Jaime de Mora and Aragón
Born in Madrid in 1925, died in Marbella on July 27, 1995, this film actor belonged to a large Spanish family. One of her sisters is none other than Queen Fabiola of the Belgians.
Jaime de Mora and Aragón, Spanish aristocrat. He was one of the sons and daughters of the Marquis of Casa Riera, and of Blanca of Aragon and Carrillo de Albornoz, Barroeta-Aldamar y Elío. Brother of Queen Fabiola of Belgium, he led a bohemian lifestyle, devoted himself to nightly shows, founded a theater company and participated in several minor films. Installed in Marbella since 1964, he became a figure of the jet set on the Costa del Sol.
He studied baccalaureate in the German school, in Madrid, and in several schools in England, Switzerland, and France, where his family went into exile in 1931, with the arrival of the Republic, to return to Spain in 1940. He also studied in Princeton (United States). Unidos) and mercantile expertise in Alicante, and spent five years in law school, which did not finish.
His noble ancestry and his kinship with the Belgian court helped to open the environments of European high society, although there was a country that could not return, Italy, which was sentenced in October 1965 to one year and six months in prison for a fraud offense of 30 million lire.
Jaime de Mora tried, with varying success, the adventure of cinema, theater, and showman. With itself or led by his company, released and walk around Spain comedies Decent people scare me Emilio Romero and directed by Adolfo Marsillach, and psychoanalysis himself al isis a wedding (1965), Vizcaino Casas, directed by Angel Martinez.
He appears in the film The Folly of Greatness (1971), with Louis de Funès, Yves Montand and Alice Sapritch, in a role he knows: that of a great of Spain, the Marquis de Priego.
He chained several modest jobs before meeting a few roles in theater and cinema. He played in several Spanish films, and in a British film, Nicholas and Alexandra(1971), history of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra.
This socialite with the original character, loving eccentric outfits, married in 1958 with a Mexican actress and in 1962 with Margit Ohlsen, a former Swedish model, was without descendants.
He contributed, along with the Prince of Hohenlohe, to make Marbella one of the most famous resorts in the world. An avenue and a statue perpetuate his memory.
He owned several nightclubs, which he himself encouraged by singing on the piano. Although he did not possess any noble title, from 1980 he began to request the rehabilitation of several titles: Duke of Vitonto, with the greatness of Spain, Marquis of Preux, Baron de Oticoren, Marquis of the Valley of Oaxaca and Marquis of Tabuerniga. He has authored an autobiographical book entitled Yo(1966), which he wrote during a retreat in a French castle.
In 1958 he married the Mexican actress Rosita Arena, a union that lasted only two months. Then, in 1962, he married again with the Swedish model Margit Ohlson, from whom she has separated on three occasions and with which she finally married a Catholic on March 18, 1978, in Madrid-