Tuesday, April 27, 2010

RIP Dolores Beristain

The Mexican actress Dolores Beristain died yesterday April 26th at the age of 83, her remains will be cremated.

Just three years after the end of World War II she began to forge a brilliant career as an actress in the theater company of Mrs. MarĂ­a Teresa Montoya, in the play Terrible Parents of Jean Cocteau. This work was the uncovering of what would be a total commitment to the floorboards, the great Greek drama, Medea and Hippolytus to name a few.

In film she appeared in "The Nights of a Dove", "The Corner of the Virgin Mary in my Heart" and won an Ariel for Best Supporting Actress for her work on the film "The Secret of Romelia".

Gradually, she became a character actress with hard work and participated in television soap operas: "Father Gallo", "The Passion of Isabela", "Time to Love", "As We Are", "A Face in My Past", among others.

Dolores Beristain died of respiratory complications at 83 years old and today at 11a.m. her remains will be cremated, as a sign of respect to her last will.

Dolores Beristain was the wife of actor Luis Beristain (1918-1962). She is survived by his sons Francis and Arthur, the latter also actor and Camila grandchildren, Francisco and Natalia.

BERISTAIN, Dolores (Dolores Bravo Mancera)
Born: 5/10/1926, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Died: 4/26/2010, Mexico City, Federal Distirct, Mexico

Dolores Beristain's westerns - actress:
Los mercados - 1971
El moro de Cumpas - 1977

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