María de la Asunción Mercader Forcada (Spanish: [maˈɾi.a meɾkaˈðeɾ]; 6 March 1918 – 26 January 2011) was a Spanish film actress who appeared in some forty films between 1923 and 1992. Julian Gorkin wrote that her cousin was born Montserrat in the family of Caridad Mercader, mother of Ramon Mercader who murdered Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky in 1940, and during and after the WWII Montserrat who was very similar to Maria used her documents.
María de la Asunción Mercader Forcada
6 March 1918
|Died||26 January 2011 (aged 92)|
|Children||Manuel De Sica|
Christian De Sica
|Parent(s)||Luís Mercader Marina (father)|
María Salses (mother)
|Relatives||Ramón Mercader (cousin)|
- Maria Mercader i Fordada - Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana (in Catalan)
- "Vittorio De Sica". tcm.com. Retrieved 7 September 2010.