Javier Bardem’s mother, Spanish actress Pilar Bardem, dies

Actress Pilar Bardem died at the age of 82 in Madrid. For several days, she was in one of the capital’s clinics due to the worsening lung disease not related to the coronavirus. “It is with deep sadness that I accept the news of the death of actress and activist Pilar Bardem. I send my condolences to her children, family, friends and colleagues. Thanks to her memory, she will always be with us, “Minister of Culture Mikel Iketa wrote on social networks.

Pilar Bardem is the mother of three talented actors: Javier, Carlos and Monica Bardem. Relatives say that she suffered from breathing problems for many years, which forced him to carry an oxygen cartridge with him.

For a long life full of creative events, she managed to play many roles in cinema, theater and television series. She is the recipient of the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress for No One Tells Us When We Die. Together with her brother Juan Antonio Bardem in 1975, Pilar directed the film The Power of Desire. And in the 80s, she actively starred in famous television series. 1997 was the year she worked with Pedro Almodovar: she got a supporting role in his film Living Flesh.