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The life of Irma Serrano, "La Tigresa", in key data


Irma Serrano, renowned Mexican actress and singer of rancheras and corridos, passed away this Wednesday at the age of 89. These are some of the main facts about her life.

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These are some of the most outstanding data of Irma Serrano, Mexican actress, singer and politician, who died on March 1, 2023.

  • Irma Serrano, "La tigressa", dies at the age of 89, reports the Association of Interpreters of Mexico


Date of birth:

December 9, 1933

Place of birth:

Comitan, Chiapas

Birth name:

Irma Consuelo Cielo Serrano Castro

Date of death:

March 1, 2023


Cause of death:

Heart attack


His mother owned 16 coffee and sugarcane farms in Comitán, and his father, Santiago Serrano Ríos, "Chanti", was a poet of the Zoque ethnic group, journalist and writer

Other names:

"La Tigresa", which she took from a tape where she performed in 1973


Singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman and politician

Private life

He maintained personal relationships that aroused the interest of the entertainment media, such as the one he had in 2000 with Patricio "El Pato" Zambrano, a former participant in a reality show and who later tried to venture into politics.

Musical career

In 1962 he launched his musical career as a ranchera music singer with his self-titled album.

Her hits like “Canción de un preso”, “El amor de la paloma” and “Nada gano con quererte” made her a famous artist in the 1960s.

film career

La Tigresa participated in almost twenty films.

She began her career as a film actress at the age of 29, sharing credits with the wrestler El Santo in the film "Santo contra los Zombies".

She also worked alongside other famous actors like Antonio Aguilar and Mario Moreno “Cantinflas”.

In the 1970s, she reached the pinnacle as an actress with the premiere of “La Martina”, her most recognized film.

And in 1973 she participated in "La Tigresa".

At the end of the 1970s and during the 1980s, he participated in films such as "Naná" and "Lola la Trailera", as well as in "Las amantes del señor de la noche", together with Emilio "El Indio" Fernández.

facet of businesswoman

In 1973, she bought the Renacimiento Theater and renamed it Fru Fru, located in the center of Mexico City, where she produced and starred in several plays, consolidating herself as a businesswoman.

television appearances

As part of his career in television, he had sporadic appearances in programs such as "La Hora Pico" and in the telenovela "La Madrastra" on Televisa.

political career

Her political career began in 1991 as a candidate for senator for the Cardenista Front for National Reconstruction Party.

From 1994 to 2000, she represented her home state as a Senator of the Republic for the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD).

In the year 2000, she ran for the leadership of the Cuauhtémoc Delegation for the Social Alliance Party (PAS).



he launches as a singer of ranchera music and premieres his first film "Santo contra los Zombies"


he films his famous film “La Martina”


premieres "La Tigresa", another of his most important films, and "Santo y el águila real"


he stars in one of the most iconic films of his career “Naná” –it opens in 1985


appears in the film "Lola la Trailera", along with his colleague Rosa Gloria Chagoyan


she entered politics as a candidate for senator


reaches the Senate for the PRD


participates in the Televisa soap opera “La Madrastra”


dies of a heart attack

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Source: cnnespanol

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