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Who is Myrtle Gonzalez: Why Google Celebrates?

Myrtle Gonzalez, also known as the "First Latin American Movie Star," was an early pioneer in the years of Hollywood. Born on the 28th of September 1891, in Los Angeles, California to Mexican immigrants' parents Her rise to fame was anything but remarkable. Since her early years, Myrtle showed an interest in entertainment and performance. She began dancing and singing at local events and swiftly became famous for her talents. Her biggest break was when she was spotted by the director Thomas Ince while performing in an local production of a theater. When...