Monday, May 3, 2010
Dolores 1st husband Jaime Martinez Del Rio.
Dolores studied dancing at a French college in Mexico City. She admired the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. While performing as a dancer for the rich Mexicans, she met Jaime Martinez del Rio, from one of Mexico's most important families. They fell in love although he was 18 years older. In 1921, at the age of 16, she married him. The couple spent three years in Europe. In 1924, they returned to del Rio's ranch in Durango. The couple moved to Mexico City. Dolores del Río was discovered by movie producer Edwin Carewe. Carewe sent them both to Hollywood, she as an actress and he as a screenwriter.