Ana Ofelia Murguia

Ana Ofelia Murguía, the beloved voice behind Mama Coco in Pixar’s enchanting movie Coco, has passed away at 90. Mexico’s National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature confirmed her death, highlighting her immense impact on Mexican performing arts.

With a career spanning seven decades, Murguía left an indelible mark on stage, film, and television. Beginning in 1967 with La Tormenta, she graced screens in films like Mi Querido Tom Mix and memorable TV shows like Mozart in the Jungle.

Her passionate portrayal in Coco’s heartrending scene, singing “Remember Me,” resonated deeply, earning the film an Academy Award for Best Original Song. Her exceptional contributions to Mexican cinema earned her accolades, including the prestigious Golden Ariel Award.

Murguía cherished her acting journey, finding fulfillment beyond awards. Her legacy as an esteemed actress and her stirring performance as Mama Coco will endure in the hearts of many.