María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García, better known as Katy Jurado, was a famous Mexican actress from Guadalajara. Well-known in Mexico, when American filmakers wanted Jurado for their Hollywood movies she said yes, though she could not speak English. She learned her scripts phonetically, until she learned the language. She won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for High Noon (1952) and was again nominated for the film Trial in 1955. Katy Jurado was the first Latin American actress to be nominated for an Oscar for her work in Broken Lance (1954).