The National Police have found the corpse of the actress at her home in Madrid Veronica Forqué, who has taken his own life, according to police sources. The agents received a warning and when the paramedics arrived they could only confirm the death of the 66-year-old actress, one of the most popular and beloved faces in Spanish cinema.
Winner of four Goya awards, two Sant Jordi, three Fotogramas de Plata and also awarded at the festivals of Valladolid and Malaga, among other awards, Verónica Forqué, who was born in Madrid in 1955 has made a multitude of performances for film and television. The actress has imbued with her unmistakable personality a substantial part of the Spanish audiovisual of the last four decades, and she continued to do so in series, in new comedies and even in entertainment programs.
It was girl Almodovar in ¿QuIt’s have I done to deserve this?, Matador Y and Kika, and then, by the hand of Fernando Colomo placeholder image, Manuel Gómez Pereira, Manuel Iborra and Joaquín Oristrell, became one of the reference faces of Spanish comedy, with titles such as The happy life, Get off the moor, Pink sauce, Orquesta club Virginia, WhyIt’s do they call it love when it means sex? The ¿ De quIt’s do women laugh? Among the directors he has worked with are also Fernando Trueba, Pilar Miró, José Luis García Berlanga, Jaime de Armiñán and Antonio Mercero.
Also an icon of television, it appears in titles such as Curro JimIt’snose, The gardenn of Venus, Ramon and Cajal, Broken plates, Eve and Adam, marriage agency, The woman of your life or the one remembered Pepa and Pepe, together with Tito Valverde, composing one of the most celebrated couples in Spanish audiovisual fiction.
Forqué also has an accredited theatrical career interpreting texts by Federico García Lorca, Valle-Inclán, Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Willy Russell, José Sanchis Sinesterra or Miguel Mihura, among others, and which includes titles ranging from Divine words a Shirley Valentine passing by The dream of a nigth of summer, Doñto Rosita the single, The glass zoo The Oh, Carmela!
Unforgettable voice of Shelley Duvall in the Spanish version of The glow from Stanley Kubrick, its name is the history of Spanish cinema and popular culture. In one of her last interviews on Cadena SER, she showed that endearing and comical character that characterized her. She confessed that she had separated five years ago, that there was no pleasure in getting home and taking off her bra, and she even invited politicians to relax and talk. I believe that Sánchez should take those from Vox to the beach, sunbathe, smoke a joint, look into each other’s eyes and agree“.
Actress with a contagious laugh and also with a deep gaze, Verónica Forqué has demonstrated for decades her versatility, her self-confidence and her infinite imagination to compose each character. One of his latest works is precisely in this house, in the radio version of ‘Pinocchio’, the Christmas Carol that will be broadcast by Cadena SER on the 25th. After the recording, she confessed in an interview that she wanted Christmas to pass quickly because many of her loved ones were gone and she showed her love for the radio, to which she has been linked since she was little, since she accompanied her mother to the studies of Radio Madrid.
George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.