Adriana Roel, leading actress, dies at 88

The first actress Rosa María Gordeas, better known as Adriana Roel, died at the age of 88, reported the Anda
The leading actress Rosa Maria Gordeas, better known as Adriana Roel, died at the age of 88, reported ANDA. Photo: Cuartoscuro

He passed away at the age of 88, Rosa Maria Gordeasbetter known as Adriana Roelinformed the National Association of Actors (ANDA), without knowing until now the causes of the death of the first actress, winner of two Ariel awards as Best actress.

“The National Association of Actors deeply regrets the death of our colleague Rosa María Gorbea’Adriana Roel‘, a member of our union. Our condolences to his family and friends. Rest in peace”.

National Association of Actors

Information that was also confirmed by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences (AMACC) on his Twitter account.

“The AMACC deeply regrets the death of our beloved and admired Adriana Roel, winner of two Ariel Awards for Best Actress, the first in 1979 for ‘Anacrusa’ and the second in 2014 for ‘I don’t want to sleep alone’. We hug her family and friends.”


Adriana Roel, first actress with more than 60 years of experience

Adriana Roelwhose real name was Rosa María Gordeas, was born on July 5 in Monterey, Nuevo Leon. He studied at the Theater School of the National Institute of Fine Arts (INBA) and debuted in the film industry with the film “My wife understands me”, directed by Julián Soler (1959).

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He participated in different films, among which are: “Autumn Days” (Roberto Gavaldón, 1963), “La loba” (Rafael Baledón, 1965), “End of party” (Mauricio Walerstein, 1972) and “Of natural death” (Benjamin Cann, 1996).

Adriana Roel, from Monterrey, won two Ariel figurines in the category of Best Actress:

  • The first was obtained in 1979, for the film “Anacrusa” (1979)
  • The second, at the 56th Ariel ceremony, for her work in the film “I don’t want to sleep alone” (2012), directed by Natalia Beristáin

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