Zorro Swashbuckling News and Updates

Zorro Swashbuckling News and Updates

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Patricia Medina dies at 92

Patricia Medina, widow of actor Joseph Cotton, has died at the age of 92. The British born actress will be forever remembered by Zorro fans as Margarita Cortazar the love interest of Esteban de la Cruz (Cesar Romero) in the four part story arc The Gay Caballero on the Disney series.

Medina enjoyed success in Hollywood beginning in the 1950's. She played the lead in movies such as "Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion" (1950), Francis The Talking Mule with Donald O'Connor (1950), "Sangaree" with Fernando Lamas (1953), "Plunder of the Sun" with Glenn Ford (1953), "Botany Bay" with Alan Ladd (1953), "Phantom of the Rue Morgue" with Karl Malden (1954), and Snow White and The Three Stooges (1961). She co-starred with such Hollywood notables as Jimmy Stewart in Jack Pot and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in The Fighting O'Flynn. She also starred in the early '50s adventure films "Fortunes of Captain Blood," "The Lady and the Bandit," "Lady in the Iron Mask" and "Captain Pirate" opposite Louis Hayward. In addition to movies she made appearances on such great television series as Disney Zorro with Guy Williams, Bonanza, Have Gun Will Travel, and The Man From UNCLE.

She is also the window of actor Joseph Cotton.

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