MADRID – On December 2, veteran actress Concha Velasco passed away at the age of 83, leaving behind a valuable Spanish film, stage and television treasure. She is widely known for her groundbreaking roles and has won many major awards in her long career.
Concha Velasco was born in 1939 in Valladolid and grew up in Madrid. She fell in love with acting at the age of 17 and quickly impressed the audience with her natural acting style. In a career spanning more than 60 years, Concha has participated in hundreds of films and television series, as well as plays.
In 1989, she won the Goya Award for Best Actress for her role in “Les Yeux Bands” (Blindfolded Eyes). In 2009, she was honored with the Honorary Goya Award for her great contributions to Spanish cinema. In addition to the prestigious film award, Concha also won 3 Spanish national theater awards for his roles on the theater floor.
In 2018, at the age of 79, she announced her retirement from acting. Concha Velasco left a great legacy for Spanish cinema and theater, as well as inspiration for the next generation of young actors. She is honored and remembered forever by the world.