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Gabriela Spanic Poster

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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 10 December 1973Ortiz, Guarico, Venezuela
Birth NameGabriela Elena Spanic Ulterra
Nickname Gaby
Height 5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gabriela studied psychology, but she knew all the time that her real passion is acting. In 1992, she participated in a beauty pageant, and won the title of "Miss Venezuela International". Gabriela first appeared as an extra, which brought her the opportunity to earn bigger parts in the future. She appeared in Rosangelica (1993), where she played Karla. The role which led to her first lead role was her performance in Morena Clara (1994) where she showed all of her talent as bitchy Linda Prado. In 1994 her lead role was for soap opera Como tú, ninguna (1994). Her partner on the show was Venezuelan actor Miguel de León who later became her husband. Gabriela moved with her husband to Mexico. Two roles were offered to Gabriela. Poor and goodhearted Paulina and evil sarcastic Paola. La usurpadora (1998) broke all the records with audiences and become one of the most popular soap opera in Mexico, and in 120 other countries, and was translated into 25 languages.She later divorced. Gaby is planning to surprise us with her singing talent in this new project. Her contract with "Televisa" expires in May 2001. Since, she has become such a big star, there is no doubt that "Televisa" will offer her the new one.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Gabriel Lombardo

Spouse (1)

Miguel de León (22 October 1997 - 28 September 2003) (divorced)

Trivia (12)

Gabriela donated the wheelchair she used in the TV series "La Usurpadora" to a worthy cause.
Has a pet snake Cleopatra which she and her twin sister saved from being killed and nursed it back to health.
Has a Croatian background from her father. He moved from Croatia to Venezuela with his parents in 1947
Gaby Spanic was a student of Marjorie Flores, and a member of "El Ballet de Marjorie Flores."
She was an original guest on "El Club de Los Tigritos."
She has a twin sister, Daniela Spanic who played Paola Bracho in a fight scene of La usurpadora (1998). It was too hard to film the twins using camera tricks, so the producers contracted Daniela, who is a fashion model, to make this scene "fighting" her real life twin Gabriela, who then, played the part of Paulina. Gabriela revealed this in the Argentinian television show "Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand".
Was Miss Body in the "Miss Venezuela International" (1992)
On July 7, 2008, she gave birth to her first child, a son named Gabriel de Jesús. Child's father is her ex-boyfriend.
Has two brothers named Antonio and Adiel and a younger sister named Patricia.
Filming "la Venganza" in Colombia [September 2002]
Filming "La duena de tu amor" [April 2010]
Filming "Prisionera" in Miami. [November 2003]

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