Silvio Horta Wiki
Silvio Horta was an American screenwriter and television producer. He was best known as the creator of ABC’s popular series “Ugly Betty”.
The series “Ugly Betty,” which starred America Ferrera, ran for four seasons on ABC from 2006 to 2010 and was adapted from the hit Colombian telenovela “Yo soy Betty, la fea.” Horta served as showrunner and head writer on the comedy-drama.
During its run, the show won two Golden Globes, one for best comedy series and one for Ferrera. The original series was created in 1999 by Fernando Gaitan and ran until 2001.
Horta’s moved into TV in the earlly 2000s with the Sci Fi series “The Chronicle,” which ran for a single season. In 2003, Horta continued his science fiction run with the UPN series “Jake 2.0.” The series, which also ran for one season. His most recent credit was for writing the 2015 TV movie “The Curse of the Fuentes Women.”
According to variety, Horta had a project with Mary J. Blige in development at Fox in 2018. The prospective series, titled “Move,” was inspired by the life of famed choreographer and creative director Laurieann Gibson, who created routines for the likes of Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga.
Silvio Horta Age
Horta was born on August 14, 1974 in Miami, Florida, United States. He died on January 7, 2020 in Miami, Florida. He was 45 years old.
Silvio Horta Family
Horta was born in Miami to Cuban parents.
Silvio Horta Gay
Horta was openly gay. He came out to his family at the age of 19.
Silvio Horta Death
Silvio Horta was found dead in a Miami motel room on Tuesday January 7, 2020 in an apparent suicide. He was 45.
America Ferrera paid tribute to Horta in an Instagram post. Ferrera wrote, “I’m stunned and heartbroken to hear the devastating news of Ugly Betty creator, Silvio Horta’s death. His talent and creativity brought me and so many others such joy & light. I’m thinking of his family and loved ones who must be in so much pain right now- and of the whole Ugly Betty family who feel this loss so deeply.”
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I’m stunned and heartbroken to hear the devastating news of Ugly Betty creator, Silvio Horta’s death. His talent and creativity brought me and so many others such joy & light. I’m thinking of his family and loved ones who must be in so much pain right now- and of the whole Ugly Betty family who feel this loss so deeply.
Silvio Horta Cause of Death
Silvio Horta’s cause of death was suicide. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.