Colombian soap opera star Adriana Campos, 36, and her partner died in a car accident Tuesday, leaving behind a one-year-old son, and details of their death continue to be speculated on.
Hollywood Reporter?reports that the couple was driving in Antioquia when Campos’ partner Carlos Rincon lost control of the car. It fell into a river and both Campos and Rincon were found dead, trapped inside the car.
Mexican actor Mauricio Ochmann reacted to the tragic news of the death of his ex-girlfriend Adriana Campos,”I just found out by mutual friends about the death of Adriana Campos and her partner,” Ochmann said, “My sincere condolences to his loved ones. I know this is a hard hit for her family and friends … I’m terribly sorry,? reported LA Times.
Adriana was born in Chaparral, Colombia in the southwestern part of the country. She left her town to dedicate herself to acting in 2000, and made her TV debut at the age of 21. She had been acting for over 15 years, in which she not only starred in telenovelas, but also worked in Latin theater and film. For her work in telenovelas, she was first nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Nicol Aguilar in Vecinos in 2008, and received a second nomination for Best Antagonist as Pricila Cardona in Bella Calamidades in 2010. She also starred on the popular telenovelas El Clon, Tiempo Final, Victoria and Sin Retorno.
Campos was an actress famous in both Colombia and Mexico. She recently starred in a telenovela series called Amo de casa, and was also in shows like Victoria, Vecinos and Padres e hijos, as well as the movie Gringo Wedding. She has been nominated twice for the TVyNovelas awards, which are the Latin equivalent of the Daytime Emmys.
Campos and Rincon’s son was reportedly being looked after by his grandmother at the time of the accident.