She ranked #61 (2001) in Stuff's 100 Sexiest Women.
She ranked #67 (2001) in Maxim's 100 Sexiest Women.
She trained to be a classical vocalist.
Her mum is a former economist and her dad is a businessman in Argentina
Loves scuba-diving and soccer.
Won an ACE award for her performance in a theatrical production of Pandora's Box
Has a dog named River
Moved to Berlin at age 18 for her classical vocal training
While in Berlin, she also studied the Brechtian acting technique in addition to her dance, vocal and music classes.
She got the part of Nadia Santos on Alias (2001) after meeting series producer J.J. Abrams for another show of Abrams called Lost (2004) but she ended up getting the part of recurring character and eventual series regular on Alias (2001) as Sydney's half-sister.
In For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000), she played the mother of actor Freddy Rodríguez, who is actually 3 years older than her in real life! Now, they are going to star in the same movie again, Wolfgang Petersen's remake of The Poseidon Adventure (1972).
Has starred in 4 movies with her good friend, actress Salma Hayek: Frida (2002), In the Time of the Butterflies (2001), Hotel (2001) and Timecode (2000).
Ranked #99 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Studied acting with Carlos Gandolfo.
Was considered for the role of Elektra in Daredevil (2003).
Good friends with Maggie Grace and Lee Pace.
Auditioned to play the role of Alicia Nash in A Beautiful Mind (2001). But the role went to Jennifer Connelly.