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Photos: Remembering Chus Lampreave, the Ultimate Chica Almodóvar


The actress, who died this week, was the oldest and canniest of the Spaniard’s squad of fabulous chicas, the Edith Massey to his John Waters.

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Chus Lampreave at a photo call for El artista y la modelo in Madrid, Spain, September 2012. Photo by Eduardo Parra/Getty Images.

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Rossy de Palma and Chus Lampreave in The Flower of My Secret, 1995. Photo © Sony Pictures Classics, courtesy Everett Collection.

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Lola Dueñas, Penélope Cruz, Yohana Cobo, and Chus Lampreave in Volver, 2006. Photo © Sony Pictures Classics, courtesy Everett Collection.

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Eva Cobo, Pedro Almodóvar, and Chus Lampreave on the set of Matador, 1986. Photo © Cinevista, courtesy Everett Collection.

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Pedro Almodovar in 2013.

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Chus Lampreave, Carmen Maura, and Marisa Paredes in Dark Habits, 1984. Photo by Mary Evans/Ronald Grant/Everett Collection.