3 september, 1984
Paz de la Huerta was born and raised in New York City, to a Spanish-born father and a Minneapolis, Minnesota-born mother. She has been acting since the age of four, having trained at the SoHo Children's Acting Studio. Aside from acting, Paz is a skilled artist, designer, and writer who enjoys listening to punk rock music. She resides in Tribeca, New York, with her mother and sister.
Likes punk rock.
Has a sister, Rafaela (Rafa) born in 1982. Father lives on a ranch in Spain, mother works for the US, helping with birth control in third-world countries.
Appeared on the cover of the New York Times Sunday Magazine in October of 2003.
As a child, her first name was pronounced in the traditional Spanish way, which is "Paz," which means the z is pronounced it means . pax, peace; tranquility, rest.
Attended Buck's Rock Camp in New Milford, Connecticut.
Her name (Paz de la Huerta) literally means "Peace of the Orchard" in Spanish.
Was considered one of the 55 faces of the future by Nylon Magazine's Young Hollywood Issue.
Was born with a recurring cystic hygroma on her right side that grows back and needs to be removed again every few years. As of 2010, she has had seven surgeries for it since birth.
Was raised in Soho in the 1980s in an apartment beneath that of hard-partying art dealer Larry Gagosian, whose hot tub often leaked into her family's place.
Claims her father served in the French Foreign Legion.
Lives in New York City with her parents.