Toto Vega, renowned Colombian actor, died suddenly this Sunday, September 25. This character is remembered for his participation in different television and film projects; He also earned the affection and admiration of Colombians due to his long career in front of the spotlight.
The interpreter has participated in several national productions, such as “They call me Lolita”, “Sofía, give me time”, “Everyone wants with Marilyn”, “Los Reyes” and “Las detectives y el Víctor”, among others.
Who was Toto Vega?
Colombian actor Ariosto Vega, better known as Toto Vega, began in the spotlight world in 1990 working for projects related to film, theater and television. One of the first works in which he participated was “La mujer doble”. He also performed functions as a cultural manager in his native country.
One of the series that brought him international fame was “Surviving Escobar, alias JJ”, a Netflix production in which Toto Vega appeared to play Iván Darío Urrego.
Toto Vega was present in the series “Surviving Escobar, alias JJ”. Photo: Netflix
Why did the Colombian actor die?
The actor was present at the Barichara Green Film Festival along with his wife, Nórida Santander, but suffered a sudden heart attack at the end of the event. For this reason, the organization pronounced itself lamenting the departure of Toto Vega.
“It is with deep sadness and pain that we confirm the passing of our co-director Toto Vega. It is an indescribable moment for everyone, we appreciate his prudence, his love and respect for his family, ”you can read in the description of the publication on Twitter.
Green Film Festival regrets the departure of Toto Vega. Photo: @festivaldecineverde/Instagram
Marcela Carvajal pronounces herself before the death of Toto Vega
One of her recording partners did not hesitate to express her condolences at her departure: “I have no words to express what I feel. On the one hand, I feel that my great prize at the Barichara Green Film Festival was being able to be close to Nórida Rodríguez and Toto Vega. That last hug, my dear and sweet Toto, will remain forever in my soul. Nórida, Linda, receive all my love, my support and the strength that I can offer you.”
Marcela Carbajal considers that her award at the Green Film Festival was having been with Toto Vega. Photo: @marcelacarbajal/Instagram
Toto Vega’s speech before he died
The actor was apparently doing well during the time he appeared at the Green Film Festival. For this reason, some users shared the speech he gave at the event.
Andrés Parra dedicated a few words to Toto Vega
After learning about this unfortunate departure, some characters from the artistic world spoke out expressing their love and admiration for Toto Vega. One of them was Andrés Parra, who used his official Intagram account to send his condolences.
“I don’t understand anything. I love you ‘Totico’ good journey dear, may you be pure light, pure beautiful energy and be able to illuminate us from the infinity of the source that now gathers you. What I laughed at in this life with you, Mariko. I thank you so much ”, you can read in the description of the post.
Andrés Parra sends warm words to Toto Vega. Photo: @soyandresparra/Instagram
Most remembered performance
Ariosto ‘Toto’ Vega He passed away from a heart attack last weekend. Thousands of Colombians lamented his sudden departure and remembered some of his appearances on television.
His character of Alonso Santorini (Alberto Santofimio), Pablo Escobar’s right-hand man in the series “Escobar, el patron del mal”, is the most outstanding of the actor.
Ariosto ‘Toto’ Vega, actor of “Escobar, the patron of evil”. Photo: TV capture.