Rosita Fornés is confirmed dead at the age of 97.
Rosita was best known as a Cuban-American actress (Musical Romance).
Rosita Fornés
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Born
Rosalía Lourdes Elisa Palet Bonavia

(1923-02-11)February 11, 1923
DiedJune 10, 2020(2020-06-10) (aged 97)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Other namesRosalia Palet Bonavia
CitizenshipUnited States, Cuba
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1938–2020
Rosita Fornés (February 11, 1923 – June 10, 2020) was a Cuban American singer and film actress.
Contents
1 Life and career
2 Selected filmography
3 References
4 Bibliography
5 External links
Life and career
Fornés was born February 11, 1923, in New York City, but moved to Cuba as a small child. Her parents were Spaniards. Her father was Catalan and her mother was from Madrid. They eventually divorced and her mother remarried when Fornés was approximately five. She took her stepfather's name. When she was ten, the family lived in Spain for three years before returning to Cuba.
She made her stage debut in a musical comedy in 1938 and appeared in two Cuban films before moving to Mexico where she starred in several films during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.
Fornés died at a hospital in Miami, Florida, on June 10, 2020, following complications from emphysema.
Selected filmography
A Dangerous Adventure (1939)
Musical Romance (1941)
The Flesh Commands (1948)
The Desire (1948)
Women of the Theatre (1951)
The Unknown Mariachi (1953)
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