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Carmen Salinas
Carmen Salinas Lozano

(1939-10-05)October 5, 1939
Died December 9, 2021(2021-12-09) (aged 82)
Occupation Actress, Comedian, Politician
Years active 1964–2021
Spouse(s) Pedro Plascencia (1956-?) (his death)
Children Pedro Plascencia Salinas (deceased)
Maria Eugenia Plascencia Salinas
Parent(s) Jorge Salinas Perez Tejada (deceased)
Carmen Lozano Viramontes (deceased)

Carmen Salinas Lozano (October 5, 1939 – December 9, 2021) was a Mexican actress, impressionist, comedian, politician and theatre entrepreneur. She was thought to be one of the first actress' in Mexico. She has appeared in over 100 movies.

She was known for her roles in María Mercedes, Hombre en llamas, La rose de Guadalupe, La familia P. Luche, Mujeres Asesinas 2, and in Parodiando. Salinas is known for her movie role in Abrázame muy fuerte.

Salinas was born on October 5, 1939 in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico.

Political and legislative career

In an interview conducted with El Universal in March 2015, Salinas declared that she "had been a priísta ever since [she] had the use of reason".

In 2015, the PRI placed Salinas on its proportional representation list for election from the fourth electoral region, winning her a seat in the Chamber of Deputies for the LXIII Legislature of the Mexican Congress; Salinas served on the Gender Equality, Radio and Television, and Health Commissions. Salinas, who only completed primary school, had the lowest educational level of all the deputies in the legislature.


Salinas had a stroke caused by hypertension on November 11, 2021 in Mexico City and was hospitalized while in a coma. She died a month later on December 9, 2021 at the age of 82.

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Telenovela Result
1993 TVyNovelas Awards Best Co-star Actress María Mercedes Won
1996 María la del Barrio Nominated
1999 Preciosa Won
2001 Abrázame Muy Fuerte Nominated
2002 Entre el Amor y el Odio
Special Award for Artistic Career Won
2003 Special Award: 50 Years as Actress
2010 Best First Actress Hasta que el dinero nos separe Nominated
2012 Triunfo del amor
2013 Special Lifetime Achievement Award Won
2008 Premios Diosas de Plata Female in a Minor Role La misma luna


On November 11, 2021, Salinas suffered a cerebral hemorrhage, brought upon by hypertension, which caused her to lapse into a coma. Salinas never regained consciousness and passed away on December 9, 2021, at the age of 82 in Mexico City.

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