Go On's Tonita Castro Dead at 63

Tonita Castro, best known for her recurring role as Fausta on the short-lived Matthew Perry sitcom Go On, died of stomach cancer on Sunday, THR reports. She was 63.

The onetime teacher first got her start in show business as a news reader at Radio Express in Los Angeles. She was swiftly promoted to co-host of a Spanish-language show, where she was employed for nearly two decades.

Castro began her transition to acting in 2005 with a guest appearance on The Shield. Before booking Go On, she appeared on such programs as Dexter, Southland, Glee, Two and a Half Men, The Sarah Silverman Program, Raising Hope, Awkward and The League. 

Following Go On‘s cancellation in May 2013, Castro booked a starring role on the one-and-done Fox sitcom Dads. Her other TV credits include Kroll Show, The Grinder and Life in Pieces.

Castro is survived by her husband.

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9 Comments
  1. dude says:

    So sad to hear. R.I.P

  2. Volcfom says:

    Ah, very sad. R.I.P. to a very funny lady.

  3. Cassie says:

    She always made me laugh. Rest in peace.

  4. Gigi says:

    Very Sad news.
    My condolences to her family and friends.
    She was a funny lady and will be missed.

  5. CJ says:

    Such a shame. Go On was a very sweet show and Fausta was an especially memorable character. Tonita Castro was a great actress. My thoughts are with her loved ones.

  6. The Watcher says:

    I miss that show. She was great on it.

  7. flutiefan says:

    Awww I enjoyed her performances

  8. RIP #TonitaCastro you were always entertaining on TV