Leonor Varela – Beautiful Chilean Actress

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Birth name: Leonor Varela Palma

Date of Birth: December 29, 1972

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Nationality: Chilean

Occupation: Actress, model

Height: 5 feet 6½ in; 1.69 m

Measurements: 30-23-33 (US)



Famous for: Leonor is one of the most famous Chilean actresses best known for her roles in Cleopatra, The Tailor of Panama, Texas Rangers, Blade II, etc.

Quotes:

We need to do everything we can to save our planet from ourselves.

Interesting Facts:

  • Leonor Varela was born in Chile but she and her family fled to Costa Rica when she was a child due to the bloody and cruel coup d’état that took place in her homeland.
  • Leonor is the daughter of Francisco Varela (a famous Chilean biologist and philosopher).
  • On August 4, 1976 her maternal grandfather Daniel Palma Robledo was kidnapped by Pinochet's secret police, and to this day is a missing person (he was executed and his body was never found).
  • She played Cleopatra in the 1999 Cleopatra television film which made her world famous.
  • In 2002 she was ranked number 11 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement.
  • In 2006 she was named one of the 100 most attractive women in the world by the FHM magazine.
  • Varela is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French.
  • Leonor is a marine life activist and an ardent advocate for the welfare of whales. She is a member of a number of none government organizations for the conservation of the environment including World Wide Fund for Nature, Centro Ballena Azúl, Osean Conservation Group and Global Green USA.
  • She graced numerous magazine covers
  • She is a vegetarian.

Varela in one sentence – Leonor is a talented actress, an intelligent well educated person and a beautiful woman with an irresistible smile.

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Always remember that true beauty comes from within.