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Actress Amparo Soler Leal dies

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Oct 28, 2013 | 11:15am EDT

Spanish actress Amparo Soler Leal has died at the age of 80. The veteran star passed away in Barcelona on Friday (25Oct13) after a long period of ill health. Soler Leal rose to fame in the 1950s and '60s as a stage and screen actress and was known for her work with director Luis Garcia Berlanga, teaming up for a slew of projects, such as 1961's Placido, La Escopeta Nacional in 1978, and 1993's critically-acclaimed comedy Todos a la carcel. Her filmography also includes 1976's Retrato de Familia with Antonio Gimenez-Rico, and Pedro Almodovar's 1984 comedy drama What Have I Done to Deserve This?. She was married to actor and theatre director Adolfo Marsillach from 1954 and 1956, and was the widow of producer Alfredo Matas, who died in 1996.

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