Gabriela Španić, or Gaby Spanic, is a Venezuelan actress of Croatian decent best known for her roles in Latin soap operas and her many controversies in the media. Her twin sister is the model/actress Daniela Spanic. She has one younger sister. Patricia. She has one brother, Antonio. Among her most famous novelas are "La Usurpadora", "Por Tu Amor", "La Intrusa", "Tierra de Pasiones", and "Soy Tu Dueña". Currently, she is starring in TV Azteca's "Emperatriz" as the title character, which is a remake of the Venezuelan version - a character which she wanted to portray during her teenage years.