Mexican actress Susana Dosamantes died this Saturday, as confirmed by her daughter, singer Paulina Rubio, on her Instagram account.
“With my heart in my hand and deep pain, I want to inform you that my mother, the beautiful Susana Dosamantes, today begins a new cycle, in total peace and surrounded by her family,” Paulina Rubio wrote.
“My example of life, a being of light, a strong woman, today joins eternal life,” she added in the message.
At the moment the reason for her death is unknown.
In April, her son Enrique Rubio reported in a statement that Susana Dosamantes had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital in the city of Miami, where he had lived for several years in the company of his daughter and the her grandchildren.
Susana Dosamantes was the protagonist of one of the most memorable soap operas on Mexican television: “Corazón Salvaje”, which premiered in 1977. Televisa, the producer of this telenovela and others in which the actress participated, lamented her departure with a message on his Twitter account: “His acting legacy will always be with us. Rest in peace.”
The National Association of Interpreters of Mexico also lamented the death of the television, film and theater actress: “Actress with extensive experience in Mexican television and theater. We send our condolences to her family and friends.”