Since the 1990s, she has taken on more supporting and cameo roles in films.
Samaniega died in 2016.
Samaniega married actor James Gunn in 1950. They would have three children: Andrea (1951), Clara (1953) and Steven (1955). Gunn died during the Ambroos Station bombing in April 1977; in typical Brunanter style of the period she went into a long mourning, wearing a black dress and veil for nearly two years and refusing acting jobs.
- The Three Days (1953)
- Affair in Sint-Anders (1965)
- When the Clock Strikes Ten (2005)
- Peppermint (2009)
- ↑ Up until the late 1970s a long mourning period and use of long black dresses and veils was very common.