Violeta Vidaurre

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Violeta Vidaurre
Violeta Rosa Ester Vidaurre Heiremans

(1928-09-12)12 September 1928
Traiguén, Chile
Died1 June 2021(2021-06-01) (aged 92)
Santiago, Chile
Cause of deathProblems caused by Alzheimer's disease
Alma materPontifical Catholic University of Chile
Years active1959–2016
  • APES [es] Award for artistic career (2011)
  • Enrique Silva Cimma Award (2015)

Violeta Rosa Ester Vidaurre Heiremans (12 September 1928 – 1 June 2021), better known as Violeta Vidaurre, was a Chilean actress. She was born in Traiguén, Chile. Her career lasted from 1959 to 2016. She starred in many telenovelas. Her best known appearances in telenovelas were Romané and Pampa Ilusión.

In 2017, Vidaurre was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.[1][2] She died from the disease on 1 June 2021 in Santiago de Chile, aged 92.[3]

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  1. "Denuncian que la actriz Violeta Vidaurre fue llevada a un hogar de ancianos contra su voluntad" [Complaint that the Actress Violeta Vidaurre was Taken to a Nursing Home Against Her Will]. El Mercurio (in Spanish). Santiago. 2 May 2017. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  2. Miranda, Eduardo (3 May 2017). "El alzehéimer logra separar a los actores Violeta Vidaurre y Pedro Villagra" [Alzheimer's Manages to Separate the Actors Violeta Vidaurre and Pedro Villagra]. El Mercurio (in Spanish). p. C12. Archived from the original on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  3. Llora el espectáculo nacional: recordada actriz Violeta Vidaurre muere a los 92 años (in Spanish)

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