Popular Mexican Telenovela star, Edith Gonzalez has been reported dead at the age of 54, as the news of her unfortunate death was announced on Thursday, three years after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
According to the report by CNN, the death of Edith Gonzalez was confirmed by the official Mexican news agency Notimex and the TV stations for which she worked, Televisa and TV Azteca.
Since the sad news of her death, fans of the popular TV series have been sending in their condolences from around the world not just in Mexico.
The actress revealed in August 2016 that doctors discovered cancerous tissue in her abdomen. Her cancer entered remission in 2017 but returned sometime this year.
She is survived by her husband, Lorenzo Lazo, and 14-year-old daughter, Constanza.
Edith Gonzalez began her career as a child actor in the late 1970s and appeared in dozens of telenovelas, films and theater productions in Mexico for over four decades.
She is well-known for her lead role as Monica in the 1993 telenovela “Corazón Salvaje,” “Doña Barbara and “Los ricos tambien lloran.”
Gonzalez was also the first actress to take the lead in the musical “Aventurera” — one the longest-running shows in Mexico. She portrayed a woman who turned into sex work after her mother abandoned her as a child.
After she was diagnosed with cancer in 2016, she constantly spoke about her treatments and the subsequent hair loss. She appeared on magazine covers, shared encouraging messages on social media and took speaking engagements to address cancer prevention. as per CNN