Galician actor Chete Lera dies in a traffic accident in Rincón de la Victoria (Málaga)


The interpreter Chete Lera (A Estrada, Pontevedra, 72 years old), has died this Thursday in a traffic accident that occurred in the Malaga municipality of Rincón de la Victoria, as confirmed by the Film Academy.

The Galician interpreter has been killed in a traffic accident registered in the municipality of Rincón de la Victoria, after the car he was driving left the road and fell down a drop of around 50 meters.

As reported by Emergencies 112, around 6:50 p.m. this Thursday, telephone number 112 received a call from a witness who reported that a car had suffered an accident and had fallen down a slope into a dry river on Calle del Río , next to a nursery area.

Police sources confirmed that the car left the road and fell down a steep slope of about 50 meters to a plantation.

Winner of the Best Actor award at the 2002 Malaga Film Festival along with the rest of the cast of ‘Smoking Room’, by Julio Wallovits and Roger Gual, Lera also developed an important career on stage, where he was directed by José Luis Gómez, Lluís Homar or Gerardo Vera, among others.

‘The Red Squirrel’, by Julio Medem; ‘Secrets of the heart’, by Montxo Armendáriz; ‘Family’ and ‘Barrio’, by Fernando León de Aranoa; ‘Open your eyes’, by Alejandro Amenábar; ‘Flowers from another world’, by Iciar Bollain or ‘Full moon’, by Imanol Uribe are some of the more than 50 films in which he took part.

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