Elsa Cárdenas

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Elsa Cárdenas
Ursula Andress (left), Elvis Presley (centre) and Elsa Cardenas (right)
Elsa Cárdenas Renteria

(1935-08-03) 3 August 1935 (age 83)
Other namesElsa Cardenas, Elsie Cardenas
Years active1954–present

Elsa Cárdenas (born 3 August 1935) is a Mexican actress. Since 1954 she has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows. She starred in the film Happiness, which was entered into the 7th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] She acted alongside many stars, including Elvis Presley in Fun in Acapulco and James Dean in Giant.[2]

Personal life[edit]

She claims to have had a love affair with Elvis Presley during the filming of Fun in Acapulco (1963).[2] She later married Guy Patton.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]



  1. ^ "IMDB.com: Awards for Happiness". imdb.com. Retrieved 29 December 2009.
  2. ^ a b Valdez, Maria G. "Elsa Cardenas, Elvis Presley Romance: Mexican Actress Reveals Past Love Affair While Shooting 'Fun In Acapulco'". Latin Times. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Guy Preston Patton & Elsa Cardenas". Retrieved 17 April 2014.

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