Rossy de Palma
Birth Name: Rosa Elena García Echave
Place of Birth: Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
Date of Birth: 16 September, 1964
Ethnicity: Spanish [Asturian], Basque
Rossy de Palma is a Spanish actress and model. She is known for her work with Pedro Almodóvar.
Rossy was born in Palma de Mallorca, the daughter of Carmen Echave and Pedro García, a bricklayer. Her father is from Asturias, and also has a Cuban ancestor. Her mother was born in Olite, Navarra, and is of mostly Austrian, and more distant Basque, descent. Both her parents have roots in Avilés, Asturias. Rossy has two children.
She has stated:
I’m quite mixed. My nose embodies the Basque part of my DNA. My parents are from Asturias and there is Celtic blood in my family.