People Staff
November 30, 2007 AT 04:00 PM EST

According to La oreja (Televisa), Victoria Ruffo’s father passed away today (Friday) in Mexico City. The actress, 45, left Colombia, where she was working on a telenovela, to go to Mexico for the emergency.

Ramón Martínez Río died at 7:30 a.m., and a wake is being held for his body south of the Mexican capital. He will be cremated tomorrow at noon. The actress hasn’t yet released a statement to the press.

Ruffo was previously married to comedian Eugenio Derbez, with whom she has a son. The actress is currently married to Mexican politician of Lebanese descent, Omar Fayad. The two are parents of twins.

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