Javier Ruán has more than 60 years of artistic career, having worked in television, radio soap operas, film, theater and literature
Mexico City- Mexican actor Javier Ruán, born in Navarcén, Michoacán, died of a myocardial infarction on Monday afternoon at the age of 81.
No family members or friends have provided further details.
Javier Ruán has an artistic career of more than 60 years, having worked in television, radio soap operas, film, theater and literature.
He started his artistic career at the age of 17, in the TV series Angustia del Pasado, and then achieved great success in Rina, Simply María, Ana del Aire, Al Final del Arcoíris, Corazón Salvaje, especially in Historical plot Senda de Gloria and the burning torch.
As a screenwriter, he won the TVyNovelas Award in 1997 for developing a best original story about Pueblo Chico, Infierno Grande in his hometown of Michoacán.
In film, he has collaborated on more than 20 films, among which the outstanding Pedro Páramo and Los Marcados earned him the Academy of Film Science and Art in 1971 ( Ariel) nominated for best actor.
Additionally, he wrote books including an autobiography entitled “From Prodigal Son To the Beloved”, to celebrate his 78th birthday.
The National Association of Actors (ANDA) awarded the Eduardo Arosa Mena Mena medal to the actor for 50 years of uninterrupted artistic careers. This was in addition to the Tabasco cultural platform that was presented to Olmec’s principal after 46 years of professional career.
For its part, the Michoacán State Ministry of Culture paid tribute to his artistic career in 2005 and named him “Favorite Son”, which was the first time he was distinguished from Nahuatzense.