(CNN) – Spanish actress Veronica Forque, who won four Goya Awards, died at her home in Madrid on Monday morning.
The Madrid Community Medical Emergency Service, also known as SUMMA 112, found the body of a 66-year-old translator after receiving a notification at 12:50 pm local time, warning that there was an unconscious woman at the scene. , An emergency service spokesman confirmed to CNN. The same source said they could not resurrect her.
The actress’ body was found by the National Police to clarify the circumstances of her death.
News of Veronica Fork’s death caused a stir on social media. Actor Antonio Banderas said goodbye to her with an emotional tweet in which he recalled his work with the actress: “My memory is of a sweet, spiritual woman and a good companion.”
Reactions to the death of Veronica Folk
El Decio, a production company owned by director Pedro Almodovar and his brother Augustine, dedicated a message to the artist’s family through their official Twitter account: “We want to send our love in these painful moments. It will never fill the void left in our lives and in our cinema. ”
Mariano Barroso, president of the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, said: “The whole industry mourns the loss of this iconic and beloved actress. She is a woman of extraordinary sensitivity.
The works of Pedro Almodovar, Fernando Tropa and Luis Garcia Berlanga leave Forqué a cinematic tradition that stands alone.
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