Paula Garcés

by ethnic on June 20, 2010

4th Annual HollyShorts Short Film Festival - Arrivals

Place of Birth: New York City, New York or Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

Date of Birth: March 20, 1974

Ethnicity: Colombian

Paula Garcés is a Colombian and American actress. She grew up in Colombia, and moved to the U.S. while still young.

Paula’s maternal grandfather was named Philip Francis Siniscalchi. He is pictured here. “Siniscalchi” is an Italian surname.

Photo by Prphotos

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BellaTrainer March 31, 2016 at 5:13 pm

Columbia isn’t her ethnic makeup

That last name is Italian (family)

She probably has quite a bit

But mixed with something for


slowdive February 6, 2016 at 2:10 am

30% Native.

Manila November 17, 2015 at 1:05 am

I have found something. She posted a photo about her [maternal] grandfather Philip Francis Siniscalchi:

This is Philip’s picture:

andrew November 17, 2015 at 3:07 am

Siniscalchi is an Italian surname

Capricious October 11, 2015 at 7:32 am

Looks more European.

cwm85 September 20, 2015 at 3:40 pm

Colombian is just a nationality not an ethnic group. To me she looks typically mestiza.

bleachsoda February 8, 2016 at 8:18 pm

looks castiza to me

fuzzybear44 September 19, 2015 at 1:17 am

I see she’s gotten the twins perky now.

M June 4, 2015 at 3:47 pm

Wow I thought this was Minka Kelly in the thumbnail.

Island_Neni July 11, 2014 at 4:18 am

Whoever she is, she’s pretty!

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