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
Born Ludwika Paleta Paciorek
(1978-11-29) November 29, 1978 (age 37)
Kraków, Poland
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)
Parent(s) 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. 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. Newly aired "La Querida Del Centauro" where she shares roles with Humberto Zurrita and Argentine actor Michel Brown. 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]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Como Dios manda Rita Short film
2003 Seis días en la oscuridad Ximena
2003 Corazón de melón Fernanda Montenegro
2007 Polvo de ángel Bella
2007 Propiedad ajena Miranda Sámano
2009 El libro de piedra Mariana
2013 No sé si cortarme las venas o dejármelas largas Nora Associate producer
2013 Allá y en Tonces Marina
2014 Volando bajo Toribia Venegas
2015 Refugio Aura Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Carrusel María Joaquina Villaseñor
1992 El abuelo y yo Alejandra
1995 María la del Barrio María de los Ángeles "Tita" de la Vega Hernández
1998 Huracán Norma
2001 Amigas y rivales Jimena de la O
2003 Niña amada mía Carolina Soriano
2004 Mujer de madera Aída Santibáñez Villalpando
2006 Duelo de pasiones Alina Montellano
2007–08 Palabra de mujer Paulina Álvarez y Junco
2008 Terminales Cecilia "Miedos" (Season 1, Episode 5)
2009–10 Los exitosos Pérez Soledad "Sol" Duarte de Pérez
2012 Abismo de pasión Estefanía de Castañón 7 episodes
2016 La querida del Centauro Yolanda Acosta

Awards and 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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