The key member of Betty's Ugly, the most successful telenovela in history, died on Tuesday in Bogota, and everyone is sad.
Today, the acclaimed Colombian creator and author, Fernando Gaitán, died at the age of 58 after having suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest. Gaitan is the creator of one of the greatest television successes I have Betty ugly and coffee with the smell of a woman.
"The Clinic of Earth regrets that the patient, Fernando Gaitán Salom, a screenwriter and television producer, died today at 13:46 after entering the heart attack rescue service and without responding to the resuscitation maneuvers." The country clinic and the entire medical and administrative team are expressing their the deepest condolences to the family, friends and relatives, as well as to all Colombians, "they reported from the hospital.
The author began his career at the age of 19 as a journalist in El Tiempo newspaper. Three years later, however, he gained a position on television, which allowed him to collaborate with serial scripts. There Gaitan found his profession.
His first success was in 1994 when he created Café con aroma de mujer. She also made her own version on Mexican TV. In 1999 I spoke Betty ugly, his most popular work, which succeeded in reaching the North American world, creating a local version that was spread around the world.
In 2010 he created the most watched telenoveel on Colombian television A Corazón Abierto, which surpassed his two great achievements. A few days ago, Sony Pictures Television announced they were working with Gaitan and signed a contract to create new content.