Elsa Pataky

Elsa Pataky is a Spanish model and actress. She rose to fame after starring in Spanish television series like Al salir de clase and Los Serrano. She is best known for portraying Officer Elena Neves in the Fast and Furious movies. She has been married to Australian actor Chris Hemsworth since 2010.
Elsa Pataky
Full Name
Elsa Lafuente Medianu
Madrid, Spain
Notable Projects
The Fast and the Furious


How did Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky meet?

Elsa Pataky and Chris Hemsworth met in early 2010 when they were introduced by talent agent William Ward, who represents Hemsworth.

What movies does Elsa Pataky star in?

Elsa Pataky has appeared in over 30 films, including 'Snakes on a Plane,' 'Mancora,' 'Malone,' '12 Strong' and four 'Fast & Furious' movies.

What was Elsa Pataky educated?

Elsa Pataky attended CEU San Pablo University in Madrid, Spain.

When did Elsa Pataky and Adrien Brody date?

Elsa Pataky and actor Adrien Brody dated from 2006 to 2009.

In what movie does Elsa Pataky play Chris Hemsworth's wife?

In the 2018 movie '12 Strong,' Elsa Pataky plays Jean Nelson. Her real-life husband, Chris Hemsworth, plays her character's husband, Mitch Nelson.

What films has Elsa Pataky produced?

Elsa Pataky produced and starred in the 2013 film 'The Wine of Summer.'

Who has Elsa Pataky dated?

According to PEOPLE, before Elsa Pataky married Chris Hemsworth in 2010, she dated Michaël Youn, Adrien Brody, and Oliver Martinez.

Who does Elsa Pataky play in 'Thor'?

Elsa Pataky stood in for Natalie Portman, who plays Jane Foster in the 'Thor' movies, when Portman was unavailable to film the kiss in the post-credits scene in 'Thor: The Dark World.' Pataky wore a wig and was shot from behind as she kissed Thor, who is portrayed by her real-life husband Chris Hemsworth.

Most Recent

Chris Hemsworth Calls Wife Elsa Pataky a 'One Woman Army' as He Shares Trailer for Her New Movie
The Thor actor shared the trailer for Pataky’s new movie Interceptor on his Instagram Wednesday, praising his wife as a “one woman army”
Chris Hemsworth Enjoys Family Ski Trip — Complete with Brothers Luke and Liam: 'Merry Merry Time'
Chris Hemsworth was joined on the Christmas trip by his two brothers, his wife Elsa Pataky, their three kids, and more of their family
Chris Hemsworth's Brothers Liam and Luke Troll Him on His Birthday with Cheeky Photo Posts
Chris Hemsworth's 38th birthday brought out the pranks from brothers Liam and Luke
Watch Chris Hemsworth Demonstrate the 'Ultimate Workout' Alongside 9-Year-Old Daughter India
Chris Hemsworth joked that the sweet moment is all part of his and wife Elsa Pataky's "ultimate family workout" with their three kids
Chris Hemsworth Celebrates Wife Elsa Pataky's 45th Birthday with Sweet, Sentimental Photos
"Happy Birthday gorgeous," the Thor: Love and Thunder actor captioned a trio of pictures featuring the Fast & Furious actress
Fast & Furious: Meet the Cast Members' Kids
The Fast and The Furious franchise premiered in 2001, and many of the star-studded cast members have started families in the two decades since

More Elsa Pataky

Thor Jr.! Chris Hemsworth's Son, 7, Shows Off His Fighting Skills: 'Next Heavy Weight Champion'
Chris Hemsworth's wife Elsa Pataky also shared a photo including her husband and their son, writing, "My A Team!"
Chris Hemsworth's Wife Elsa Pataky Shows Her Strength in Intense Workout
The former model impressed her Marvel star husband by pushing a weighted sled across the gym
After 3,000 Years Away, Tasmanian Devils Return to Australia With Help From Chris Hemsworth

Actors Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky helped conservationists release 11 Tasmanian devils into a wildlife sanctuary in an effort to "rewild" Australia.