Mar. 7th, 1950
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Iris Chacón's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles1985 - Desperately Seeking Susan
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Puerto Rican born singer/actress who became internationally famous due to her well-endowed figure. Always causing a sensation wherever she visited, Chacon's variety show, "The Iris Chacon Show/El Show de Iris Chacon" was a hit in over 15 countries during its height in the 1970's and 1980's. Presently residing in Florida, Chacon does frequent radio and television work in the United States and Puerto Rico.
- Half-sister of Puerto Rican actress/singer Lourdes Chacon.
- Lived in Orlando, Florida during filming of "Gullah Gullah Island" at Universal Studios Orlando.
- Is a strict vegetarian.
- Gave 'Gloria Estefan' (qv) and the Miami Sound Machine one of their very first television appearances on her program which ran during the late 1970's to early 1980's.
- (March 2001) Was nominated to be the head of Puerto Rico's Federal Affairs Office in Florida by members of Puerto Rican Governor Sila Maria Calderon's administration.
- Has a daughter, Katrina, from her marriage with Junno Faria.
- Recent variety show that debuted in 1999 was canceled.
- Presently resides between Miami and Puerto Rico.
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