Born in Cuba, but raised in Caracas, Venezuela. After been crowned
Miss Teenager of the World, (1971) and Miss Venezuela, (1975), she
became a popular actress,(she worked in ten telenovelas (soap
operas) and starred in a quartet of Venzuelan films),and singer
(She has 3 Grammy nominations). In 1982 she emigrated to the USA,
and made her Hollywood film debut in 1984 in Paul Mazursky's Moscow
on the Hudson, opposite Robin Williams. In 1995, Alonso was playing
"Aurora/Spider Woman" in a Broadway production of Kiss of the
Spider Woman, making her the first South American woman to star on
the Great White Way.
Biography courtesy of the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com).