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Monica Spear

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Miss Spear was crowned Miss Venezuela in 2004 and was 4th runner-up in the 2005 Miss Universe Pageant. Prior to competing in beauty pageants, Miss Spear bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Central Florida. Miss Spear went on to become one of the most popular and successful soap opera stars. She married Henry Berry in June 2008 and welcomed daughter Maya in October 2008. They divorced in March 2010. Miss Spear and Mr. Berry were killed during a robbery when their car broke down in Puerto Cabello, near Caracas. The couple were there on vacation. Daughter Maya was injured but survived the attack. Spear's death triggered a wave of anger on social media directed at the populist government's poor record on crime. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro lamented her death on a live television broadcast.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Slain Venezuelan Soap Star Monica Spear -- Crowds Flock to Emotional Funeral [PHOTOS]

Slain Venezuelan Soap Star
Crowds Flock to Emotional Funeral [PHOTOS]

Emotional day in Venezuela -- murdered soap star Monica Spear's friends, family, and fans flocked to her funeral today ... just days after she and her ex-husband were brutally slain by highway… READ MORE >

Slain Venezuelan Soap Star -- Shrinks Prepping to Tell 5-Year-Old Daughter Her Mom Was Murdered

Slain Venezuelan Soap Star
Shrinks Prepping to Tell 5-Year-Old Her Mom Was Murdered

The 5-year-old daughter of murdered Venezuelan soap star Monica Spear still doesn't know her parents are dead -- and TMZ has learned the girl's family has hired psychologists to prepare her for… READ MORE >

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