The Mexican actor Andrés García, well-known film and soap opera heartthrob, died yesterday at the age of 81 after complications in his health.
“With a pain that I did not know could be felt in my soul, I want to inform the public that I have always followed and loved my husband, family and friends, as well as the media, that my husband, Andrés García, the love of my loves, is resting next to Our Lord Jesus “informed through social networks Daisy Portilloactor’s wife.
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“Andrés received a transfusion on Sunday, April 2, at the Santa Lucía Hospital. That same Sunday we returned home, but his little body was already very tired. He received extreme rites on Monday, April 3, while I was next to him, as well as my sister and her nurse. I stayed by his side, taking care of him and loving him until his last breath. He left in peace and in a way that I thank God for. Andrés left this earthly plane at 3:07 p.m. His body will be veiled in this, which is his house, starting tomorrow (today) ”, the statement read.
The artist, immortalized for his role as Peter Navaswas born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, but obtained Mexican nationality when her parents migrated to that country.
In 1966, when he was 25 years old, he made his first film. Chanoc. Also participated in more than 100 films and several Mexican soap operas such as ‘My name is Courage’, ‘The tycoon’, ‘The forbidden woman’, ‘The privilege of loving’, ‘Bridal veil’, ‘Scandal’, ‘Deceived women’, ‘The body of desire’, among others .
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After her retirement from acting, she dedicated herself to creating content for her YouTube channel and producing her biographical series.
Definitely, good health did not accompany him in recent years. He was married several times, beat prostate cancer and leukemia.
When the world began to emerge from the covid pandemic, in 2022, the actor worried his followers when he announced that he suffered from cirrhosis. “According to the soap opera heartthrob, this condition was caused by his youth full of excesses,” reports Infobae. “I tried everything and without measure,” he said in an interview with ‘windowing’ in July 2022.
Five days before his departure, his wife, Margarita Portillo, revealed that the degenerative disease she suffered from had completely taken away her appetite, complicating her condition with anemia and pneumonia. The widow also revealed that García would have relapsed into his addiction to alcohol and cocaine, even would have had an overdose in mid-November. The truth is that the actor died away from his three children: Andrés Jr., Leonardo and Andrea, he even took them out of his will.