On Saturday afternoon the news of the death of the Argentine actress was known Ana Maria Casó. He was 83 years old – he was going to turn 84 on May 8 – and he built an outstanding career in independent and commercial theater, film and also on television. She was found dead at her home, but the reasons and causes of her death are still unknown.
“We fired the actress Ana María Casó with pain. His outstanding career includes works in theater, TV and cinema. He was a leader of our union, to which he was affiliated since 1969. Our condolences to his family and loved ones, accompanying them in this difficult time ”, it was announced from the Twitter account of the Argentine Association of Actors.
“As a leader of the Argentine Association of Actors, he was part of the Trade Union Secretariat and the Minutes and Press Secretariat during the presidencies of Jorge Rivera López. She was one of the creators of the union’s Human Rights Commission ”, they added in a statement.
The theater was the area in which he worked the most and he excelled in both the independent and commercial circuits. In 1981, she was a founding member of Teatro Abierto – that cultural movement that opposed the last Argentine civil-military dictatorship in the midst of state terrorism. Ten years later, she also participated in the genesis of the Buenos Aires Women and Theater Encounter.
Among the works in which he acted are Miracle in Hollywood, Against Seduction, Doña Flor and her two husbands, The cat on the hot tin roof, The Paris brothel, Secret ceremony, Mom is a star, Jettatore! , What became of Betty Lemon, The one who kissed and the one who did not kiss, Don Chicho. As theater director, she presented Fridas, Gymnastics Session, in addition to many one-man shows. With several of these shows, he toured the interior of the country and also visited abroad: Uruguay, Venezuela, Israel, Colombia, Cuba, the United States and Sweden.
Regarding her television work, titles such as Rosa de Distancia, María de Nadie, Yolanda Luján, Profession: Housewife, Clave de sol, Strangers and Lovers, Cebollitas, Muñeca Brava, Hospital Público, Resistiré, Padre Coraje, Amor are included. in Custody, Murderous Women, Un Cortado: stories of coffee, Half Missing, Sos mi Vida, Tinta Argentina, Desperate Housewives, among many others.
He also stood out in cinema participating in films such as El gallo ciego, Almost did not realize it, The author’s theory, Jettatore !, Laurita’s loves, The patriotic spirits, Correctional of women, The revelation, Bloody pleasure and Chiquilines.
“In 2003, the Argentine Association of Actors and the National Senate presented him with the Podestá Award for Honorable Career. In 2019, he received his medal for 50 years of membership in the union in the framework of the Podestá Awards and the Centennial Party of the union held at the Palacio San Miguel ”, highlighted the Argentine Association of Actors in the aforementioned statement.
“I am very bored by the naturalistic theater, from the ’60s in Argentina. It bores me a lot. I like more the grotesque, the farce, the musical. And for that they do not summon me. And if they don’t summon me now, I decided that when they summon me for a character like the one I want to do, I’m going to do it. You take breaks in your life and I have counted 60-something years of theater. A break is not bad, “said Casó in 2018, in an interview conducted on the radio program El Sube y Baja, about a break that had been taken from the tables.