Puerto Rican actress, former politician Velda Gonzalez dead at 83

Puerto Rican actress and former politician Velda Gonzalez has died at the age of 83, according to Puerto Rican news agencies. The El Nuevo Día

Puerto Rican actress and former politician Velda Gonzalez has died at the age of 83, according to Puerto Rican news agencies.

Puerto Rican actress and former politician Velda Gonzalez has died at the age of 83, according to Puerto Rican news agencies. (4/21/16)

PUERTO RICO - Puerto Rican actress and former politician Velda Gonzalez has died at the age of 83, according to Puerto Rican news agencies.

The El Nuevo Día says Gonzalez died Wednesday night, apparently of natural causes.

She rose to fame in the Latin American world when she starred on the show Criada Malcriada for more than a decade. 

Gonzalez also served five terms as a senator for Puerto Rico's popular democratic party.

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