Queta Lavat dead, the emblematic actress of the Mexican Golden Cinema

Queta Lavat, the iconic actress from the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, who became a TikToker in the last years of her life, died on December 4 at the age of 94, as confirmed by her family.

The experienced performer underwent surgery last March due to a thrombosis in one of her legs, which left her with limitations in walking. For the past few months, she has stayed away from social media to focus on her recovery.

I regret to report the sensitive death of the great actress Queta Lavat, mother of my very dear friend Pablo Carrillo. A tight hug for the whole family, my thoughts are with you. 🌹

Enriqueta Margarita Lavat Bayona, born on February 22, 1929 in Mexico City, was a versatile actress who began her career at the age of 17 and continued working tirelessly. She shared the stage with notable figures such as Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete, Cantinflas, Silvia Pinal and Maricruz Olivier.

She was the eldest of six siblings, two of whom were also actors: the famous heartthrob of the 60s, Jorge Lavat (also father of the controversial Adriana), and José Lavat, one of the most recognized dubbing actors in Mexico during four decades.

Queta she made her film debut in “Las colegialas” in 1946 and, without prior preparation, she faced the direction of Miguel M. Delgado. Her career included notable films such as “The Man Without a Face” (1950), “The Right to Be Born” (1952) and “Lullaby” (1953). In 2018, she received the highest recognition from the Academy of Sciences and Arts: the golden Ariel.

His foray into soap operas began in 1958 with “Un paso al abismo”, marking the beginning of an extensive list of works that spanned decades and genres, from “Rina” (1977) to “S.O.S. I’m falling in love” (2021). Her legacy in the Mexican entertainment industry will endure as a testament to her talent and dedication. 🌹🎬 #QuetaLavat #IconodelCineMexicano #LegadoArtístico

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