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us: Acquanetta


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  • Variants

    • us: Burnuacquanetta
    • us: Ross, Acquanetta
    • us: Venezuelan Volcano
    • us: Acquanetta, Burnu
    • us: Burning Fire, Deep Water
    • us: Acquinetta
    • us: Aquanetta
    • us: Davenport, Mildred
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1921-07-17
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2004-08-16
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Cheyenne (Wyo.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Ahwatukee (Phoenix, Ariz.)
    • Gender

        female
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Actresses
    • Sources

      • found: Her The audible silence, 1974.
      • found: AzPhBJB files, Nov. 5, 2008 (Acquanetta; alternate names: Venezuelan Volcano; Burnu Acquanetta; Burning Fire, Deep Water; Acquinetta; Acquanetta Ross; b. July 17, 1921, Wyoming; d. Aug. 16, 2004; model, film actress; Arapaho/Cherokee Indian parentage)
      • found: Grapefruit Moon Gallery website, May 21, 2012 (Aquanetta; portrait of Henry Clive painting Aquanetta)
      • found: IMDb, viewed May 25, 2016 (Acquanetta; Aquanetta was a B-rated movie actress (born Mildred Davenport) in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1921; she was nicknamed the "Venezualan Volcano" by Universal Studios; she starred in Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946); she also had small parts in Arabian Nights (1942), Jungle Woman (1944), Dead Man's Eyes (1944), Lost Continent (1951) and The Legend of Grizzly Adams (1990); in the 1950s, she moved to Phoenix and married the owner of a local Phoenix car dealership; she achieved local celebrity status with numerous ads for their dealership; she also had her own TV program, "Acqua's Corner", that accompanied the Friday Night Movies; Acquinetta also authored a book in 1974 called "The Audible Silence;" she passed away of Alzheimer's complications in Ahwatukee, Arizona on August 16, 2004)
    • Change Notes

      • 1978-10-03: new
      • 2016-05-26: revised
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