Adriana Roel


August 15, 2022

Rosa María Gorbea Osorio (Monterrey, July 5, 1934-Mérida, August 4, 2022), known as Adriana Roel, was a Mexican actress. She won two Ariel Awards in the Best Actress category, one in 1979 and the other in 2014. [2]

Biography and career

Rosa María Gorbea Osorio, although she was also referred to as Rosa María Gordeas Spoiler, [3] was born on July 4, 1934 in Monterrey. She studied at the theater school of the National Institute of Fine Arts. She started her career as an actress in 1957 in the play The Fallen Fruits, directed by master Seki Sano. Shortly after, he traveled to Paris, France, for a scholarship granted by the French government: in that country he studied at the Conservatory of Dramatic Art, and had French theater legends such as Jean Perymoni and Jacques Lecoq as teachers.[4] his return to Mexico debuted on television in 1960 in the telenovela Espejo de sombras. In cinema, she made her debut the previous year in the film My wife understands me. Since then, she has participated in various films, among which are: Autumn days, La loba, End of the party, Resignation for health reasons, Natural death and Chronicle of a breakfast, among many others. He had an equally extensive career in soap operas, with titles such as: San Martín de Porres, Viviana, Juana Iris, The strange return of Diana Salazar, If God takes my life, Hurricane and Loving you is my sin, among many others. His greatest passion was the theater, where he participated in more than forty stagings during his career, among many others, are: La innkeeper, The poet's touch, Game of queens, Alpha Beta, The Elephant Man, Each one his life, Autumn Sonata and Rita, Julia.[4] On May 16, 2007, she was honored for her fifty years of work as an actress. The event took place in the 4,100th performance of The Vagina Monologues, a play in which she participated in 2000 accompanied by other actresses.[5] She won the Ariel Award for best actress in 1979 for her work in the film Anacrusa, directed by Ariel Zúñiga, [4] and also in 2014 for her performance in the film I don't want to sleep alone.


On August 4, 2022, she died at the age of eighty-eight due to complications from Alzheimer's disease, a condition that the actress had already been fighting for years.[6] [7] [8]


Awards and nominations

TVyNovelas Awards

Bravo Awards

2007 Gold Calendar Awards

Ariel Awards

ACPT Awards


External Links

Adriana Roel at the Internet Movie Database.