Carmen Salinas Iconic Mexican TV and Film star dies at 82

By | December 10, 2021

Carmen Salinas death – passed away: Carmen Salinas, 82-year-old, star of Mexican TV and film, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021. She was hospitalized in November after she suffered a stroke and was in intensive care in a Mexico City hospital. She was a Mexican actress, impressionist, comedian, politician and theatre entrepreneur.

She was born in 1939. In 1964, she made her television debut under the direction of Ernesto Alonso. She appeared in so many shows which include La vecindad, La frontera (The Border) and El chofer (The Chauffeur). She also appeared in plays, more than 110 movies and more than 30 television shows. She worked with actors and producers such as Denzel Washington (in Man on Fire) and Juan Osorio.

She is married to Late Pedro Plascencia, they gave birth to their son, Pedro Plascencia Salinas in 1956. He became a music composer. He did some notable compositions including for the Necaxa soccer club and for Televisa’s newscasts Noticias ECO and 24 Horas.

In 2015, she won a seat in the Chamber of Deputies for the LXIII Legislature of the Mexican Congress. She served on the Gender Equality, Radio and Television, and Health Commissions. Salinas only completed primary school. She has the lowest educational level of all the deputies in the legislature.

Carmen Salinas’s obituary will be organized by the family.