Maria Acuña (Acuna)
Maria Teresa Acuña
Maria Acuña was a very talented and successful Spanish dancer who excelled in the Flamenco style of dance. Family members: Eduardo Acuna ( Father), Mrs. Delfina Acuña, Cecy, Lita and Julia Acuña ( Sisters). Maria danced Spanish dances and Flamenco fluently and could be found partnering with Federico Rey.
In the 1942 comedy - musical film 'You were never Lovelier', Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth portrayed a good but inaccurate portrayal based on the original story 'the Gay Senorita' of Maria Acuna and her family.