Elsa Pataky Overview

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Born: July 18, 1976

Multilingual Spanish actress Elsa Pataky was born in Madrid to parents Jose and Cristina. Originally Elsa LaFuente Medianu, Elsa decided to take her mother's maiden name "Pataky" when she became an actress. She is of Spanish, Romanian and Hungarian ancestry. Elsa first took acting classes while studying journalism at CEU San Pablo University. She then became a member of the Madrid theater company Teatro Cámara de Ángel Gutiérrez while still in university. However, she left school when she... See All

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