Xonia Benguría, a Cuban actress who was identified for co-writing and starring within the 1954 film Casta de Roble, has died, a household spokesman informed Sarkarijob. She was 96.
The author and actress died on July 31 in New York, the household spokesman mentioned. Along with writing and starring in Casta de Roble (Caste of Oak), helped solid acclaimed Mexican actor David Silva within the movie. She labored alongside her husband Manolo Alonso, who additionally produced and directed the film, to jot down the script. Casta de Roble informed the story of a poor, younger lady who has a son with a person from a rich household. Her son is later taken away from her.
In 2015, the UCLA Movie & Tv Archive partnered with Cinemateca de Cuba (the nation’s nationwide movie archive) to revive movies from 1932 to 1960 and included Casta de Roble within the preservation effort.
Benguría’s different movie credit embrace the 1951 musical comedy Cuando las Mujeres Mandan (When Girls Rule) and the 1949 movie Escuela de Modelos (Modeling Faculty).
Benguría is survived by her sons Victor Alberto, Geroge, and Paul, her son-in-law Nick, grandchildren Chenell, Doreen, Michael, Nicholas, Anne Marie, Andrew, and Griffin, and her great-granddaughter.
A memorial has been deliberate for Aug. 29 in Astoria, Queens.