Second Chance actress dies of cancer



Mexican actress Lorena Rojas, who
starred in more than a dozen
telenovelas, died Monday of cancer at
her Miami home. She was 44.
Born in Mexico City, Rojas’ first acting
gig was in 1990 in telenovela
Alcanzar Una Estrella, produced by
Televisa, followed by the sequel
following year, Alcanzar Una Estrella
She went on to star in several
Televisa productions between 1992
and 1997 including Buscando El
Paraiso, Bajo Un Mismo Rostro and El
Alma No Tiene Color.
She signed on to TV Azteca in 1998,
starring that year in Azul Tequila
alongside Mauricio Ochmann, with
whom she would later star in 2001’s
Como En El Cine.
A singer-songwriter, Rojas also
released her debut album in 2001,
Como Yo No Hay Ninguna. In 2005,
she starred in telenovela El Cuerpo
Del Deseo, alongside Andrés García,
Mario Cimarro, Erick Elías, & Sonia
Noemí, on Telemundo. In 2006 she
released her second album, Deseo.
Rojas had been fighting cancer since
2008. Her 44th birthday was less than
a week ago, when she tweeted,”Thank
you all for celebrating my birthday
with me. Beautiful day”.