Tuesday, August 18, 2015

RIP Katia Loritz

Farewell to the actress Katia Loritz

El Mundo

Actress Katia Loritz Swiss-German origin, one of the regular faces of Spanish cinema in the 50s and 60s, died on August 16 in Madrid, at age 83, as confirmed by Concha Velasco, his friend and colleague for so many years.

The interpreter, retired from the stage since the late 60s, will always be known for his role as one of 'Las Chicas de la Cruz Roja', 1958. A few years before had settled in Madrid after studying drama in Germany, for debut in 1955 in the film '‘Manos sucias'.

From then on we would see in films like 'El día de los enamorados', 'Amor bajo cero', 'Mi calle', 'Atraco a las tres', 'Tu yo somos tres' and 'El rostro del asesino', entre tantas otras. Tras su retirada, solo en 1984 volvió a hacer una pequeña aparición en cine gracias a Pedro Almodóvar en '¿Qué hecho yo para merecer esto?', among many others. After his retirement, he returned in 1984 only to make a cameo appearance in film by Pedro Almodovar in '¿Qué hecho yo para merecer esto?'.

During his last years he devoted himself to painting and able to see her on several occasions in "Cine de barrio", with Concha Velasco and Luz Márquez, two other girls of the Cruz Roja.

Born: 11/4/1932 in Arbon, Switzerland
Died: 8/16/2015, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Katia Loritz’z western – actress:
Joe Dexter - 1964 (Susan Lee/Mary Blue)

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