CHARACTER: Audrey Hepburn
IN HER WORDS: "When I was a little girl they said I was ugly, but my mother told me to focus on acquiring a good personality and an education, things nobody could take away from me. And that's what I did."
CHARACTER: Dorothy Gale of The Wizard of Oz.
IN HER WORDS: "I'm a different person; today I have a great smile on my face."
CHARACTER: Verónica Lake
IN HER WORDS: "I'm dying to do a telenovela. Right now I can't [because of the children], but it doesn't mean it won't happen in a distant future."
CHARACTER: Marlene Dietrich
IN HER WORDS: "A pregnant woman can and must look beautiful to maintain her self-esteem and transmit positive energy to the baby."
CHARACTER: Pinup girl
IN HER WORDS: "I don't feel pressure because of my curves. Beauty is not necessarily being too thin."
AGES: 31 and 64
CHARACTER: Anne Baxter and Bette Davis in All About Eve.
IN HER WORDS: "Beauty comes from within and is in the eye of the beholder," says Álvarez.
"If we don't let life surprise us like children, we become total actors," says Bracho.
CHARACTER: Clyde Barrow of Bonnie and Clyde
IN HIS WORDS: "They have created the image of a violent artist, an out-of-control person who doesn't exist."
CHARACTER: Sophia Loren
IN HER WORDS: "It's not easy to tend to a troupe of four children [one of hers, two of her husband, and one of both], but I was born for this."
CHARACTER: Katharine Hepburn
IN HER WORDS: "I looked at myself in the mirror and I felt ... whatever. Then I repeated to myself: 'I'm pretty, I'm pretty,' until I believed it."