Pilar Pellicer

Pilar Pellicer (born María del Pilar Pellicer López de Llergo; 12 February 1938 – 16 May 2020) was a Mexican film actress. At the 17th Ariel Awards, Pellicer won the Ariel Award for Best Actress for La Choca.

Pilar Pellicer
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Pilar Pellicer in a publicity photo for the film Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
Born
María del Pilar Pellicer López de Llergo

(1938-02-12)12 February 1938
Died16 May 2020(2020-05-16) (aged 82)
Mexico City, Mexico
Burial placePanteón Francés
OccupationActress
Years active1959–2017
Spouse(s)James Metcalf (1960-1975) (divorced) (3 child)[2]
ChildrenAriane Metcalf Pellicer
2 sons
Relatives8 siblings, including Pina Pellicer and Ana Pellicer
Carlos Pellicer (uncle)
AwardsAriel Award for Best Actress

BiographyEdit

 
Pilar Pellicer in Day of the Evil Gun (1968)
 
Pilar Pellicer along with Glenn Ford in 1968

She was daughter of César Pellicer Sánchez, a lawyer by profession, and wife María del Pilar López de Llergo, both from Tabasco. At age 18, she studied at the Academy of Contemporary Dance, and was trained by Seki Sano. She later abandoned dance to study philosophy at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She also studied at the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura. She debuted as an actress in the movie El vendedor de muñecas in 1955.

DeathEdit

On 16 May 2020, Pellicer died from COVID-19 at 82 during the COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico.[3]

Filmography (selected)Edit

  • El vendedor de muñecas (1955)
  • The Life of Agustín Lara (1959) - Admiradora joven
  • Nazarín (1959) - Lucía (uncredited)
  • Escuela de verano (1959) - Magdalena Dávila
  • La Fièvre Monte à El Pao (1959) - Pilar Cárdenas (uncredited)
  • Quinceañera (1960) - Olivia
  • El gángster (1965) - (uncredited)
  • Tajimara (1965) - Cecilia
  • Pedro Páramo (1967) - Susana San Juan
  • The Bandits (1967) - (uncredited)
  • Day of the Evil Gun (1968) - Lydia Yearby
  • Las visitaciones del diablo (1968) - Paloma
  • Los amigos (1968)
  • Santa (1969)
  • La trinchera (1969)
  • ¿Porque nací mujer? (1970) - Josefa
  • El mundo del los muertos (1970) - Doña Damiana Velazquez / Alicia
  • Santo y Blue Demon: El mundo de (1970)
  • Siempre hay una primera vez (1971) - (segment "Isabel")
  • Una mujer honesta (1972)
  • Los perturbados (1972) - (segment "La Búsqueda)
  • Manuel Saldivar, el texano (1972)
  • El Festín de la Loba (1972) - Gloria
  • La Choca (1974) - La Choca
  • Las Poquianchis (1976) - Santa
  • Balún Canán (1977) - Matilde
  • El mexicano (1977)
  • Los amantes frios (1978) - Jacinta (segment "El difunto al pozo y la viuda al gozo")
  • Las del talon (1978)
  • Tres Mujeres en la Hoguera (1979) - Mané
  • Cadena perpetua (1979) - Mujer de Pantoja
  • Las golfas del talón (1979)
  • Rigo es amor (1980) - La Tulipana
  • Con la muerte en ancas (1980) - Madre de Casey
  • Zorro, the Gay Blade (1981) - Don Francisco's Wife
  • Las Siete Cucas (1981)
  • Showdown at Eagle Gap (1982) - Señora Romero
  • Dulce espiritu (1986)
  • Amor a la vuelta de la esquina (1986)
  • Un asesino anda suelto (1991)
  • Marea suave (1992)
  • Playa azul (1992) - Señora
  • El ocaso del cazador (2017) - (final film role)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Riera, Emilio García (1997-01-01). Historia documental del cine mexicano (in Spanish). Universidad de Guadalajara. ISBN 978-968-895-662-5.
  2. ^ https://www.archyworldys.com/mexican-actress-pilar-pellicer-dies/
  3. ^ "Murió de coronavirus la actriz Pilar Pellicer a los 82 años". Clarín. Retrieved 2020-05-16. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

BibliographyEdit

  • Agrasánchez Jr., Rogelio (2001). Bellezas del cine mexicano/Beauties of Mexican Cinema. Archivo Fílmico Agrasánchez. ISBN 968-5077-11-8.

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