Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Cruz worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Affair in Havana" (1957) starring John Cassavetes, "One ... Read more »
Born: 10/21/1925

Filmography

Actor (26)

Soul Power 2009 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Celia the Queen 2007 (Movie)

Herself (archive footage) (Actor)

The 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Celia Cruz and Friends: A Night of Salsa 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

ALMA Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

I Am, From Cuban Son to Salsa 1997 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

New York Undercover 1996 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Ark of the Spirit With Avery Brooks 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Concert of the Americas 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Perez Family 1995 (Movie)

Luz Paz (Actor)

The VIDA Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Performer

All-Star Fiesta at Ford's 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Best of the JVC Newport Jazz Festival 1990-91 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The 4th Annual Desi Awards 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Performer

The Mambo Kings 1992 (Movie)

Evalina Montoya (Actor)

Newport Jazz '90 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

A Latino Session 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Salsa 1988 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Sesame Street, Special 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 30th Annual Grammy Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

Salsa 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

Affair in Havana 1957 (Movie)

Fiesta Singer (Actor)
Music (15)

Tower Heist 2011 (Movie)

("Quimbara") (Song Performer)

Soul Power 2009 (Movie)

("Quimbara") (Song Performer)

A Previous Engagement 2008 (Movie)

("Bamboleo") (Song Performer)

Nothing Like the Holidays 2008 (Movie)

("La Medicina Cubana") (Song Performer)

Antwone Fisher 2002 (Movie)

("La Vida es un Carnaval") (Song Performer)

Americanos: Latino Life in the U.S. 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Music

Celia Cruz and Friends: A Night of Salsa 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Song Performer

L' Ennui 1999 (Movie)

("Melao de Cana" (featuring La Sonora Matancera)) (Song Performer)

The 24 Hour Woman 1999 (Movie)

("Quimbara") (Song Performer)

Carlito's Way 1993 (Movie)

("Vieja Luna") (Song Performer)

The Mambo Kings 1992 (Movie)

("La Dicha Mia" "Melao De Cana" "Guantanamera") (Song Performer)

One Good Cop 1991 (Movie)

("Quimbara") (Song Performer)

Salsa 1988 (Movie)

("Son Matamoros") (Song Performer)

The Believers 1987 (Movie)

("Toro Mata") (Song Performer)

Something Wild 1986 (Movie)

("Loco de Amor") (Song Performer)

Biography

Celia Cruz worked on a variety of projects during her entertainment career. Cruz worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Affair in Havana" (1957) starring John Cassavetes, "One Good Cop" with Michael Keaton (1991) and "Salsa" (1975) starring Ray Barretto. She also contributed to "Something Wild" with Jeff Daniels (1986), "The 30th Annual Grammy Awards" (CBS, 1987-88) and "The Believers" (1987). In the nineties, Cruz devoted her time to various credits, such as "The Mambo Kings" (1992), "Carlito's Way" (1993) and "The Perez Family" with Marisa Tomei (1995). Cruz's music was also featured in the Charles Berling dramatic adaptation "L' Ennui" (1999), the dramatic adaptation "Antwone Fisher" (2002) with Derek Luke and the Roselyn Sanchez comedy "Chasing Papi" (2003). Her music was also featured in the Juliet Stevenson dramatic comedy "A Previous Engagement" (2008) and "Nothing Like the Holidays" (2008) with John Leguizamo. Cruz was most recently credited in the crime drama "Tower Heist" (2011) with Ben Stiller. Cruz passed away in July 2003 at the age of 78.

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