Argentine actresses who deceased in 1987

Here are 1 famous actresses from Argentina died in 1987:

Mecha Ortiz

Mecha Ortiz (September 24, 1900 Buenos Aires-October 20, 1987 Buenos Aires) a.k.a. María Mercedes Varela Nimo Domínguez Castro, China or Maria Mercedes Varela Nimo Dominguez Castro de Ortiz was an Argentine actor. Her child is called Julián Ortiz.

Mecha Ortiz began acting at age 18, making her stage debut in Buenos Aires. She gained widespread recognition for her acclaimed performance in the 1942 film "La dama duende," directed by Luis Saslavsky. This led to more prominent roles in Argentine cinema, including in the films "Los isleros" and "La otra y yo."

In addition to her work in film, Ortiz was also a prolific stage actor, appearing in plays both in Argentina and internationally. She was particularly known for her work in the plays of Spanish playwright Federico García Lorca.

Ortiz was also a prominent figure in Argentine cultural life, serving on the commission of the National Institute of Cinematography and collaborating with various cultural institutions throughout her career.

Despite her success, Ortiz was known for her humility and kindness, and was beloved by her colleagues and fans. She died in Buenos Aires in 1987 at the age of 87, leaving behind a legacy as one of Argentina's most accomplished actors.

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