Miriam Colon, iconic U.S. Latina movie, theater actress, dies

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Miriam Colon, iconic U.S. Latina movie, theater actress, dies

President Barack Obama awards the 2014 National Medal of Arts to actress, theater founder and director Miriam Colon in 2015. Colon, an icon in U.S. Latino theater who starred in films alongside Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, has died at age 80. Her husband, Fred Valle, told The Associated Press that Colon died early Friday because of complications from a pulmonary infection.

Miriam Colon, iconic U.S. Latina movie, theater actress, dies

President Barack Obama awards the 2014 National Medal of Arts to actress, theater founder and director Miriam Colon in 2015. Colon, an icon in U.S. Latino theater who starred in films alongside Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, has died at age 80. Her husband, Fred Valle, told The Associated Press that Colon died early Friday because of complications from a pulmonary infection.
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