Emma Cohen

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Emma Cohen
Rodríguez Zapatero entrega a Emma Cohen la Gran Cruz de la Orden Civil de Alfonso X el Sabio concedida, a título póstumo, a Fernando Fernán Gómez (cropped).jpg
Born Emmanuela Beltrán Rahola
(1946-11-21)21 November 1946
Barcelona, Spain
Died 11 July 2016(2016-07-11) (aged 69)
Madrid, Spain
Other names Emma Silva
Occupation Actress, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1967–2016
Spouse(s) Fernando Fernán Gómez (2000-2007)

Emmanuela Beltrán Rahola (21 November 1946 – 11 July 2016) better known as Emma Cohen was a Spanish actress, director, producer, and writer. She appeared in many Spanish language films. She portrayed Gallina Caponata in Barrio Sésamo, a counterpart to Big Bird in the Spanish version of Sesame Street.

Personal life[edit]

Emma Cohen was married to actor Fernando Fernán Gómez until his death in 2007.[1] She died on 11 July 2016, aged 69, after a battle with cancer.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Rolfe, Pamela. "Spain's Fernando Fernan-Gomez dies at 86", The Hollywood Reporter, 2 November 2007; retrieved 5 July 2010.
  2. ^ Actress Emma Cohen dies at 69, archyxx.com; accessed 12 July 2016.
  3. ^ Obituary, elpais.com, 11 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Trop jolies pour etre honnetes (1972) Full Production Credits." The New York Times; retrieved 5 July 2010.

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