Elsa Lafuente Pataky
(born 18 July 1976) is a Spanish actress.
Pataky was born in Madrid
, Spain, the daughter of José Francisco Lafuente, a Spanish biochemist
, and Cristina Pataky Medianu, a publicist
ancestry. and studied journalism. During this time, Pataky also enrolled in acting classes.
In addition to Spanish, she is fluent in English, Romanian
, Italian, and French.
Elsa is married to actor Chris Hemsworth
They made their relationship public at the opening Gala and “Unmasking” for the Resnick Pavilion at LACMA
in Los Angeles on 25 September 2010.
Pataky was a member of the Madrid theatre company, Teatro Cámara de Ángel Gutiérrez. Eventually, she left school when she was cast in the television series Al salir de clase
. With the success of Al Salir de Clase
, Pataky received her first film offer, El arte de morir
. Some of her subsequent films were co-productions with the UK and France, which introduced her to working in English and French.
Elsa Pataky starred in the television series Queen of Swords
(2000) as Señora Vera Hidalgo, trophy wife of Gaspar Hidalgo and mistress
of Captain Grisham appearing in nearly all twenty-two episodes.
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