Ludwika Paleta

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Paleta and the second or maternal family name is Paciorek.
Ludwika Paleta
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Born Ludwika Paleta Paciorek
(1978-11-29) November 29, 1978 (age 35)
Kraków, Poland
Residence Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Nationality Polish
Mexican
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1989-present
Spouse(s) Plutarco Haza (1997–2008)
Emiliano Salinas (2013-present)
Partner(s) Alberto Guerra (2008-2010)
Children Nicolas Haza Paleta (b. 1999)
Parents Zbigniew Paleta
Bárbara Paciorek Kowalowka (deceased)
Relatives Dominika Paleta (sister)

Ludwika Paleta (Spanish pronunciation: [luðˈβika paˈleta]; born Ludwika Paleta Paciorek on November 29, 1978 in Kraków, Poland) is a Polish-born Mexican actress and model.

Early life and career[edit]

Paleta was born in Kraków, Poland in 1978. When her father, the famous musician Zbigniew Paleta, was offered a job in Mexico, the Paleta family settled permanently. As a child, Ludwika was one day taken by her sister Dominika Paleta, to an acting audition and impressed the casting directors so much that soon after, she was offered her first television role in Carrusel (1989). Paleta became an instant celebrity with her character, and a sex-symbol among Mexican pre-teen boys. Three years later, in 1992, she returned to the small screen in what she calls her favorite television job yet, El abuelo y yo opposite Gael García Bernal. After a small hiatus she returned to the small screen playing the role of María de los Ángeles in María la del Barrio. Roles in Huracán, Amigas y Rivales, and Mujer de Madera soon followed. Her most recent work in television was in the Endemol-Telefe produced Los Exitosos Perez.

Paleta has obtained great fame and popularity in the Latin American country that has been her home since she was merely a child. In an interview, Ludwika Paleta declared that she loves both Mexico and Poland, but that she does not see herself living outside of Mexico in the near-future.

She is fluent in Spanish, Polish and English. In 1998 Paleta married Mexican actor, Plutarco Haza. Their son, Nicolás, was born November 11, 1999. They divorced in 2008. She remarried near Mérida, Yucatán, México on April 20, 2013 with Emiliano Salinas Occelli, son of former Mexican president Carlos Salinas de Gortari.

Paleta recently appeared on the cover of the magazine H para Hombres. She also joined actor Aarón Díaz as spokespeople for Calvin Klein in Mexico. In 2012, she starred as Estefania Bouvier de Castañón in Abismo de pasion as part of a special participation.

Filmography[edit]

Telenovelas, Films, Theater
Year Title Role Notes
1989-90 Carrusel María Joaquina Villaseñor Young Antagonist
1992 El Abuelo y yo Alejandra Díaz-Uribe Rosales Protagonist
1994 Bajo el bosque blanco Theatrical Performance
1995-96 María la del Barrio María de los Ángeles "Tita" de la Vega Hernández Young Protagonist
1997-98 Huracán Norma Vargas Lugo Supporting Role
1999 Popcorn Theatrical Performance
2001 Amigas y rivales Jimena de la O Terán Protagonist
2002 Seis días en la oscuridad[1] Ximena Lagaspi Film
2002 Corazón de Melón Fernanda Montenegro Film
2002 Los Monólogos de la Vagina Theatrical Performance
2003 Niña Amada Mía Carolina Soriano Rivera Co-protagonist
2003 La Prueba Theatrical Performance
2004-05 Mujer de Madera Aída Santibáñez Villalpando Co-protagonist
2006 Duelo de Pasiones Alina Montellano Fuentes de Valtierra/Flor del Campo Protagonist
2006 El cuarto azul Theatrical Performance
2007 Propiedad Ajena Miranda Samano Film
2007 Desafio Film
2007 Polvo de Angel Bella Film
2007-08 Palabra de Mujer Paulina Álvarez y Junco Protagonist
2009 El libro de piedra Mariana Film
2009 Las 4 estaciones Theatrical Performance
2009-10 Los Exitosos Pérez Soledad "Sol" Duarte de Pérez/de González Protagonist
2010 No sé si cortarme las venas o dejérmelas largas Theatrical Performance
2010 Megamente Roxanna Ritchie Film-Mexican dubbing version
2011 Los Pitufos Pitufina Film-Mexican dubbing version
2011 Un Dios salvaje Theatrical Performance
2012 Abismo de pasión[2] Estefanía Bouvier de Castañón Special Appearance
2013 No sé si cortarme las venas o dejarmelas largas Nora Film

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Premios TVyNovelas[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
1990 Best Child Performance Carrusel Won
1992 El abuelo y yo
1996 Best Young Lead Actress María la del barrio

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