This Thursday we woke up with tragic news in the world of cinema. Rocio Borrallo, 42-year-old actress, has died of “unknown causes.” This has been made known by the actor and director Alfonso Sanchez through his Twitter profile. “A wonderful actress has left, who loved acting. A good person who loved life. She leaves unexpectedly and too soon, leaving a deep sadness in those of us who had the opportunity to share the path with her. Rest in peace, Rocío.
Immediately there has been a wave of comments and farewells from multiple official and professional accounts with whom you have surely shared many moments in front of and behind the cameras.
A wonderful actress has left, who adored acting. A good person who loved life. She leaves unexpectedly and too soon, leaving a deep sadness in those of us who had the opportunity to share the path with her. Rest in peace, Rocio.#RocioBorrallo pic.twitter.com/NUmbO3uCHS
— Alfonso Sánchez (@mundoficcion) May 24, 2023
even his own Andalusian Film Academy has launched a message on this social network to say goodbye to the young actress: “We deeply regret the death of actress Rocío Borrallo, who participated in productions such as La Peste or El mundo es suyo, among others.”
From the Andalusian Film Academy, we deeply regret the death of actress Rocío Borrallo, who participated in productions such as La Peste or El mundo es suyo, among others. pic.twitter.com/RHDldKHHEg
— Andalusian Film Academy. Carmen Awards (@acacineandaluz) May 25, 2023
Rocío Borrallo’s career
In addition to various performances in the theater world, Rocio Borrallo He was part of the cast in series and movies such as Plague (2018), the world is yours (2018), ignorance of blood (2014), The Flight of the Train (2011), Father Medina (2009) and The descent (2006).
Although ‘La peste’ (Movistar Plus+) is the series for which it is best known, the other productions should also have a place in this article, just as Borrallo deserves to be remembered throughout his professional film career. The first steps of her on the small screen arose in 2009 with ‘Padre Medina’, a Canal Sur production that told the story of Paulino Medina (“Father Medina”), a young, modern and handsome priest who dreams of being a missionary in Rwanda.
‘The flight of the train’ (available on Amazon Prime Video) is another of the films that gave the Sevillian actress a boost in her career in 2011. This film addresses the grief suffered by a mother when her daughter is diagnosed with leukemia. Blanca’s mother has to return to the hospital because this disease that she suffers from has worsened. At that moment, she realizes that she has to sacrifice everything to help Blanca overcome her illness.
‘The ignorance of blood’ It also marked the career of Rocío Borrallo with a plot about mafias and kidnappings. In this film, she has shared the scene with Juan Diego Botto, who was the head of Homicide in Seville and has two very dangerous cases on his hands.
In another of his most notable films with ‘The world is yours’, The Sevillian gets into the skin of a feminist.
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