The actress Itziar Castro died this Thursday night at the age of 46. A sad farewell that comes just a few days after the farewell of one of the most recognized figures in Spanish culture, Concha Velasco. In fact, Concha was one of Itziar’s famous references, so he was deeply moved by her death.
On December 2, it was announced that Concha Velasco died at the age of 84 at the Puerta de Hierro Hospital in Majadahonda. His sons, Manuel and Paco, reported the death through a letter sent to the media. Considered one of the great figures in the history of Spanish cinema, the death of ‘the ye ye girl’ caused a great shock to the Spanish society, but especially to those who knew her personally.
Many famous faces said goodbye to Concha Velasco, including Itziar himself. At the doors of La Latina Theater in Madrid, where the funeral chapel was held, the actress made a statement to Europa Press where she could not help but appear very emotional and affected.
“I’m an actress because of him”
There, through tears and almost unable to speak, Itziar expressed how important Concha was in his life: “I just can’t speak. He is a very important person for me.” In addition, he admitted that he owes his career to him: “A week ago he saw my short film and he told me again … Every time I met him he told me ‘good you’re an artist’, and me. I’m an artist.” for him”.
“When I was three years old, I saw her and I sang ‘Mom, I want to be an actress’. She knows how much I love her … Manuel too, the whole family,” she continued to say before the end of this message. of praise and joy: “It’s fundamental in every sense, so … I just say ‘live and live the show.'”
It was the last public appearance of Itziar Castro. An appearance in which he mourns the death of a person who is his great reference… Without knowing that just a few days ago the cinema and culture had to mourn him.