The Catalan actress Itziar Castroknown for series such as Vis a vis either By H or by B and movies like Skins (for which she was nominated for a Goya for best new actress in 2017) or Championsdied early this Friday at the age of 46 in Lloret de Mar (Girona).
Castro was in the indoor pool of a local hotel early this Friday morning. The actress was participating in the rehearsal of a synchronized swimming show prepared by the Kallipolis swimming club, directed by former swimmer Anna Tarrés. At that time, technical lighting tests were being carried out for the festival, scheduled for December 17. Around half past one, the actress felt bad. The emergency medical system doctors tried to resuscitate her, but she finally died.. The autopsy must confirm the cause of death.
Her family and friends have published a statement in which they highlight the “indelible mark” that the Catalan performer leaves with her “remarkable performance and charisma.” “Itziar was not only a talented actress and artist, but a tireless fighter for her ideals and beliefs. She faced every challenge with a determination and courage that inspired many. “Her contribution to the art world and her tireless work for equality and social justice will remain a lasting legacy of her passion and commitment,” reads the message, sent to the media by the agency that represented the actress, Bedelka Talent.
The career of Itziar Castro
Castro was nominated for the Goya for best new actress for her role in Skins (2017) Eduardo Casanova. Additionally, she worked in films such as The witches of Zugarramurdi of Alex de la Iglesia, Snow White of Pablo Berger, REC3 of Paco Plaza either Unconscious of Joaquín Oristrelland series like Paquita Salasof Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi. More generally, his career also developed in theater, musicals, video clips, directing castings or presenting events, in addition to a controversial time in Triumph operation, where she served as an acting teacher until she was fired by the program’s producer, Gestmusic. “I am so versatile and restless that if I need to change, I look for a life,” Castro said in an interview in February 2018 with this newspaper.
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