Actress, Director, and Philanthropist: Remembering Marcela Ruiz
Marcela Ruiz, the Argentine artist known for her immense talent and big heart, passed away on July 8, leaving behind a legacy cherished by her fans. With a career spanning decades, Ruiz captivated audiences in productions like “Perla Negra,” “Antonella,” and “Desperate Housewives.” However, it was her role in the popular drama “Floricienta” that skyrocketed her to fame. Not only successful in television, Ruiz also left her mark in theater and cinema, with her films being hailed as the best of their time.
Early Life and Career
Marcela Ruiz was born on December 15, 1943, in Rosario, Argentina. From a young age, she displayed her incredible talent for the arts and went on to study at the Municipal School of Dramatic Art at the Di Tella Institute. She further honed her skills at the Larrechea Dance School in Rosario. Later, in Buenos Aires, she trained under renowned figures like Carlos Gandolfo, Joy Morris, and Roberto Villanueva. Not content with just acting, Ruiz also pursued studies in lighting, directing, set design, and makeup.
The Passing of Marcela Ruiz
The news of Marcela Ruiz’s death on July 8 sent shockwaves through her native Argentina. Despite often playing secondary roles, and sometimes even portraying villains, she was adored by her millions of fans. The family has not released any further details regarding the cause of her death, adding to the sadness surrounding her passing.
A Tribute from the Argentine Association of Actors
The Argentine Association of Actors (AAA) took to social media to confirm Marcela Ruiz’s death and pay tribute to her outstanding career in television, film, and theater. Their message expressed deep sorrow and offered condolences to her loved ones. Her demise occurred on July 8.
Highlights from Marcela Ruiz’s Filmography
- “Telenovelas: Perla Negra, Antonella, Gasoleros, Chiquititas, Rincón de luz, Celeste siempre Celeste, Commitment, Floricienta, Married with Children, South Wind, Every Day the Same Story, First Fruits, Desperate Housewives, El Capo”
- “Films: I Am Alone, The Bottom of the Sea, A Friend’s Revenge, It Happened in the Boarding School, Women’s Correctional Facility”
Marcela Ruiz’s Impact in Theater
Aside from her on-screen work, Marcela Ruiz also made a name for herself as a theater director. Some of her notable productions include “Never Again a Single Woman” and “The Immortal of Light.”
Throughout her career, Marcela Ruiz’s immense talent and passion for the arts touched the hearts of many. As we mourn her loss, let us remember the extraordinary contributions she made to the world of entertainment.