Itziar Castro dies at 46

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Itziar Castro dies at 46

Itziar Castro has died at the age of 46. has communicated the news director Frankie de Leonardis: «It is with deep regret that we report the death of the talented actress Itziar Castro, which occurred last night. Itziar was not only a talented actress and artist, but a tireless fighter for her ideals and beliefs. She faced every challenge with a determination and courage that inspired many. “Her contribution to the art world and her tireless work for equality and social justice will remain a lasting legacy of her passion and commitment.”

Itziar Castro’s communication agency has reported that “everything points to heart failure” as the cause of the actress’ death, although the exact cause has not yet been determined.

Itziar Castro was one of the best-known faces on Spanish television following his appearance in series such as ‘Vis a vis’, ‘Paquita Salas’ or ‘Por H o ​​por B’. Born in Barcelona, ​​she took her first steps on television in fiction such as ‘El cor de la ciutat’.

In 2017, Castro joined the cast of ‘Pieles’, the film by Eduardo Casanova. This role earned her a Goya nomination for best new actress. He had previously appeared in feature films such as ‘The Witches of Zugarrumundi’ (2013) or ‘Matar a Dios’ (2017) and, later, Castro obtained a role in ‘Campeones’ (2018) and, recently, also in its sequel ‘Campeonex’ (2023).

Itziar Castro’s career was briefly linked to Operación Triunfo, as the actress served as an acting teacher in the 2018 edition before being fired. In networks – and outside of them – she was known for her feminist activism.

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