“Coco,” a film that won an Academy Award, featured Murguía as the voice of Mama Coco.
There has been a passing of Ana Ofelia Murguía, a Mexican actress who was renowned for her performance in the Disney Pixar film Coco. She was ninety years old.

It was on Sunday that the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature in Mexico made the announcement that Murguía had passed away.

According to the message, which was translated from Spanish to English and posted on X (which was formerly known as Twitter), “With deep sadness we regret the sensitive loss of the leading actress Ana Ofelia Murguía, who was part of the stable cast of the @CNTeatromx from #INBAL and whose artistic career was vital for the performing arts of Mexico.”

A conclusion was included in the statement that said, “We extend our condolences and warm hugs to her family and friends.”

When it came to her passing, no more information was disclosed.

Lee Unkrich, who is also the co-director of Coco, was the one who shared the news on Instagram.

The news that Ana Ofelia Murguía, the cherished Mexican actress who provided the voice for Mamá Coco, has gone away at the age of 90 is a terrible and shocking development that I have just learned. Alongside a photograph of himself and Murguía, he added, “She will be a treasured addition to our ofrenda this year.

When Murguía made her debut on television for the very first time in 1967, her career really got underway. In the course of her career that spanned many decades, the actress made appearances in a number of Mexican films and television series.

After starring with Gael García Bernal and Anthony Gonzalez in the 2017 film Coco, which was produced by Disney and Pixar, Murguía became a well-known figure all over the world. Murguía provided the voice of Mama Coco in the film.

Additionally, the Disney film was awarded two Academy Awards, one for Best Animated Film and another for Best Original Song for the song “Remember Me,” which was performed by Murguía in the film.

Some of the other films in which Murguía appeared as an actor include Life Sentence, The Queen of the Night, and Mi querido Tom Mix.

A succession of Ariel Awards and the Ingmar Bergman Chair Medal were awarded to Murguía over her career. In April 2023, she collected the Ingmar Bergman Chair Medal, which marked her last public appearance since her career began.

By Anna

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