Known for his versatility in terms of characters and extensive experience in film, theater and television, he had a co-starring role this year in the telenovela “La mexicana y el güero”
Today, the Chilean actor – Mexican nationalized – Patricio Castillo died at the age of 81 , after being hospitalized for several days due to complications from a lung condition. Recognized for his extensive career in film, theater and television, he was distinguished by his versatility in terms of the characters he played.
Born in Santiago in 1939, Castillo began his career with small roles in soap operas such as “Viviana” and “Gabriel y Gabriela” , along with films recognized by critics, among which “Vals sin fin” , “Actas de Marusia” stand out. “ , ” Kill the lion “ , ” Family Chronicle “ and ” Dog loves “ .
Known for his amiable nature and for not generating scandals in his private life, Patricio Castillo applied the same professionalism to the roles he played both in theater and on television. His last appearances on the small screen were in the comedy series “My dear inheritance” and the novel “La mexicana y el güero” , where he shared credits with Itatí Cantoral and Juan Soler .
Before entering the hospital, Patricio Castillo thanked the public and made a clarification: “Thank you for your concern, I am hospitalized but thank God it is not Covid, I am stable, happy and grateful with life.” Both the National Association of Actors in Mexico and various personalities mourned the death of the interpreter, who worked for more than 50 years. Rest in peace.