The world of Colombian entertainment begins the month of February in mourning. Dora Cadavid Without a doubt, he marked several generations with his performances in national telenovelas, among them ‘Romeo y Buseta’, ‘Francisco the mathematician’, ‘La ley del corazón’. However, his most remembered characters are still those he brought to life in ‘I am Betty, the ugly one’ and ‘Coffee with the aroma of a woman’.
At 84 years old, after spending several of them in a nursing home in Bogotá by her own decision after retiring from an acting career that began at the age of 6, Dora Cadavid died on January 31, 2022 from suffering from a delicate pulmonary complication, ailment for which he remained in the Shaio Clinic for several days.
Upon hearing the news of the death of the woman who was one of the first to appear on national television, after having established herself as radio host and actress, social networks were flooded with publications in which Colombians of different ages lamented his departure, but rescued and applauded Cadavid’s talent.
The farewells that most stood out and moved digital users were especially those of all those actors who shared with Cadavid when she played ‘Inesita’, the wise woman who led ‘the ugly barracks’ in the acclaimed production by Fernando Gaitán. Ana Maria Orozco and Jorge Enrique Abello They were one of the first to publish emotional texts and images that recalled the great moments they spent together.
But on the other hand, there are also the farewells of other actors, some of them with whom Cadavid also shared a set in other productions, but also those who did not have the honor of working with her and wanted to follow in her footsteps. Fernando ‘El Flaco’ Solorzano lamented the death of the actress and remembered Moisés Cadavid, son and actor of the woman who died in 2012.
“There is pain in my heart for the passing of my dear Dora Cadavid, who is now with her son Moisés. The greats never die and Dora was one of the greatest on television,” Solórzano wrote, adding that Colombians will never forget the actress.
Argentine actress Lorena Meritano, recognized in Colombia for her performance as a villain in ‘Pasión de Gavilanes’, also made her respective publication with an image in which she was together with Cadavid and other members of the ‘Ugly Barracks’. Although Meritano did not appear in ‘Yo soy Betty, la fea’, she did participate in the continuation of the story ‘Ecomoda’.
Norida Rodriguez, Colombian actress and lawyer, sent her farewell message remembering all the times she worked with Dora Cadavid and, therefore, everything she learned from her over the years. the same way he did Toto Vega, film, theater and television actor, remembering the conversations about poetry that he managed to have with the actress.
However, Dora Cadavid’s talent not only impacted her colleagues, which is why another of the first to speak out about it was the current presidential candidate Gustavo Petro, who acknowledged hearing about her from a very young age on the radio. “To a working woman. Who dedicated his life to work and art, to the knowledge of the brain and the sensitivity of the heart. I heard, as a child, his name on the radio, now, my humble tribute to a whole woman. Dora Cadavid”, trilled the politician.
The host Monica Rodriguez He also made his post calling Cadavid “a lady actress in every sense of the word.” Like the entrepreneur and designer Mario Hernandez, who highlighted the excellence of the actress as a person and as a professional.