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  • Her father is the Spanish Duke of Mandas and Villanueva; and her mother, an expert on women's issues in Third World countries, has consulted with the UN.
  • Parents divorced when she was 12.
  • Met friend and future fashion designer Zac Posen while both were attending St. Ann's School in Brooklyn.
  • Studied at the Actors Studio after graduating high school. 
  • Supported herself for a time by serving lawsuits.


  • 2010, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Winner


  • Rafaela de la Paz — Sister
  • Íñigo de la Huerta y Ozores — Father
  • Judith Bruce — Mother
  • Scott Weiland — Ex-significant Other
  • Donald Cumming — Ex-significant Other

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  • Birth Name: María de la Paz Elizabeth Sofía Adriana de la Huerta
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Birthday: September 3, 1984, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor, Screenwriter

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