By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/08/2014 - 09:17
Carmen Zapata, who launched her career in 1945 in the Broadway musical Oklahoma, died on Sunday from heart problems at her Van Nuys-area home, reports People. The New York City-born star of Mexican and Argentine descent was 86.
In 1973, Zapata founded the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts to help promote Hispanic writers because jobs were so scarce at the time.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/07/2014 - 09:30
Alma Muriel, best known for her roles in telenovelas such as El Extraño Retorno de Diana Salazar and Nunca Te Olvidaré, passed away on Sunday at the age of 62.
According to The Huffington Post, the actress suffered a heart attack and her body was found in her Playa del Carmen, Mexico home.
Alejandro Medina, a theatrical producer who worked with Muriel in 2009, confirmed the news of the stars' passing.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/18/2013 - 09:57
Mexican telenovela star, Karla Alvarez, has passed away at the young age of 41.
According to Variety, Alvarez, who was known for her roles as a villain in various novelas, died from respiratory failure on Friday.
Rumors surrounding the Que Bonito Amor actress stated that she was battling alcoholism and an eating disorder throughout the year.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/22/2013 - 10:13
Mexican actress Irma Lozano died of cancer on Monday, according to Mexican newspaper El Universal. She was 69.
Lozano is best known as the Spanish dubbed voice for the female genie in the popular 60s television sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. She also had roles in several hit telenovelas, including Rubi, Un Gancho al Corazón, and Destilando Amor.