The actress Itziar Castro He died this Friday at 46 while practicing a synchronized swimming show. After hearing the tragic news, hundreds of well-known faces have paid tribute to the artist, who in addition to her immense work on the big screen, she also left an important legacy as a defender of LGTBIQ + rights. The Kings, Philip VI y Joyhave sent a telegram to the actress's family, where they convey their most sincere condolences.

“We received the sad news of the death of Itziar Castro, a charismatic actress whose enormous talent earned her a Goya nomination as a revelation performer,” reads the telegram message.

Likewise, the monarch and the consort have stated that Itziar “was a cinematographic discovery, but also a social example for his ability to reach the Spanish public through his acting and speech.”

“With our recognition of his career, we want to extend to the entire family, in these difficult times, our sincere condolences, which we extend to all his friends and professional colleagues,” Don Felipe and Doña Letizia concluded in the statement.

The burning chapel of Itziar Castro

The wake of the Catalan actress began this Sunday around 9:15 a.m. in the Sala Pal·ladius in Pallejà (Barcelona). As confirmed by their representation agency, it will remain open “until necessary.”

The artist's coffin, which remains open, is covered by an LGTBIQ+ flag, several wreaths of flowers, as well as a lectern with a photograph of the actress with the following message: “I just want, from time to time, remember me.”