Electra and Elise Avellan

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Electra and Elise Avellan
Avellan Twins 2.jpg
The twins at the premiere of Grindhouse
in Austin, Texas, March 2007
Born Electra Amelia Avellan &
Elise Isabel Avellan

(1986-08-12) August 12, 1986 (age 27)
Caracas, Venezuela
Years active 2007–present

Electra and Elise Avellan (identical twins, born August 12, 1986) are Venezuelan actresses. They are best known for their roles as the "Crazy Babysitter Twins" in the 2007 film Grindhouse[1] and as Nurses "Mona and Lisa" in 2010’s Machete.[2] Electra and Elise reprised these roles in the 2013 Machete follow-up Machete Kills. They are nieces of director Robert Rodriguez and his former wife Elizabeth Avellan. The twins appear together in the April 2007 issue of Maxim En Espanol.

Electra Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Grindhouse Crazy Babysitter Twin Segment: Death Proof
Segment: Planet Terror
2008 The Horrorhound Self
2009 The Black Waters of Echo's Pond Renne
2009 Pearblossom (Sunset Vampires) Rhea
2010 Machete Nurse Mona
2010 Now Here Rena Lopez
2011 Not Another Not Another Movie Associate Producer
2012 Sushi Girl Co-producer
2012 Stripped Candice
2013 Counterpunch Co-Producer
2013 Machete Kills Nurse Mona
2013 Flying Monkeys Sonya
2014 Hidden in the Woods Anny TV Movie
2014 The Final Breath Actress

Elise Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2007 Grindhouse Crazy Babysitter Twin Segment: Death Proof
Segment: Planet Terror
2008 The Horrorhound Self
2009 The Black Waters of Echo's Pond Erica
2010 Machete Nurse Lisa
2013 Machete Kills Nurse Lisa

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rodriguez's nieces come to the 'Grindhouse'". Associated Press. April 10, 2007. Retrieved April 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Crazy Babysitter Twins Become Sexy Nurses in 'Machete'!". Bloody Disgusting. September 25, 2009. Retrieved April 4, 2011. 

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