Actress Lilia Aragón passed away at 82 this Tuesday, leaving a great legacy in film, television and theatre.

The middle of the show is in mourning because this Monday, August 2, the death of the actress Lilia Aragón was confirmed at the age of 82, a film, television and theatre star in Mexico who leaves a legacy as a soap opera villain. 

The news about the death of the actress was first given by the journalist Mara Patricia Castañeda. Still, it was later confirmed by the National Association of Actors (ANDA), who expressed their condolences to family and friends. 

At the moment, her children have not given statements about the death of their mother. However, it was announced that Lilia Aragón was at her home in Cuernavaca at the time of her death because she had moved with the intention of taking care of her health. 

Life and career of Lilia Aragón 

Lilia Isabel Aragón del Rivero was originally from Cuautla, Morelos , and was born on September 22, 1938. She was the daughter of Eliseo Aragón Rebolledo and granddaughter of the owners of the “Ofelia” tent through which artists such as Mario Moreno “Cantinflas” paraded. 

Aragon was an outstanding actress in film, television and theatre, leaving a great legacy. One of the soap operas that gave her the most recognition was “Cuna de Lobos“, in which she played Magdalena Betancourt with María Rubio. 

In addition to being one of the most beloved and talented actresses, she had a degree in Law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico ( UNAM ) and a Bachelor of Literature and Dramatic Art from the Faculty of Philosophy Letters of the same university. 

Lilia Aragón married twice, the first with the politician Enrique Soto with whom she had three children: Gabriela, Enrique and Alejandro Aragón. The latter has also devoted himself to acting and has participated in soap operas such as “Complices to the rescue” and “La picara soñadora”. 

After her divorce, she married the editor Guillermo Mendizábal, with whom she had her fourth child, Pablo Mendizábal, who also followed in his mother’s footsteps as he is an actor and stage director. 

Lilia Aragón children
Alejandro Aragón and Pablo Mendizábal, children of Lilia Aragón. Photo: Instagram

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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