Patricia Velásquez is a Venezuelan model and actress best known for playing Anck-su-namun in The Mummy (1999). A former beauty queen, Velásquez took part in the Miss Venezuela 1989 contest. Patricia Velásquez is also a humanitarian; she earned the Women Together award in 2009 for her work with UNESCO. She also runs a non-profit organization called The Wayuu Taya Foundation.
Sebastian Gutierrez is a Venezuelan screenwriter and filmmaker known for writing the screenplays of popular movies like The Eye, Snakes on a Plane, and Gothika. He is also credited with creating, writing, and directing the crime drama television series, Jett. Sebastian Gutierrez also received critical acclaim for directing the 1998 crime thriller movie Judas Kiss, which marked his directorial debut.
Actor-model Mónica Spear was crowned Miss Venezuela 2004 and later participated in the Miss Universe pageant, too. She and her former husband were murdered in their car while on a vacation with their 5-year-old daughter in Venezuela, in an attempted robbery after their car broke down.
Daniela Nieves is an actress known for playing Andrea Futura Doctora Cruz "Andi" in the Nickelodeon series Every Witch Way. She was born in Venezuela and moved to USA as a child. She began her career in her late teens and appeared in small roles in TV shows. She is known to be a cheerful and happy person.
Hugo Blanco was a Venezuelan musician best remembered for writing popular songs like Moliendo Café, which is often counted among the most popular Venezuelan songs in the world. He is also credited with founding a Venezuelan musical group named Los Hijos De Ña Carmen.