Socorro Avelar

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Socorro Avelar
Born 1925
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Died 11 February 2003
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Actor

Socorro Avelar (1925 in Cuernavaca, Mexico – 11 February 2003) was a Mexican actress.


Avelar studied at the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. In 1946, she debuted as a director for the play Doña Clarines. The following year, she went to the National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature. In 1950, she debuted as a stage actress in the play Rosalba y los llaveros, and as an film actress in 1962 film El tejedor de milagros. She also wrote the play Los irredentos (The Unredeemed) which was never released.[1]

On February 11, 2003, she died of stomach cancer.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Biografía de Socorro Avelar".  (in Spanish)

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