Gabriela Elena Spanic
Gabriela Elena Spanic Ulterra was born in Ortiz,
the state of Guarico in Venezuela on December
10th, 1973. She has a twin sister Daniela, a younger
sister Patricia and one brother, Antonio. The Spanic
family is traditional Croatian-Venezuelan family.
Her father moved with her grandparents from
Croatia to Venezuela back in 1947.
Gabriela first appeared as an extra, which brings
her the opportunity to earn bigger parts in the future.
She appared in "Rosangelica", where she plays Karla.
The role the openned her doors to her firts lead role
was when she peformed in "Morena Clara" where she
shows all of her talent as bitchy Linda Prado. In 1994
her lead role was for sopa opera"Como Tu ninguna".
A big star of Mexican TV series, Fernando Colunga.
Her husband Miguel also got a chance to participate in
this show; he played a supporting role as billionaire
Douglas Maldonado. LA USURPADORA broke all the
records with audiences and it became one of the most
recognized telenovelas ever.