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Verónica Forqué

Spanish actress

Verónica Forqué is ...


Born 1 December 1955 in Madrid
Died 13 December 2021 in Madrid
Age 66 years

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship Spain
Birth name Ver\u00f3nica Forqu\u00e9 V\u00e1zquez-Vigo
Manner of death suicide by asphyxiation
Father José María Forqué
Mother Carmen Vázquez-Vigo
Sibling Álvaro Forqué
Spouse Manuel Iborra
Occupation film director, film actor and stage actor
Awards Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress, Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress, Goya Award for Best Actress, Goya Award for Best Actress, TP de Oro, New York Latin ACE Awards, TP de Oro, Sant Jordi Prize, Sant Jordi Prize, Málaga Award and Biznaga de Plata award to best actress
Hair color red hair
Medical condition mental depression
Field of work film

About Verónica Forqué

Verónica Forqué: The Spanish Actress Who Defies Convention

Verónica Forqué is a force to be reckoned with in the Spanish film industry. Born on December 1, 1955, in Madrid, she began her acting career at the age of 17 and has since become one of the most respected and versatile actresses in Spain.

Forqué's career spans over four decades, during which she has worked with some of the most prominent directors in the country, including Pedro Almodóvar, Carlos Saura, and Fernando Trueba. She has also starred in numerous stage productions and television series, showcasing her range as an actress.

Despite her success, Forqué has always been known for her unconventional approach to acting. She has never shied away from controversial roles, often portraying characters that challenge societal norms and conventions. Her performances are marked by a rawness and authenticity that have earned her critical acclaim and a loyal fan base.

Forqué's most notable roles include her portrayal of the free-spirited prostitute in Pedro Almodóvar's "What Have I Done to Deserve This?" (1984), for which she won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival. She also received critical acclaim for her role in "Kika" (1993), another Almodóvar film, in which she played a makeup artist who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation.

In addition to her acting career, Forqué is also a director and producer. She has directed several films, including "Kasbah" (2000) and "The Great Vázquez" (2010), both of which were well-received by audiences and critics alike.

Forqué's contributions to the Spanish film industry have not gone unnoticed. She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including several Goya Awards, Spain's highest film honor. In 2019, she was awarded the National Cinematography Prize, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of Spanish cinema.

Despite her success, Forqué remains humble and dedicated to her craft. She continues to challenge herself with each new role, always striving to push the boundaries of what is expected of her as an actress.

Verónica Forqué is a true icon of Spanish cinema, a trailblazer who has paved the way for future generations of actors and filmmakers. Her legacy will continue to inspire and influence the industry for years to come.


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About Death

Forqué was found dead in her Madrid residence on 13 December 2021 at the age of 66, presumably a suicide. She left two posthumous performances in feature films: 1000 Miles from Christmas (to be released on 24 December 2021) and Espejo, espejo (tentative 2022 release). She was also providing the voice for Rose in the upcoming animation series Pobre diablo, yet some scenes were still pending for recording; Buendía Estudios declined immediate comment on the show's future.

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