Meche Carreño Death Cause: This Friday, July 22, the death of Meche Carreño, an actress considered an icon of the Golden Cinema, was confirmed.
This Friday, July 22, the sensitive death of the Mexican actress María de las Mercedes Carreño Nava, better known as Meche Carreño, was confirmed at the age of 74, who worked alongside great directors such as Emilio “El Indio” Fernández and Alejandro Jodorowsky.
In addition to her acting career, the Veracruz woman also stood out as a model in her youth and it is thanks to this activity that she is beginning to be known massively as “The girl in the monokini”.
Let us remember that the time of the Golden Cinema in Mexico occurred between 1930 and 1969, a time in which Meche Carreño managed to venture into the final part of said period, after graduating from the school of dramatic art in the academy Andrés Soler from ANDA, an association that was created with the support of Jorge Negrete.
Her film career
In the mid-1960s Meche Carreño made her film debut with small roles, but it was not until the film “Damiana y los hombres” in 1967, a film directed by Julio Bracho that Meche became famous after showing herself as a seductive woman, which instantly made her a symbol of erotic cinema.
Two years later Julio Bracho would direct her again in the movie “Andante”, filmed in various locations in Europe, later he worked with the director Rogelio A. González, with whom he filmed “La sangre enemiga” in 1971 and “La innocent” in 1972.
However, it was not until 1973 that Meche Carreño reached one of her roles that would catapult her to international success, this by working with the prestigious director Emilio “El Indio” Fernández in her project “La choca”, which begins with images of Meche in a river, bathing naked, which made her achieve one of her greatest achievements in the industry of the seventh art when she received the Ariel for Best Female Co-acting.
Through her nvdes and characters in the cinema, Meche Carreño tried to argue about the hypocrisies of a prudish and repressed society, later she worked as a producer since her career in the cinema allowed her to get to know the industry in front of and behind the cameras.
Before her death, Meche was dedicated to environmental activism and is working on writing a children’s book.
Meche Carreño Cause of Death
Meche Carreño, actress and producer, passed away on July 21 at the age of 74 in the United States (USA) due to liver cancer.