not available at this time
Video Clip not available at this time1960 - Terror of the Red Mask (Terrore della maschera rossa) [DVD]Video Clip not available at this time
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1961 - Atlas Against the Cyclops (Maciste nella terra dei ciclopi) [DVD | Download]Video Clip not available at this time
Video Clip not available at this time1961 - Girl Under the Sheet (Ragazza sotto il lenzuolo, La)

Publications

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1961 - Huns, The (Regina dei tartari, La) as 'Tanya Queen of the Tartars'1959 - Exyu Magazine
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1961 - Morgan the Pirate (Morgan il pirata) [VHS1 | VHS2]1964 - Filmska Svet ( Yugoslav Magazine)
Video Clip not available at this time 1961 - Pirate and the Slave 1991 - People Magazine
Video Clip not available at this time1962 - Desert War (Quattro notti don Alba) 
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1963 - Atlas, In The Land Of The Cyclops [DVD | VHS | Download] 
Video Clip not available at this time1964 - King Solomans Mines (see top of page) 
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1966 - The Good, The Bad and the Ugly [DVD | Download | Blu-Ray]
Video Clip not available at this time1968 - Big Gundown 2 
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1968 - Nest of Vipers 
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1968 - Run Man, Run [DVD]  
Video Clip not available at this time1970 - Night of the Serpent 
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annonces et de nombreux documents d'époque 
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1950's - Chelo Alonso al Musichiere (doing a latin dance) 

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