A beloved soap star has sadly passed away. The news broke on Thursday afternoon that Mexican actress Edith González had died, reported ABC.
González was the star of popular telenovelas including "Corazón Salvaje," "Palabra de mujer," and "Mujer de madera," "Eva la trailera," and "Las Bravo." She died on Thursday at the age of only 54.
The National Association of Actors confirmed her death Thursday morning.
"Our condolences to your family and friends," said the organization of which González was a member.
The actress was not limited the television. She was also the protagonist of the musical "Adventurer" and the films "Salon Mexico," "But I'm still the king" and "Goodbye, Lagunilla, Goodbye."
González was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico on Dec. 10, 1964. She has had ovarian cancer since she was diagnosed in 2016.
After her sad diagnosis, she became a spokesperson for people with the cancer.
"I took along with my family the responsibility to live and live in love and joy," she told the press in April on statements about her state of health.
Please join us in praying for her family, friends, and fans. May God give them comfort and healing.