The Mexican actress Ana Ofelia Murguía died this Sunday at the age of 90, reported the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBAL) and the Ministry of Culture, although the causes of her death are unknown so far.

Graduated from the INBAL National School of Theater Art, she collaborated in more than 70 plays and more than 90 films.

The actress had a career of more than 40 years, in which she won the Ariel Award for Best Female Co-Acting four times for the films ‘Cadena Perpetual’ (1979), ‘Los Motifs de Luz’ (1986), ‘La Reina de la night’ (1996). While in 2011 she was awarded the Golden Ariel for her career.

Recently, she voiced the character ‘Mama Coco’ in the Disney Pixar animated film ‘Coco’.

In Spain he worked on Nobody Will Talk About Us When We Have Died and I Only Want to Walk, both by Agustín Díaz Yanes.

She was also the recipient of recognitions such as the silver Mayahuel award, for her career at the Guadalajara Film Festival, as well as the ‘My life in the theater’ medal, from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Culture (UNESCO), and the Ingmar Bergman Chair Medal, which he received in 2023.

“With deep sadness we regret the sensitive death of the first actress Ana Ofelia Murguía, who was part of the stable cast of the @CNTeatromx (National Theater Company) of INBAL and whose artistic career was vital for the performing arts of Mexico,” said the INBAL on social network X.

Likewise, he sent condolences and hugs “with love” to his family and friends.

Meanwhile, the Mexican Ministry of Culture also regretted “the sensitive death” of the actress who was recognized for her “outstanding” career in theater, film and television. “Her great acting quality will remain in the artistic memory of Mexico,” the agency said.

For its part, the Film Library of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) shared a message for the death of the film, theater and television actress, who was born on December 8, 1933, in Mexico City.

“We regret the death of the Mexican film, theater and television actress Ana Ofelia Murguía,” said the UNAM Film Archive.