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Silvio Horta Dead - 'Ugly Betty' Creator Dies by Apparent Suicide at 45 (Report)

Silvio Horta Dead - 'Ugly Betty' Creator Dies by Apparent Suicide at 45 (Report)

Silvio Horta has sadly passed away at the age of 45.

The creator, head writer, and executive producer of ABC’s Ugly Betty series was found dead by an apparent suicide in a motel room on Tuesday (January 7) Miami, Variety reports.

Silvio reportedly died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Ugly Betty – starring America Ferrera and adapted from the Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea – ran for four seasons 2006 to 2010.

Silvio‘s other TV credits include The Chronicle and Jake 2.0. He also wrote the screenplay for Urban Legend.

Our thoughts are with Silvio Horta‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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