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The actor Juli Mira, in an interview with Agencia EFE in 2022.
The actor Juli Mira, in an interview with Agencia EFE in 2022.French Natxo (EFE)

The Alicante actor Juli Mira died this Saturday on the age of 75, as reported by the Alcoi City Council (Alicante), the place he was born. Mira is a acknowledged actor within the Valencian performing scene who, all through an extended profession, alternated dubbing, movie, theater and tv.

In 2021, Mira obtained the excellence from the Generalitat Valenciana for Cultural Merit, in 2019 he was awarded the Valencian Audiovisual Honor Award and in 2022, the Alcoi City Council awarded him the Premi 9 d’Octubre. Alcoi City Council has expressed its “support and solidarity” to the artist’s household, colleagues and associates in “very painful moments for all those who have lived and worked alongside him.” For his half, the mayor of the Alicante city, Toni Francés, has expressed, by way of his social networks, that right now is “a very sad day.” “Juli Mira, a great actor, a great Alcoyan and a great friend, has left us. He carved out his prolific career through effort, showing not only great interpretive quality, but also great human quality. Goodbye friend,” he wrote.

His in depth profession started in 1972 inside the group of Alcoyan actors who have been followers of the La Cazuela theater. In the cinema she participated for the primary time within the movie The portentous lifetime of father Vicent. For a number of many years he participated in initiatives on quite a few tv networks, each regional ones comparable to Canal 9 or TV3, and nationwide stations comparable to Antena 3, Telecinco or TVE. One of his most remembered roles is that of Gallardo within the collection Tell meToni Alcántara’s boss on the newspaper Pueblo. In the La 1 collection she appeared in additional than 40 chapters.

He started on the planet of performing by way of his buddy Lluís Miquel, from Tabalet, who made him a proposal “dishonest enough for him to accept it and leave the bank,” declared the actor in an interview given in July 2022 to the EFE company. . He labored in banking from 18 to 39, however he mixed it with theater. On trip he would do filming, theater gigs and that approach he would kill the bug. But his true ambition was all the time to dedicate himself to performing.

He performed major characters or protagonists in collection comparable to blood inheritance (1995-1996) y At the flower of the pores and skin (1996-1997) for the Valencian regional tv Channel 9; crimes (1999-2000) for TV3; and Hospital Central (2001-2002) for Telecinco, amongst others. Mira additionally stood out in roles comparable to Blasco Ibáñez within the manufacturing Sorolla letterso and flicks com Thanks for the tip (1996), by Francesc Bellmunt, The sea (1999), by Agustí Villaronga, o The island of the Dutchman (2000), by Sigfrid Monleón.

In his position as a voice actor, Mira supplied voices for nice worldwide performers comparable to Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart and Peter O’Toole. Marlon Brando was her favourite, she mentioned then, after dubbing him The Godfather and in The final Tango in Paris. “When I got home, my wife would joke and tell me: ‘You didn’t leave Paul (Marlon Brando’s character in Bertolucci’s film) in the studio,’ because I would take him home,” she declared a 12 months and a half in the past.

He additionally confessed that he wanted the theater just like the fitness center. “Doing a theater performance from time to time is what gets me in shape and in some way theater is that, it keeps me up to date. I do things that I would never have done in my life in the theater and I feel like I’m going back to the beginning.”

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