Rio de Janeiro – Actress and comedian Marina Miranda died at the age of 90 on Monday night (20). The information was confirmed by the Regional Emergency Center (CER) of Leblon, in Rio de Janeiro, where she was hospitalized since last Sunday (19).

“The direction of the Regional Emergency Center (CER) of Leblon regrets to inform that the patient Marina Miranda died this Monday night (20). She was hospitalized in the unit, with a serious condition, since the 19th”, informed the institution through a note.

On the day the artist was taken to the hospital, one of her daughters, Sylvia Miranda, gave details of her mother’s state of health and explained that the condition was irreversible.

“Unfortunately, my queen my mother went into a coma due to Alzheimer’s, and the condition is irreversible. She has tuberculosis, 3 dermis, and pulmonary urinary infection,” said Sylvia. She also went so far as to ask her fans and followers for help in getting the matriarch transferred to a private hospital.

Marina Miranda would turn 91 on the next 30th. The artist became known for playing Crioula Difícil, a character in the humorous Balança Mas Não Cai, in addition to her roles in Professor Raimundo’s Escolinha, Os Trapalhões, Dona Xepa, Dancin’Days. There is still no information about the funeral and burial.

Famous mourn death

The comedian Helio de La Peña paid a tribute on his social network.

“My deep feelings. Marina Miranda was an unrecognized icon. For decades she was a black woman who pioneered irreverent, iconoclastic, abused humor. Marina made my childhood very happy. I have the greatest respect for your history and great admiration for your talent for making people laugh. As her biographer Clóvis Correa says so well, Marina was much more than the Crioula Difícil, her most striking character. Rest in peace, my queen. May the family and fans keep the good times that Marina provided us”, she posted on Instagram.

Also through a social network, Paulo Cintura, who also worked at the “Escola do Professor Raimundo”, lamented the actress’ death. “Another TV star rises to join the CELESTIAL cast of the Escolinha do, Prof. Raimundo. May Marina Miranda has Good Light and Peace in the Spirit”, says the post.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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