Brazilian movie actresses died when they were 41

Here are 1 famous actresses from Brazil died at 41:

Glauce Rocha

Glauce Rocha (August 16, 1930 Campo Grande-October 12, 1971 São Paulo) also known as Glauce Eldde was a Brazilian actor.

She died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Glauce Rocha was born in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. She began her acting career on the stage and later moved on to film and television. Her first film appearance was in the 1953 Brazilian film "O Petróleo É Nosso". In the 1960s, she gained popularity for her roles in telenovelas such as "O Direito de Nascer" and "Rosa Rebelde".

Rocha was also known for her work in the theatre, where she worked with renowned directors like Antunes Filho and Ziembinski. She won the Best Actress award at the Brazilian Association of Theatre Critics in 1964 for her performance in the play "Os Fuzis da Senhora Carrar".

Despite her success, Rocha's personal life was marked by tragedy. Her first husband, actor Fernando Torres, was arrested and exiled during the military dictatorship in Brazil, leaving her to raise their children alone. She later remarried, but her second husband died of a heart attack at the age of 46. Rocha herself died at the age of 41 due to a myocardial infarction.

Today, Glauce Rocha is remembered as one of the most talented actresses of her generation and an important figure in Brazilian culture.

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