Raquel Welch is recognized as a trailblazer in Hollywood, breaking barriers for Latina actresses and paving the way for future generations of women in the entertainment industry. Welch always tried to break out of the "sex symbol" roles that she was offered and worked hard to be taken seriously as an actress. She won numerous awards for her work including a Golden Globe for her performance in "The Three Musketeers" (1973). She was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance in the television drama Right to Die (1987). Welch was named one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 1996. In 2001, she was awarded the Imagen Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award for her positive promotion of Americans of Latin heritage throughout her career. This icon left her mark on the entertainment industry on stage, screen and television. From her breakout role in "One Million Years B.C." to her continued success in the 21st century, she has proven herself to be a talented actress and a Hollywood survivor. Despite facing challenges and obstacles throughout her career, Welch has remained resilient and determined, cementing her legacy as a legend.