- Mexican soap opera actor Javier Ruán died at 81.
- The legendary actor participated in several soap operas and blockbuster films.
- The world of soap operas is in mourning.
“The National Association of Actors deeply regrets the death of our colleague Javier Ruán, a member of our union. Our condolences to his family and friends. May he rest in peace,” was the message that ANDA posted on Twitter reporting on the death of the legendary soap opera actor.
At 81 years of age, the actor with a wide trajectory in soap operas, cinema and theater, died due to a myocardial infarction, according to several media reports such as Agencia Reforma’s and El Universal‘s. He was originally from Nahuatzen in the state of Michoacán, Mexico.
Javier Ruán died at the age of 81 with a long career in soap operas
Javier Ruán has an important legacy in soap operas and in the cinema, because with more than 60 years of artistic career he ventured not only in television, but also in theater, radio and even literature, beginning his career at the age of 17. age in the melodrama ‘Angustia del Past’.
Among the first great successes of the Mexican actor, there are soap operas such as ‘Rina’, ‘Ana del Aire’, ‘Simply María’, ‘Corazón Salvaje’, but without a doubt he was a great figure in period melodramas that placed him as one of the great actors: La Torcha Encendida and Senda de Gloria.
Legendary actor Javier Ruán dies at 81
In addition, for his great work as an actor, he was also recognized with several awards throughout his career, such as Best Original Story in 1997 thanks to the telenovela Pueblo Chico, Infierno Grande, starring Verónica Castro and Juan Soler, recorded in Michoacán.
But Javier Ruán is also widely featured in up to 20 Mexican films like Pedro Páramo y los Marcados, which undoubtedly earned him an Ariel nomination in 1971 for Best Male Co-performance, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Javier Ruán was a great soap opera actor but also an outstanding writer and screenwriter
‘From the prodigal son to the favorite son’ is the title of his autobiography that he wrote at the age of 78, three years ago, of his latest creations, before he died; Other distinctions that he obtained for his career are the Eduardo Arozamena medal for 50 years of career at ANDA, as well as the Olmec Head of the Tabasco Cultural Platform.
The teacher Alfredo Gudini expressed his regret for the death of Javier Ruán: “I feel in my soul your goodbye beloved Javier Ruán. Those years lived in which we had so much fun, unforgettable. Our talks on literature and passions are part of our fabulous lives. The laughs and your invitations always remain to wonderful places. Thank you, ”he wrote on Twitter.
The messages for the family of the soap opera actor Javier Ruán did not wait
Before the news of the death of the legendary soap opera actor, the messages for his family appeared: “Nooooo! Great villain and writer. The misadventures of his Aunt Leonarda were a novel. Oh, what courage. The most rogue and adorable scoundrel of the 70s. (After Carlos Cardán and Gilberto Román) ”,“ Huy. The eyes and voice of Gilberto Román ”,“ A wonderful being with a wonderful talk. We are left to owe a coffee ”.
And more messages kept popping up: “Andor I remember him as Imanol in #PabloYAndrea “,” Oh wow, what a shame! “,” May he rest in peace “,”Rip, excellent actor ”,“ A hug to all his family, a good actor towards good roles in his films GOD send them strength over time ”,“ How unfortunate a great actor who rests in Peace ”, several users commented on Twitter.
The death of soap opera actor Javier Ruán occurred a few days after the death of Otilia Larrañaga
Without revealing the causes so far, the sensitive death of the actress and dancer Otilia Larrañaga was reported a few weeks after turning 90 years old. She was the first wife of Antonio Aguilar and was also married to fellow actor Rogelio Guerra.
Through the social networks of ANDI Mexico, the following information was shared: “The National Association of Interpreters communicates the sensitive death of the interpreter partner Otilia Larrañaga. Renowned actress of theater, television and cinema. In 1957, she was nominated for the Ariel Award for the film New Faces ”.
They express their condolences after the death of Otilia Larrañaga
After ANDI sent its condolences to the family and friends of Antonio Aguilar’s first wife, several celebrities offered their condolences, including the actress Arlette Pacheco, as well as the Costa Rican singer and actress Maribel Guardia.
For her part, Irina Areu, remembered for her participation in telenovelas such as Las vias del amor, Libre para amarte and Amores con trap, expressed herself as follows: “Bye-bye little friend, I will always remember our tours doing theater, they were great adventures and a lot of learning for me. ”.
Otilia Larrañaga married Antonio Aguilar in 1958
According to information from the Debate portal, Otilia Larrañaga was one of the “most beautiful and desired by many” actresses in the golden age of Mexican cinema. She met her first husband, the singer and actor Antonio Aguilar, on the XEW-TV station in 1952 and they acted together in the films My Dad Was Guilty and Slave Resale.
The couple married in 1958 only in civilian fashion, although they were together for a short time. Later, he would join his life to that of the actor Rogelio Guerra, with whom he procreated his daughter, Hildegard Guerra Larrañaga, born in 1968. With Aguilar, he had a son who died a few days after he was born. Filed Under: Javier Ruán, soap opera actor, dies
More about the outstanding actress
Otilia Larrañaga studied dance with her uncle Ignacio Larrañaga and later ballet with Lettie H. Carroll From 1947 to 1950, she was part of the group of her teacher, Miss Carroll; As a member of this group, he participated in the seasons of the National Opera of the Palace of Fine Arts.
At 15 years of age, she was already an outstanding dancer, but her strong artistic temperament prompted her to venture into the cinema, which she reached in the early fifties, in productions such as Private Secretary and No offense, Beatriz. Filed Under: Javier Ruán, soap opera actor, dies
“Beautiful in figure and exquisite in feeling”, that’s how they described Otilia Larrañaga
One of Otilia Larrañaga’s first successes was her participation in the 1952 staging Ángeles y clowns, directed by Luz Alba at the Esperanza Iris Theater. The theater critic Armando de María y Campos wrote the following about her:
“The best performance rests on Otilia Larrañaga, as an actress and dancer, beautiful in figure and exquisite in feeling. His future is splendid, whatever path he chooses ”. Antonio Aguilar was captivated by her beauty. Filed Under: Javier Ruán, soap opera actor, dies
Participated in Miss Mexico
According to information from the Facebook page History of beauty, Otilia Larrañaga, at the age of 20, decided to participate in the Miss Mexico 1952 pageant, being one of the 19 contenders for the title, although unfortunately she did not manage to classify among the five finalists.
He had his first starring role in the film The Poisoned Arrow in 1957 alongside Gastón Santos, and that same year, as mentioned above, he received an Ariel Award nomination for Best Youth Performance for his participation in the film New Faces. Filed Under: Javier Ruán, soap opera actor, dies
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