Rebecca Jones, a Mexican-American telenovela actress has died after suffering from pneumonia and ovarian cancer. She was 65 years old at the time of her death. She reportedly died “peacefully” and was surrounded by her loved ones.

“She left in peace and with a deep appreciation to her audience for which she worked all her life,” noted Jones’ representative, Dana Vazquez.

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Who was Rebecca Jones?

Jones was born on May 21, 1957, in Mexico City, but moved to California as a young girl. Her father was from the United States and her mother was from Mexico. She studied at Saddleback College, the South Coast Actors Corporation, and the University of Southern California.

She was married for 25 years to actor Alejandro Camacho with whom she worked sharing credits in many telenovelas such as, El angel caido, Cuna de lobos, Imperio de Cristal, Para volver a amar and Que te perdone Dios. Together they have a son named Maximiliano Camacho Jones.

In 2018, Jones was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, which led to health complications for the actress.