The key member of "Betty Ugly," the most successful telenovel in history, died on Tuesday in Bogotá and all are sorry.
Today, the famous Colombian creator and author, Fernando Gaitán, died at age 58, after suffering a cardioprotective arrest. Gaitan is the creator of one of the greatest television achievements as I do Betty is ugly and Coffee with a female aroma.
"The Land Clinic complains that patient Fernando Gaitán Salom, a screenwriter and television producer, died today at 1:46 am, after having entered the emergency room in case of a heart failure and no response to the manned re-animation. The clinic in the country and all its medical and the administrative team express their deepest condolences to his family, friends and relatives, as well as to all Colombians, "they reported from the hospital.
The author started his career at age 19 as a journalist in the newspaper El Tiempo. However, three years later he received a place on television, which allowed him to collaborate with soap opera writers. There Gaitan found his call there.
His first success was in 1994, when he created Café con aroma de mujer. He also created his own version of Mexican television. In 1999 it was premiered Betty is ugly, the most popular creation that has managed to reach the North American world, where they made a local version that spread all over the world.
In 2010, he created the most watched telenovel on Colombian television A Corazón Abierto, which surpassed his two previous major achievements. A few days ago, Sony Pictures Television announced that they collaborated with Gaitan and signed a contract to create a new content.