Photos: Remembering actress Lupe Ontiveros

Published 2:37 PM ET, Fri July 27, 2012
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Actress Lupe Ontiveros, who co-starred in the hit films "Selena" and "As Good as It Gets," died Thursday night, July 26. Ontiveros was 69. Her publicists told CNN the cause of death was liver cancer. Mathieu Young/CNN
Ontiveros, left, acted in "Real Women Have Curves" with America Ferrera. Here the actresses attend the premiere in New York in2002. Getty Images
Jose Alberto and Ontiveros dance at a 2003 after-party for the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival in Hollywood. Getty Images
Ontiveros addresses the Imagen Awards show in 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. Getty Images
Cinematographer Dion Beebe chats with Ontiveros and Sally Kirkland at a pre-Oscar luncheon in 2003 in Beverly Hills. Getty Images
Actresses Debbie Allen, from left, Piper Laurie and Ontiveros accept the Legacy Series Spotlight Award during the Women in Film 2009 Crystal And Lucy Awards. Getty Images
Sharon Lawrence, Brenda Strong and Ontiveros participate in a staged reading in 2009 in Los Angeles. Getty Images