Lorena Rojas

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Lorena Rojas
Born Seydi Lorena Rojas Gonzalez
(1971-02-10)10 February 1971
Mexico City, Mexico
Died 16 February 2015(2015-02-16) (aged 44)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1990–2015

Lorena Rojas (born Seydi Lorena Rojas Gonzalez; February 10 1971 – February 16 2015) was a Mexican actress and singer, best known for her leading roles in popular telenovelas.

Biography

Seydi Lorena Rojas Gonzalez was born in Mexico City, Mexico and began her artistic career in 1990 when she participated in the telenovela Alcanzar Una Estrella produced by Televisa. This telenovela was so successful that she went on to record a sequel Alcanzar Una Estrella II the following year. Between 1992 and 1997 she starred in several Televisa productions including Buscando El Paraiso, Bajo Un Mismo Rostro and El Alma No Tiene Color until she signed to TV Azteca in 1998.[citation needed]

This same year she starred in the period drama Azul Tequila, sharing credits with Mauricio Ochmann with whom she would later star in 2001's Como En El Cine. 2001 also saw the release of Rojas's debut album as a singer Como Yo No Hay Ninguna, recording songs by legendary songwriter/producer Richard Daniel Roman. In 2003 Rojas signed to Telemundo, later taping in that same year the telenovela Ladrón De Corazones besides Manolo Cardona. In 2005, she starred in her most acclaimed telenovela El cuerpo del deseo, beside Andrés García, Mario Cimarro, Erick Elías, & Sonia Noemí, among others, which proved to be an international success, broadcast by Telemundo. In 2006 she released her second album, Deseo.

Death

On 16 February 2015, Rojas died of breast cancer, six days after her 44th birthday, in Miami, Florida. She had been battling the disease since 2008, and it had spread to other organs, including her liver.[1]

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1990 Alcanzar una estrella Sara del Río Antagonist [2]
1991 Alcanzar una estrella II Sara del Río Antagonist [2]
1992 Baila conmigo Rosario Supporting Role [2]
1993-1994 Buscando el paraíso Lolita Supporting Role
1995 Bajo un mismo rostro Carolina Supporting Role
1996 Canción de amor Ana Protagonist [2]
1997 El alma no tiene color Ana Luisa Roldán Antagonist
1998 Tentaciones Julia Muñóz Protagonist
1998 Azul tequila Catalina Special Appearance
1999-2000 El candidato Beatriz Manrique Protagonist
2001-2002 Como en el cine Isabel "Chabela" Montero Protagonist [2]
2003 Ladrón de corazones Verónica Vega Protagonist
2004 Zapata: Amor en rebeldía Rosa Escandón TV-Series
2005-2006 El cuerpo del deseo Isabel Arroyo Protagonist / Antagonist [2]
2007 Decisiones Lorena Episode: "Bloque de hielo"
2007-2008 Pecados Ajenos Natalia Ruiz Protagonist
2010-2011 Entre el amor y el deseo Claudia Fontana Martínez Protagonist
2013 Rosario Priscila Pavón Antagonist
2015 Demente criminal Verónica García TV-Series [3]

Discography

  • Como Yo No Hay Ninguna (Azteca Music) (2001)
  • Deseo (Big Moon Records) (2006)
  • Hijos del sol (2014)

References

  1. ^ "Mexican actress passes away aged 44 after battle with cancer". independent.co.uk. 16 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Lorena Flores. "Cinco actuaciones inolvidables de Lorena Rojas en telenovelas". Al Día Dllas (in Spanish). Retrieved June 17, 2015. 
  3. ^ "El periodismo necesita inversión. Comparte este artículo utilizando los íconos que aparecen en la página. La reproducción de este contenido sin autorización previa está prohibida.". Milenio (in Spanish). Retrieved June 17, 2015. 

External links

  • Obituary, latintimes.com; accessed 17 February 2015.
  • Lorena Rojas Official Twitter page; accessed 17 February 2015.
  • Lorena Rojas on IMDb
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