Carolina Gómez a Colombian actress who held the title of Miss Colombia Universe 1993 - 1994

Carolina Gómez Correa (born February 26, 1974 in Cali, Colombia) is a Colombian actress, presenter and model, who held the title of Miss Colombia Universe 1993 - 1994 and Miss Universe First Runner-up 1994 .

In the early years of her life, Carolina went to live to the United States of America and returned to Bogotá when she was eighteen years old. Later, she represented Bogota as a delegate to the Miss Colombia Contest, Concurso Nacional de Belleza, where she was named as the new titleholder of the Señorita Colombia title in 1993. After that, she traveled to Manila, Philippines to represent her country in the Miss Universe 1994 Pageant where she was First Runner-up; Carolina Gomez was the third Colombian to win First Runner-up in a Miss Universe competition, after Paola Turbay in 1992 and Paula Andrea Betancourt Arroyave in 1993.

After this stage of her life, Carolina went into modeling, achieving success on runways in Italy and Miami. She was the host of "Stars", a television show where many artists and celebs were interviewed and then, she was the successor of Jaime Garzón in the presentation of "Locos Videos". She was also a TV Producer, as co-chair of Vista Productions Inc. In 2004, she made her acting debut in a soap opera, "El Auténtico Rodrigo Leal", telecasted by Caracol Channel (in Colombia), where she had the role of the host of a TV Reality Program with the Argentinian actor Martín Karpan. Her acting in this role received excellent reviews, which led to her role as protagonist in "La Viuda de la Mafía", another soap opera, on the air between 2006 and 2006 and telecast by the RCN Channel (another Colombian Channel). Between 2007 and 2010 she has workes in different TV series such as Mujeres Asesinas, Sin Retorno, Tiempo Final and Karabudjan. The latter a 6 hour miniseries for Antena 3 in Spain. Actually she is playing Alicia Duran in A Corazon Abierto, the Colombian adaptation of Grey's Anatomy. This series recently became the highest rating show in the history of Colombian television, surpassing Fernando Gaitan's worldwide success: Ugly Betty.

She also starred in several films, including "Bluff", with Catalina Aristizabal, Victor Mallarino and Luis Eduardo Arango, amongst others. The film, which premiered in March of 2007, had very good reviews and very high box office revenues in Colombia. In 2010, she traveled to Los Angeles to co-star the film The Chosen One along with comedian Rob Schneider (who also wrote and directed the movie). Her successful career led her to work in Federals, a Brazilian action film with Michael Madsen, Saluda al Diablo de mi parte along with Edgar Ramirez, and most recently: El Paseo, a family road trip comedy shot in the beautiful Colombian countryside. Carolina is the fourth Colombian actress to penetrate the American cinema market, along with Sofía Vergara, Paola Turbay and Catalina Sandino.

Carolina Gómez was married and separated twice, with Nicolas Hoyos, her teenage boyfriend and father of her son, Tomas.

Soap Operas
La Teacher de Ingles (2011)
El auténtico Rodrigo Leal (2003)
La viuda de la Mafia (2004)
Marido a Sueldo (2007)

The Chosen One (2010)
El Paseo (2010)
Bluff (2007)

TV Series
A Corazon Abierto (2010)
Tiempo Final (2009)
Sin Retorno (2008)
Mujeres Asesinas (2007)

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