I am Betty, the ugly one: Peruvian followers mourn the death of Dora Cadavid, the actress who played “Inesita”

Dora Cadavid passed away at the age of 84. (Photo: RNC)

Hundreds of Peruvian fans of actress Dora Cadavid mourn her death on social networks. The Colombian artist won the hearts of the public by playing the character of ‘Inesita’ in the telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea.

The interpreter’s niece announced the news to the newspaper El Tiempo on the morning of this Monday, January 31. It should be noted that at the moment the exact reasons for the cause of his death are unknown.

On Twitter, many Peruvian followers remembered the Colombian actress by publishing video excerpts of her participation in I am Betty the Ugly one, as well as in woman-fragranced coffee from the 1994 version.

Remember that the race Dora Cadavid She started on television in 1954 for the telenovela titled Espectros, but she was already known in the radio industry thanks to the program La voz de Antioquía.

Likewise, due to the great talent that she had, the Colombian actress continued to be called for different productions and thus came to Una vida para amarte and Amores como el Nuestro. However, her popularity grew thanks to her participation in Yo soy Betty, la fea, where she played the beloved ‘Inesita’.

Peruvian fans mourn the death of Dora Cadavid.  (Photo: Twitter)
Peruvian fans mourn the death of Dora Cadavid. (Photo: Twitter)
Peruvian fans mourn the death of Dora Cadavid.  (Photo: Twitter)
Peruvian fans mourn the death of Dora Cadavid. (Photo: Twitter)


In 2012, Dora Cadavid He lived through one of the most difficult moments of his life when he had to face the death of his son Moisés, who was also an actor and theater director. He passed away due to cancer.

Despite the fact that she was very dear to her, she decided to move away from her family in recent years and was admitted to a geriatric center, where she was accompanied by other elderly people.

In one of the last interviews she gave, she explained the reason that led her to distance herself from her loved ones. “My nieces were worried because I lived alone and with age you shouldn’t be alone anywhere, and I don’t want to be a burden to anyone”, He told the program I know everything.

Dora Cadavid met with other actresses.  (Photo: Instagram)
Dora Cadavid met with other actresses. (Photo: Instagram)


In November 2021, the actor Raul Santa, recognized for his participation in Yo soy Betty, la fea, passed away. The news was confirmed by his co-star Julio César Herrera, who gave life to the popular Freddy Stewart Contreras.

Through his social networks, the Colombian actor said goodbye to his colleague with a heartfelt message, lamenting his irreparable loss. “Thank you Raul dear”. In the dedication he also shared a photo where Santa appears interpreting the famous “Pupuchurro”.

It should be remembered that in Yo soy Betty, la fea, the character of the artist had separated from Sofía, his wife, the secretary of EcoModa and a member of the ‘Cuartel de las feas’, to start a relationship with the model Jenny.


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