Spanish actress Amparo Rivelles has died at the age of 88.

The veteran star passed away in her native Madrid, Spain on Thursday (07Nov13).

The daughter of acting couple Rafael Rivelles and Maria Fernanda Ladron de Guevara, she began her screen career in the 1940s and appeared in films like 1944's romantic drama El Clavo (The Nail).

She went on to work with acclaimed actor/director Orson Welles, landing a role in 1955's Mr. Arkadin, aka Confidential Report, before moving to Mexico, where she spent 20 years living and working in Mexican films and telenovelas.

Further details about her death have yet to be made public.