The Mexican telenovela star Edith González died at age 54 of ovarian cancer.
Her death was confirmed by the official Mexican news agency Notimex and the TV stations for which she worked, Televisa and TV Azteca.
Gonzalez was diagnosed three years ago with ovarian cancer. She entered remission in 2017, but it returned this year.
In 2016, González posted to Instagram revealing doctors discovered cancerous tissue in her abdomen. She beat her first bout of cancer but it returned this year.
She was best known for her role in the soap opera Salomé, but also played the lead role of Monica in the 1993 telenovela “Corazón Salvaje,” as well as the telenovelas”Doña Barbara and “Los ricos tambien lloran
She began her career as a child actor in the 1970s, going on to work over four decades in television, film, and theater productions in Mexico.
She is survived by her husband, Lorenzo Lazo, and her 14-year-old daughter Constanza.