Doreen Montalvo, a stage and screen actor best known for his performance in the Broadway musical “In the Heights,” died Saturday afternoon after a sudden illness. Diversity has confirmed. She was 56.
Montalvo recently reprized his role as a bolero singer in John M. Chu’s adaptation of “In the Heights” and as a member of an ensemble in the adaptation of Steven Spielberg’s musical “West Side Story.” to be prime ministers in 2021.
On Broadway, Montalvo was a member of the ensemble, a bolero singer and backup for Daniela, Camilla and Abuela Claudia in the original line-up of In the Heights. In “On Your Feet!”
Her non-Broadway credits and national tours include Giant, Flashdance, Mamma Mia, La Lupe and Curvy Widow. She starred in the Broadway production of “Mrs. Doubtfire ”as Janet Lundi and a member of an ensemble before the coronavirus was forcibly stopped.
The late actor has also appeared in numerous television series, including Law and Order, The Good Wife, Break Up, A Life to Live and Elementary and Mrs. Secretary. Her film credits, all from 2013. , include “The Tale of Timmy Two Chins”, “Jack, Jules, Esther & Me” and “Tracked”.
Montalvo is survived by her husband, stage actor Michael Mann and her stepchildren.