Nuryn Sanlley

Nuryn Sanlley Pou (known as La Pinky, September 18, 1952 – April 30, 2012) was a Dominican character and comic actress, best known for her popular character La Pinky, who for more than 25 years was part of the lives of Dominican children.

Nuryn Sanlley
PseudonymLa Pinky
Birth nameNuryn Sanlley Pou[1]
Born(1952-09-18)September 18, 1952
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
DiedApril 30, 2012(2012-04-30) (aged 59)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
MediumFictional character
EducationTeatro Nacional Eduardo Brito
Years active19??–2011
Subject(s)Character comedy
Talent show
SpouseEdgar Peña
ChildrenCatherine Dianne, Yelitza Haimara, Edgar Alejandro[2]
Relative(s)Irvin Alberti (son-in-law, married to Yelitza Haimara)[3]

She died from a brain tumor on the night of April 30, 2012.[3]


Sanlley was the daughter of Tomás José Sanlley Gómez and Nury Amada Pou Ortiz; from her childhood she loved the acting and singing. Finally in the 70s she began to practice as an actress and singer, participated in programs including El Show del Medio Día beside Roberto Salcedo and Freddy Beras Goico. She retired from the national art media to devote to their children and what became her most famous character, but continued her acting career.

La Pinky was a celebrity since she was an eight-year-old girl, starring Nuryn Sanlley for generations and was part of children's entertainment in the Dominican Republic. It was presented more than 23 times in the Teatro Nacional Eduardo Brito (once per year) which was supported by thousands of children, and had a segment on the Sunday variety program El Gordo de la Semana Freddy Beras Goico. It was characterized by using a red dress with white dots with an unusual make-up.


  1. ^ Fernández, Ulises (1 May 2012). "Artistas y productores de TV destacan cualidades de Nuryn Sanlley". Listin Diario. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
  2. ^ Fernández, Ulises. "Descendants of Martin Sanlley Arnaud". Retrieved 10 February 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Falleció anoche Nuryn Sanlley" (in Spanish). El Caribe. 1 May 2012. Archived from the original on 17 June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2014.

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