Actress Ilka Soares died this morning (18) in Rio de Janeiro, aged 89. With a career that also includes modeling and presenter work, she was hospitalized at Clínica São Vicente, in Gávea, and would be 90 years old next Monday (21).
The information was published by his grandson, the stylist Thomas Azulay, on his social media page. According to a statement from the family, the death occurred at 7:30 am.
“She misses her a lot and the certainty that life is beautiful. Long live Ilka!”, the text ends.
wanted by Brazil Agencythe press office of Rede D’Or, of which Clínica São Vicente is a part, did not disclose further details about the hospitalization and death until the closing of this report.
Ilka’s acting career includes soap operas and films, and her first film performance was in 1949, in Iracema, by Vittorio Cardineli. Since then, there have been more than 40 works, according to the IMDB website, one of the main references in information about audiovisual works.
The list includes soap operas such as Anjo Mau (1976), Que Rei Sou eu? (1989) and Rent Belly (1990). The last work was in 2013, in the movie Vendo ou Alugo, by Betse De Paula.