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Charo is a singer, musician and actress best known for her Latin sassiness, sexy outfits and signature phrase during the 1970s, "Cuchi-cuchi."
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Along with the occasional appearance, Charo continued to perform locally and owned a restaurant aptly named Charo's.
Once their son was older, Charo set out to revive her career. She returned to performing and to her beloved guitar for 1994's Guitar Passion, which did well on the Latin charts. And she attracted a new generation of fans through the VH1 reality show, The Surreal Life, in 2004. While no one has forgotten her humorous stage persona,
she does seem to be taken more seriously as a performer, having received positive reviews for her latest album, Charo and Guitar (2007).
Charo lives in Beverly Hills, California, with her husband.
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