Argentine actresses who deceased at age 74

Here are 2 famous actresses from Argentina died at 74:

Ethel Rojo

Ethel Rojo (December 23, 1937 Santiago del Estero-June 24, 2012 Buenos Aires) a.k.a. Ethel Inés Rojo Castro was an Argentine actor, dancer and theatre director.

She died in cancer.

Rojo began her career in the arts at a young age, studying dance before transitioning to acting. She made her debut on stage in 1955 and quickly became known for her talent and energy on stage. Rojo was also active in the film industry, appearing in several popular Argentine films throughout the 1960s and 1970s.

In addition to her work on stage and screen, Rojo was also a respected theatre director. She founded the Teatro del Angel theatre company in 1968, and under her leadership, the company produced a number of successful plays and musicals.

Rojo was recognized for her contributions to the arts in Argentina, receiving numerous awards throughout her career, including the Konex Award for Theatre in 1981 and the Konex de Platino award in 2011.

Despite her success, Rojo remained committed to social justice and activism throughout her life. She was a member of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, an organization of mothers who sought to uncover the truth about their children who disappeared during Argentina's Dirty War.

Rojo's legacy in Argentine theatre and film continues to be celebrated today.

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Zoe Ducós

Zoe Ducós (March 6, 1928 Buenos Aires-November 11, 2002 Caracas) also known as Zoe Cecilia Ducós Gallegos was an Argentine actor.

She began her acting career in the 1950s and throughout her decades-long career, appeared in over 40 films, numerous plays, and television shows. Ducós was recognized for her strong performances and versatility on the stage and screen. Some of her most memorable roles include her performances in "Vení conmigo", "Los herederos", and "La Casa de Bernada Alba". She was also a respected acting coach and taught at the Municipal Conservatory of Dramatic Art in Buenos Aires. In 1986, Ducós moved to Caracas, Venezuela, where she continued to work in theater and television until her death in 2002. Ducós was a recipient of numerous awards and accolades throughout her career, including the Argentine Film Critics Association Award and the Konex Award for her contribution to Argentine theater.

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