Teresa Gutiérrez, one of the best known and beloved actresses of Colombian television, has died at the age of 81.
According to the national media her death was reported from natural causes at 2:20 p.m. at her home in Bogotá with her granddaughter Majida Issa.
The youngest son of the late actress, actor Miguel Varoni, confirmed her death upon his arrival in Bogota at 7:30 p.m. From Miami. Her funeral will be held tomorrow north of the capital.
Teresa Gutiérrez was born in 1928 in Bogotá . She was one of the first Colombian actresses characterized by both good and evil roles and an icon in Colombian television, for having participated in a large number of soap operas. She became know through her many roles as an evil grandmother who dominates everyone in the house. She started in show business as a radio announcer and later became an actress.
Gutiérrez was known as a television actress, but also appeared in films such as “Satanás” and “Muertos del Susto”.
Born: 10/25/1928, Bogotá, Colombia
Died: 3/9/2010, Bogotá, Colombia
Teresa Gutiérrez's western – actress:
Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa (TV) – 2007 (Marquesa Carmen Santillana de la Roquette