Alicia Marquez, whose real name was Alice Rossi, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1932 and died in the same city in September 2004. She was an actress and showgirl.
She had a statuesque figure and a beautiful face and started as a dancer in the late 1940s at the Embassy boîte. Later she worked in the genre at the Teatro Maipo and, later, she settled in Spain with her husband, the musician Jack del Río, performing on the main stages of Madrid. Already with a name in the genre, she was the first vedette of the Folies Bergère in Paris between 1954 and 1957. She also performed in theatres in Los Angeles, Miami and Las Vegas.
Back in Argentina, at the Teatro Maipo, he headlined the magazine “La que le espera, Excelencia” (1958) together with Nélida Roca, Fanny Navarro and Ethel Rojo, and the show “Hay que cambiar los botónes”, with Pepe Arias, Alfredo Barbieri and Don Pelele (1960). The following year he showed his gifts for comedy in “Cara y ceca” by Gabriel Arout at the Teatro Cómico with Luis Sandrini and Olinda Bozán.
In cinema, she began in Trompada 45 (1953) with Los Cinco Grandes del Buen Humor; she later filmed some films abroad and, once back in Argentina, he did so in “Había una vez un circo” (1972).
In 1988, she made headlines on the charts because she was assaulted, tortured, handcuffed, and beaten for five hours by a subject who entered her apartment in Demaría.
She died in Buenos Aires on September 4, 2004, due to a heart attack at 72. In her last public appearances, she participated in a dinner event organized by Susana Rubio, which other great stars attended, such as Juanita Martínez, Argentinita Vélez, Ana María “Cachito”, Cielito and the dancers Víctor Ayos and Mónica Crámer. Her husband was a noted bongo player.