Sara García

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Birthday
8, 1895
Birthplace
Veracruz, Mexico
Death Date
Nov 21, 1980 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1895
Birthplace
Veracruz, Mexico
Death Date
Nov 21, 1980 (85)

About

Notable for her grandmother roles in Escuadron 201, Los Tres Garcia, Eterna Agonia, and numerous other Mexican films of the 1940s and '50s, she is also remembered for her performances in such 1960s and '70s telenovelas as La Duquesa and Viviana.

Before Fame

While teaching art at a Catholic girls' school in Mexico, Garcia appeared in her first silent film, Alma de Sacrificio.

Trivia

A stage performer as well as a screen actress, she appeared in numerous productions staged by Mexico's famous Theater Virginia Fabregas.

Family Life

She was born in Veracruz, Mexico, to Spanish parents Felipa and Isidoro Ruiz. Her brief marriage to Fernando Ibanez resulted in an actress daughter named Maria Fernanda Ibanez; tragically, both Maria Fernanda and Sara Garcia's mother died of typhoid fever.

Associated With

She appeared in several films with the famous Mexican entertainer Cantinflas.