TV and Broadway actress Doreen Montalvo has died, her manager Steve Maihack confirmed on social media. Montalvo, who starred in the Broadway productions of In the heights
and appeared in a number of television titles including Elementary
and Madam secretary
, died on Saturday, she was 56 years old.“We are sorry to hear that she passed away today. Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to her husband Mike Mann and their family during this time, ”Maihack wrote in an Instagram post. “Love and light to all her friends, colleagues and fans… my heart hurts us all.”
About a month before his death, Montalvo suffered a stroke.
The actress’ career on Broadway has also consisted of roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, at your feet, Flash Dance The Musical and Giant. On the television side, Montlavo acted in Law & Order, a life to live, the good wife, Smash and Followed. She is expected to appear in Jon M. Chu’s In the heights and Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of West Side Story.