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Carmen Zapata

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Biography

Carmen Zapata (L) with WIT President Talmadge Ragan

Source: www.womenintheatre.com

Carmen Margarita Zapata (July 15, 1927 – January 5, 2014) was an American actress. Zapata was born in New York City to a Mexican father and an Argentine mother.

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  • Born: Carmen Margarita Zapata July 15, 1927 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: January 5, 2014 (aged 86) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1946–2002
  • Spouse(s): Ron Friedman (1957-1963) (divorced)

Read more about Carmen Zapata at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Actress Carmen Zapata dies after long career
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-01-07 21:35:17
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emmy-nominated actress Carmen Zapata, who started a foundation to promote Hispanic writers because jobs were so scarce, has died of heart problems, colleagues say. She was 86.

Actress Carmen Zapata dies at 86
Yahoo Entertainment, 2014-01-07 20:16:29
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colleagues say actress Carmen Zapata has died of heart problems. She was 86.

Actress Carmen Zapata Dies at 86
Variety, 2014-01-07 02:45:49
Actress and producer Carmen Zapata, one of the most respected Hispanic-Americans in the performing arts, died Sunday night in Van Nuys, Calif., from complications of heart failure. She was 86. Zapata was perhaps best known to wider audiences for her roles in the film “Sister Act” and its sequel, both ...

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