Talisa Soto played Lupe Lamora in “License To Kill” and is first seen in bed with a man, apparently behind Sanchez’s back. Sanchez enters, and tells Lupe he will “cut out” her lover’s heart. He proceeds to whip Lupe. Bond finds Lupe, beaten and badly bruised, but she refuses his help. She remains with Sanchez out of fear. Thanking Bond for helping free her from Sanchez, she asks him to stay with her, but he gently turns her down and chooses Pam Bouvier instead Later Lupe takes the advice of James and decides to stay with President Hector Lopez.
Born Miriam Soto in Brooklyn, New York, Soto is the youngest of four children born to an Italian mother and a Canadian father of Puerto Rican descent. Her parents later relocated toNorthampton, Massachusetts where Soto and her siblings were raised and educated.
In 1990, Soto was chosen by People as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. In 1995, she was featured in the Sports Illustrated “Swimsuit Issue”. She was ranked #58 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2002.