Talisa Soto (birth name: Miriam Talisa Soto) in American actress and former model born in Brooklyn, New York. She is the youngest of four children born to parents who moved from Puerto Rico. During her early childhood, her parents moved to Northampton, Massachusetts, where Soto and her siblings were raised and educated.
She portrayed Lupe Lamora, the kept woman of drug lord Franz Sanchez in the 1989 James Bond film Licence to Kill. Soto appeared in the martial arts film Mortal Kombat (1995) and its 1997 sequel and also had a small role in the spy parody Spy Hard (1996).