Friday, August 11, 2017

RIP Terele Pávez

Spanish actress Terele Pávez died in the La Paz Hospital in Madrid Spain of a stroke at the age of 78. Pávez won a Goya Award in 2014 as a supporting actress in the film “The Witches of Zugarramurdi”, by Álex de la Iglesia. Her last film role was in another De la Iglesia movie, “El bar”, which premiered this year. Her artistic surname came from the second of her maternal grandmother, Emma Silva Pavez, of Chilean origin, and used to differentiate herself from her sisters. Terele was the granddaughter and great-granddaughter of the composers Manuel Penella Moreno and Manuel Penella Raga, she was sister of actresses Enma Penella and Elisa Montés, and the aunt of Emma Ozores. She appeared in one Euro-western, “800 Bullets” as Rocio the grandmother of Carlos who goes to Ft. Bravo to find his famous grandfather  Julián Torralba played by Sancho Gracia.

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