Actress Alicia Hermida Dies At The Age Of 89

The actress Alicia Hermida, known for playing the role of Valentina in the TVE series ‘Cuéntame how it happened’, has died this morning at the age of 89. The theater, film, and television performer, as well as a teacher, has died in the Villanueva de la Cañada (Madrid) nursing home where she lived with her husband, also an actor Jaime Losada. The Actors and Dancers Management Association AISGE has been in charge of announcing the news through its social networks.

Alicia Hermida dies, the beloved Valentina of ‘Tell me how it happened’

“Our Valentina who made us enjoy so much, laugh, fall in love, dream and remember that, at any age, at any moment, life was worth living .” With these words, the official Twitter account of ‘Tell me how it happened’ of the actress has been fired. A death with which her co-workers are “dismayed”. Hermida played Grandma Herminia’s happiest friend (whom María Galiana played) until 2013.

The actress, film, television, and theater performer, where she made her debut in the 1950s, received the Vida Una Vida award from the Union of Actors in 2017. In addition, her role in Valle-Inclán’s version of ‘Divinaspalabras’, directed by José Tamayo, led her to obtain a Max Award in 1999.

‘Maribel and the strange family’ (1960) was Alicia Hermida’s first film appearance. On television, in addition to the aforementioned role in ‘Cuéntame’, she will be remembered for participating in series such as the Spanish version of ‘The Golden Girls’, ‘Manos a la obra’, and other productions where she had supporting roles such as ‘Médico family’, ‘7 lives’, ‘Companions, ‘Hospital Central’ and even ‘Paquita Salas’, the series by Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi.

The farewell to the actress will take place from 5:00 p.m. this afternoon at the M-40 funeral home in Madrid.

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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