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Berta Riaza

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Berta Riaza
Berta Riaza Gómez

(1927-07-27)27 July 1927
Died24 July 2022(2022-07-24) (aged 94)
Madrid, Spain
Years active1947–2003

Berta Riaza Gómez (27 July 1927 – 24 July 2022) was a Spanish actress. She was in over 100 movies and 60 stage shows during her near-60 year career.

Life[change | change source]

Born in Madrid, she began her career in 1947 on a stage play titled Historia de una casa.

In 1959, she made her movie debut with Diez fusiles esperan. Her best known movie roles include: Entre tinieblas (1983), Luces de bohemia (1985), El placer de matar (1988) and El Puzzle (2000).

Her career mainly was focused on movies and stage roles. However, she appeared in a few television shows with Televisión Española. In 1980, she starred as Doña Guillermina in the miniseries Fortunata y Jacinta.

In 2003, Riaza retired saying that the only roles she was getting were in unpopular stage plays.[1]

Riaza died on 24 July 2022 in Madrid, three days before her 95th birthday.[2]

Awards[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. El País, ed. (9 August 2004). "Me retiro. Estoy cansada, necesito disfrutar trabajando". El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 November 2012.
  2. Muere a los 94 años la actriz Berta Riaza (in Spanish)

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