Victim of Covid-19 the actor passed away Ernesto Yáñez, who participated in more than 60 film and television productions as “Pastorela” and “Beginning and end“,
He was in poor health and since last week he was being treated at home, avoiding a hospital because it was more risky, he said at the time Marco Treviño, Secretary of the Interior and Exterior of the National Association of Actors (ANDA).
Tonight the National Association of Actors (ANDA) confirmed the death of the winner of the Ariel for Best Actor in a Picture 1987 for his work in The Empire of Fortune.
“My deepest, sincere and affectionate condolences to Ernesto Yanez, great actor, friend and warrior in many battles. Big hug. Rest in peace dear, ”wrote filmmaker Gerardo Tort.
The @andactores deeply regrets the death of our colleague Ernesto Yañez Trujillo, a member of our union, which occurred today. Our condolences to your family and friends. Rest in peace pic.twitter.com/cMo8oCwEEN
– Andactores (@andactores) December 18, 2020
Last Friday a message began to circulate on social networks requesting 9,000 pesos to presumably help Yañez in his fight against the coronavirus.
ANDA clarified that from the beginning they had been close to the actor.
Yáñez counted nearly 50 years of career and a filmography exceeding 60 film and television productions, also participating in theater.
He began his career in the film “The Devil’s Mountain” and the series “Los miserables”, which have been followed by projects such as “White lies”, “Reach a star” and “Checked time”.
Since March the Mexican art sector has been touched by the Covid-19 in the people of Leticia, Huijara, Eduardo España, Andrea Legarreta, Galilea Montijo, Danna García, Camila Sodi, Tenoch Huerta and Ursula Pruneda, among others.
Singers have died from coronavirus Óscar Chávez and Yoshio, the actresses Pilar Pellicer and Cecilia Romobesides the actor Raymundo Capetillo.