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Carmen Zapata

14 July 1927 to 5 January 2014

An American stage, film and television actress of Mexican-Argentinian descent who co-founded the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts, Zapata played a key role in championing Latino and Hispanic culture in the theatrical profession. On screen she was best known for roles in Sister Act (1992) and Death in Granada (1996).

- Read Carmen Zapata's Variety obituary here