Broadway actress Doreen Montalvo dead at 56

Broadway and tv actress Doreen Montalvo has died on the age of 56.

The scoop used to be showed via her rep in a commentary received via Fox Information. They showed she passed on to the great beyond from a stroke.

Montalvo died on Saturday “surrounded via her husband Michael Mann and her circle of relatives after a contemporary unexpected ailment,” stated a rep in a separate commentary received via E! Information.

“Doreen did not simply illuminate the level, she brightened the sunshine in all of the ones round her,” learn the commentary. “She infused love into each and every position she performed in a numerous and a hit performing profession. Her circle of relatives is so appreciative to understand her paintings will continue to exist and be noticed within the upcoming movies of ‘In The Heights’ and ‘West Facet Tale,’ and for the outpouring of affection from each and every nook of the industry.”


Actress Doreen Montalvo has passed away at the age of 56. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for NYCLU)

Actress Doreen Montalvo has passed on to the great beyond on the age of 56. (Picture via Dia Dipasupil/Getty Photographs for NYCLU)

Montalvo used to be easiest identified for her level paintings, incomes a Drama Table Award nomination for her paintings within the ensemble of “Within the Heights.” She may also play a job within the movie adaptation.

She used to be additionally a part of the forged of “On Your Toes!,” the Broadway musical concerning the lifetime of Gloria Estefan.


Her different Hollywood credit come with a job within the upcoming “West Facet Tale” remake, in addition to temporary appearances in standard presentations like “Wreck,” “The Excellent Spouse” and “Madam Secretary.” The movie diversifications of “Within the Heights” and “West Facet Tale” — the actress’ ultimate performing credit — are set for free up in 2021.

Montalvo is survived via Michael Mann, a Broadway performer whom she married in 2010, and her step-children.

Doreen Montalvo played Gloria Estefan's mother in the Broadway musical 'On Your Feet!' (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Doreen Montalvo performed Gloria Estefan’s mom within the Broadway musical ‘On Your Toes!’ (Picture via Robin Marchant/Getty Photographs)

Estefan shared a picture of Montalvo on Instagram along a message of mourning.

“Into the loving fingers & angelic voice of the extremely gifted, Doreen Montalvo, @doreencita1, we entrusted the jobs of our mommas for our musical, On Your Toes. At other occasions all the way through the lifetime of our display she portrayed with gusto, care & professionalism each my mom, the indomitable Gloria Fajardo & Emilio’s loving mom, Nena,” mirrored the 63-year-old icon.


Estefan added: “However I think so lucky to had been ready to get to understand her as the superb human being that she used to be. Our hearts pass out to her husband, Michael, their gorgeous circle of relatives and everybody who beloved her which incorporates my circle of relatives as neatly. Leisure In Energy, Doreen, and thanks for all of the love you unfold simply being you. You’ll be ignored via many! We adore you!”

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