Natalia Tena

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Tena in 2011, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Natalie Gastiain Tena

Place of Birth: Camden, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 1 November, 1984

Ethnicity: Basque, Spanish [Extremaduran]

Natalia Tena is a British actress and musician. She is known for her role in the Harry Potter films and on the series Game of Thrones. She is the lead singer and accordionist of band Molotov Jukebox.

Natalia was born in Camden, London, England, parents from Spain, of Extremaduran and Basque descent, Maria D. Tena Nogales and Jesus I. Gastain Cortazar. She was raised in London.

Natalia has stated that she still feels strongly attached to her Spanish roots, speaks fluent Spanish, and is a frequent visitor to Hornachos, a small town in Extremadura (Spain), where her mother was born. She has said, “I’ve been going there every summer since I was a baby. It’s one of my favorite places to relax and feel like a normal person again.”


2 Responses

  1. lzr says:

    Why Extremaduran before Basque?

  2. bablah says:

    Mother is Maria D. Tena Nogales and father is Jesus I. Gastain Cortazar.

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