Mexican actress Lorena Velázquez dies at age 86

Mexican entertainment industry mourns the loss of Lorena Velázquez, a legendary actress known for her roles in cinema and television. Her passing was confirmed on the night of Thursday, April 11, sending shockwaves through the industry.

Velázquez, who was a prominent figure during the golden age of Mexican cinema, left behind a legacy of iconic performances alongside El Santo and in numerous soap operas. The news of her death was initially shared by outlets like TV y Novelas and Reforma, later confirmed by the National Association of Actors in a heartfelt statement on social media.

Throughout her extensive career, Velázquez showcased her talent and unique beauty, captivating audiences with her versatile acting skills. From her early days in the movie industry to her ventures into television, she left an indelible mark on Mexican entertainment.

Recognized for her roles in horror films like “El Libro de Piedra” and her collaborations with wrestling legend El Santo, Velázquez’s career spanned various genres and garnered her widespread acclaim. Her presence in telenovelas further solidified her status as a beloved and respected figure in the entertainment world.

Despite her passing, Lorena Velázquez’s contributions to Mexican cinema and television will continue to be celebrated and remembered by fans and industry peers alike. Her legacy as a versatile and talented actress will endure for generations to come, leaving an indelible mark on the cultural landscape of Mexico.