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Actress Raquel Welch was launched as a cinematic sex symbol in One Million Years BC (1966) and continues to be regarded as one of the world's great beauties.
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Actress Raquel Welch worked as a model, waitress, and television weather-girl before making her film debut in 1964. Launched as a sex symbol after her scantily clad appearance in One Million Years BC, she was rarely challenged by later roles. Her later feature films include Legally Blonde and Forget About It. She continues to be regarded as one of the world's great beauties.
Actress, born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She entered beauty contests as a teenager, and worked as a model, waitress, and television weather-girl before making her film debut in 1964. Launched as a sex symbol after her scantily clad appearance in One Million Years BC (1966), she was rarely challenged by later roles, though for her role in The Three Musketeers (1973) she received a Best Actress Golden Globe Award. During the 1980s she appeared in a number of television series, and her later feature films include Legally Blonde (2001) and Forget About It (2005). She continues to be regarded as one of the world's great beauties, and her career has included nightclub entertaining, the Broadway musical Woman of the Year (1982), and the publication of a Total Beauty and Fitness Programme (1984).
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