Patricia De Leon is a Latin actress whose career spans between English and Spanish markets. She stars as ‘Madame Emmanuelle’ in the Latin American TV series “Tomame o Dejame,” which is currently shooting in Miami. The cast includes well-known actors such as Maite Sambil, Scarlet Ortiz, Yul Burkle, Eduardo Serrano, Zully Montero, and Guido Massri.
Patricia has worked on films alongside a number of highly regarded names that include “Your Move” (directed by Luke Gross, starring Robert Davi, Luis Gatica, and Alain Mora), “Fighting For Freedom” (Bruce Dern, Kristanna Loken, Jose Maria Yazpik), “Confessions of a Womanizer” (C. Thomas Howell and Gary Busey ), “Light From The Darkroom” (Russell Wong), “Badass” (Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, and Ron Pearlman), “The Pool Boys” (Matthew Lillard, Efren Ramirez, Tom Arnold), “How The Carcia Girls Spent The Summer” (America Ferrera, Elizabeth Peña), “Spliter” (Edward James Olmos, Maria Conchita Alsonso), “Cloud Nine” (Burt Reynolds, DL Hughley, Paul Rodriguez), and “All In” (Dominque Swain, Michael Madsen).
Her work on television includes a recent guest lead appearance on CBS’ NCIS as ‘Gloria Hernandez’. She was a series regular on STARZ “Magic City” as ‘Pasterita Nunez’, and on the ABC network pilot, “Grace” alongside Eric Roberts. Patricia was a fan-favorite on TNT’s “Men Of A Certain Age”, playing Ray Romano’s fantasy woman. She has even guest starred on the FOX series “Ride Along.” Previously, Patricia spent 4 years as ‘Sofia Munoz’ on the ABC Family series “Lincoln Heights.” Some of her well-known telenovela works includes Univision’s “Corazon Apasionado”, Telemundo’s “Perro Amor”, and “La Ruta Blanca.”
Outside of her entertainment career, Patricia is an animal rights activist who became the face of a worldwide Anti-Bull Fighting campaign for PETA as well as a spokesperson for PETA Latina. In early 2015, she launched a cruelty-free signature line of lip products, Aniise By Patricia De Leon.
Hi Patricia please tell us about you?
I’m a passionate, stubborn, workaholic, honest, what you see is what you get, my friends are my family, love animals, believe in doing good, espiritual, love nature, humble, proud to be Latin
You have been on Tv and also on Movies, tell us about that?
Love what I do, and I’m blessed for been able to do it. Love TV and film, have done more TV than film though, the rhythms of both are different, the pace of shooting a show is much more faster than film,that’s the reason I love film cause it allows you to take your time with director and the character…TV everything is faster, but the cast and crew become family.
What role has been your favorite?
Magic City, Pastorita Nuñez
And the most challenging?
Now tell us about “Tomame o Dejame” Tv series?
It’s a TV series produced by NirvanaFilms and VIP2000, shoots in Miami. It Realeased by:
Televen for venezuela
Telemundo for Puerto Rico
Canal Uno -Ecuador
The cast -Maite Sambil, Scarlet Ortiz, Yul Burkle, Eduardo Serrano, Zully Montero, Guido Massri
What is your role about?
I play Madame Emmanuelle,
Where this series is being filmed?
Who you would love to work with?
Who is your favorite Actor/Actress and why?
Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep
What do you like to watch on tv?
I like to watch movies and cop shows
Do you support any charities?
I launched an Anti-Bull Fighting campaign across the Globe for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
You designed a line of lipstick, tell us about that?
We created this lipstick and lip stain product wanting to give women color, that feeling of empowerment, make feel sexy, and that using color for a women is ok, that it’s ok to be a little risky. They are 14 pro matte,mineral, made in the US, cruelty free, full pigmented lipsticks and 8 lip stains, and I really hope the ladies like the collection. Aniise.com
How did you started with this line of products?
I was approached by a company to partnered up to do a skin care line and I suggested lipsticks…
What are your other hobbies and interests?
Love to go to the beach, travel, go dancing
3 things you can’t leave your house without?
Mascara, water, phone
What’s a normal day in your life? Wake up look out my view from bed of the city, I love it, walk my dogs, run to the gym, and then work, talk to my mother on the phone.
What’s next for Patricia?
Working presently on a movie, Slammed, just finish the first season of a series in Miami, the Release of Your Move (Opposite Luke Goss, Robert Davi) also Los Ocho which is a project about the immigration reform and I’m happy to announce that I’ve been working on a project that I have passion for, a beauty line, more like a lipstick line, Anisse by Patricia De Leon, beautiful collection of pro matte colors full pigmented, and I know women are going to love them cause It is thought for the women that wants to feel empowered, sexy and confident.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?
Giving back, to the ones who are in need..
Where we can follow you?
Facebook: Patricia De Leon
Quote: “God gives hardest battles to his strongest soldiers”
Best advice ever given: Never give up
Music: Latín Music-merengue
Drink: Depends on the mood
Movie: Pretty Woman
Tv Show: Criminal Minds, Velvet
Travel Destination: Morroco
Photographer: Dario Moreno
Make up by Xenia Miranda
Hair: Meyo Guzmán
Stylist: Daniel Barrios- Cavalli
Creative- Carlos Cummings