Who is Paz Vega? Star of Netflix drama The OA and Spanish actress – here’s what we know

PAZ Vega has managed to help drive viewers wild as she appeared half naked in Netflix’s new sci-fi drama The OA.

And it’s left fans asking for more about the Spanish actress.

 Paz played Renata in the series

Paz played Renata in the series

Who is Paz Vega?

Paz is an actress who has appeared in a long list of productions.

But away from the screen, she is also a mum-of-three to Orson, Ava, and Lenon.

She’s married to Venezuelan native Orson Salazar.

Who did Paz play in the OA?

Paz joined the cast alongside Brit Marling who starred as a woman who reappears after going missing for seven years.

She played the part of Renata is captured by Hap mid-way through the season.


 The model has appeared naked in scenes for the Netflix series

The model has appeared naked in scenes for the Netflix seriesCredit: Planet Photos

What else has Paz been in?

She’s best known for her six seasons on Spanish TV series Seven Lives, which enabled the Seville-born actress to make her jump to the big screen.

In 2001, her performance in Julio Medem’s Sex and Lucia earned her the prestigious Chopard Best Breakthrough Actress award at Cannes Film Festival.

 Another shot shows her gently cradling a man's face

Another shot shows her gently cradling a man’s faceCredit: Planet Photos

Stateside she’s starred in Spanglish with Adam Sandler and The Spirit alongside Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L Jackson.

With her good looks, the brunette also works as a model and in 2011 became the face of L’Oreal Spain replacing Penelope Cruz.

In 2019she portrayed an independent Mexican reporter in Rambo: Last Blood, in which she co-starred with Sylvester Stallone.

 Paz is the face of L'Oreal in Spain

Paz is the face of L’Oreal in Spain


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