María Sonia Furió Flores (30 July 1937 – 1 December 1996) was a Spanish-born Mexican actress.

Sonia Furió
Furió in 1957
María Sonia Furió Flores

(1937-07-30)30 July 1937[1]
Died1 December 1996(1996-12-01) (aged 59)[2]

Early life


Furió was born in Alicante, the daughter of Nicolás Furió Cabanés and María Flores Guillén.[1] She was very young when her family emigrated to Mexico because of the Spanish Civil War.[1] She became a naturalized Mexican citizen on 2 May 1952 at age 14.[1]



Furió's debut was in the film Y mañana serán mujeres (1955).[3] She studied modern and folkloric dance, English, French, painting, and sculpture.[3] She completed her studies in stagecraft at the Academia de Andrés Soler.[3] She won a golden medal from the Asociación Israelita for her role in the film Los desarraigados (1960).[3] For her work in La cárcel de Cananea (1960), she received a trophy from the Asociación de Críticos Mexicanos.[3]




  1. ^ a b c d "Falleció Sonia Furió víctima de neumonía". El Siglo de Torreón. 3 December 1996. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Sonia Furió - Actriz". Sistema de Información Cultural (in Spanish). Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Sonia Furió, María Duval y Norma Mora tres bellas del cine mexicano". La Nación. October 9, 1961. Retrieved 23 January 2014.