Miriam Colon


Age: 80

Puerto Rican pioneering actress in U.S. Latino New York theater who starred in films alongside Marlon Brando and Al Pacino whose images appeared on posters throughout the American Southwest for her role in the 2013 movie adaptation of the quintessential Chicano novel Bless Me, Ultima, but who had been active as late as 2015 with a cameo appearance on the AMC-TV series Better Call Saul, whose film roles also included appearances in One-Eyed Jacks with Brando and in The Outsider with Tony Curtis, who was widely known as the Cuban-American mother of Tony Montana (played by Al Pacino) in the 1983 movie Scarface.

Cause of Death: Complications from a pulmonary infection

Born: August 20, 1936

Died: March 4, 2017

New York City, New York