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Elizabeth (1980) is a Venezuelan telenovela that was produced by and seen on Venezuela's Radio Caracas Televisión. This telenovela was written by Pilar Romero and Clemente de la Cerda was its director. This telenovela lasted 67 episodes and was distributed internationally by Coral International.
An adopted is reared by foster parents and grows up in a normal environment until her adolescence. Suddenly, a tragedy strikes. An unusual and possibly fatal disease forces the reunion with her biological parents and the sebsequent revelation of her original illegitimacy. This highly traumatic experience affects intimately all the parties involved. The foster parents as well as the biological parents become involved in a taunt drama of rivalry and mixed emotions that culminate in a highly dramatic conclusion. Besides the gripping human drama displayed in this series, there is also an implicit message throughout, about the social decay of many traditional values of today's society.
- Caridad Canelón as Elizabeth
- Orlando Urdaneta as David
- Grecia Colmenares as Lourdes
- Carmen Julia Alvarez as Graciela
- Hilda Vera as Jimena
- Javier Vidal as José Antonio
- Yanis Chimaras as Aníbal
- Laura Brey as Melania