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Is Katy Jurado Dead?
Jul 19, 2002 - 6:17:00 PM


I think I heard that Katy Jurado passed away within the past month. I've seen nothing in the paper and can't seem to find any reference to her passing. Can you help??
Thank you.


Hi Joan,
Yes, she died July 5, 2002 (which was just two weeks ago!). She was 78 years old. She was the only Mexican actress to be nominated for an Oscar (for 1954's "Broken Lance").

Famous Hispanic Actress, Katy Jurado.

If you would like to see a list of her filmography, go here.

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