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Elsa Pataky Biography

Birth Name:
Elsa Lafuente Pataky
Birth Place:
Madrid, Spain

Fast Facts

  • Last name is Romanian for "someone who lived near a creek
  • " Was inspired to act by her grandfather, who was a theater actor
  • Majored in journalism in college while taking acting classes in her free time
  • Launched a clothing line in 2004 called PTKY
  • Crossed over to the U
  • S
  • market with a supporting role in Snakes on a Plane (2006)