Renowned Film and Television Actor Ernesto Gómez Cruz Passes Away

The Mexican artistic community mourned the death of beloved actor Ernesto Gómez Cruz early on Sunday morning. The National Association of Interpreters (ANDI) confirmed the passing of the actor, who had a vast career in theater, film, and television.

Ernesto Gómez Cruz appeared in over 150 films, including notable works such as “El imperio de la fortuna,” “El callejón de los milagros,” and “El crimen del Padre Amaro.” He was recognized as the second Mexican actor with the most awards and nominations for the Ariel Awards.

Condolences poured in from various organizations and individuals in the industry. The National Actors Association (ANDA) expressed their condolences on the loss of the talented actor, highlighting his contributions to both television and theater.

Ernesto Gómez Cruz was born in Veracruz on November 7, 1933, and had an extensive filmography working with renowned directors such as Miguel Littin, Felipe Cazals, and Arturo Ripstein. He also collaborated with esteemed actors like Damián Alcázar, Ignacio López Tarso, and Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Roberto Sosa, who had the privilege of working with Ernesto Gómez Cruz, paid tribute to the actor on social media, recalling their time together and expressing his gratitude for their friendship.

The news of Ernesto Gómez Cruz’s passing sparked an outpouring of grief and remembrance on social media, with many highlighting his contributions to the theater and television industry. Colleagues and directors praised him for his generosity and commitment to his craft, noting his willingness to mentor and guide younger generations of actors.

Ernesto Gómez Cruz leaves behind a legacy of remarkable performances in film and television, and he will be remembered as a true gentleman of the stage and screen.