The actor and Mexican theater producer Fred Roldán died this Saturday at the age of 62 due to neck cancer that he suffered from and that had him hospitalized in his last days, reported his ex-wife, also actress Lupita Sandoval.
“The time has come to embark on the journey to continue bringing smiles, magic and love to another plane”Sandoval posted on his Instagram account.
The actress took advantage of the space to thank the support of the people who donated blood, in addition to the prayers and affection “provided to our beloved Fred Roldán”.
“Here is his legacy, his characters, his audience, his friends, his family who will help tell his story”he expressed.
And he pointed out that “El Señor Teatro”, as the actor was also known, “will continue to be present in every applause, in every text and in the hearts of the people who had the privilege of walking by his side”.
Roldán, who played more than 50 characters throughout his career, was facing neck cancer, for which he had to be hospitalized in an emergency.
Fred Roldán was born on September 29, 1959 in Mexico City. He was a singer, actor and producer with more than 50 years of artistic career. He was the founder of the Roldán Sandoval Cultural Center, a theater that he turned into his own home, after his separation from actress Lupita Sandoval.
His most remembered character is Pinocchio, which he characterized since 1980 and for which he was considered “The Pinocchio of Mexico”.
His productions were mainly aimed at children, with works such as “Peter Pan”, “The Wizard of Oz”, “Aladdin”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Snow White”, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “The Portrait of Dorian Gray”, among others.
In 1992 he premiered the Mexican musical “And the witches arrived”, which to date was presented at his venue.
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