Pedro Pascal, known for his roles in “The Mandalorian” and “The Last of Us,” has a deep and affectionate relationship with his younger sister, Lux Pascal, a Chilean actress and transgender activist. Despite an 18-year age gap and living on different continents, Pedro and Lux maintain a close bond, with Pedro often speaking positively about Lux in interviews. Lux, who publicly identified as a transgender woman in 2021, has been an influential figure in Pedro’s life, with him describing her as one of the most powerful people he’s ever known.
Lux Pascal has made a name for herself in Spanish-speaking media, with notable roles in various movies and TV shows. She debuted in Pablo Rotemberg’s play “La Noche Obstinada” and appeared in Canal 13’s series “Los 80.” Her film debut was in “Prueba De Actitud,” and she has since been involved in several Chilean films like “No Quiero Ser Tu Hermano,” “Ella Es Cristina,” and “The Prince.” Lux also appeared alongside Pedro in Season 3 of “Narcos.”
Lux has been in a relationship with actor José Antonio Raffo since 2011, and the couple often shares adorable pictures on Instagram. Her coming out as transgender in 2021 was a significant moment, with Pedro showing immense support for her. Lux credits Pedro as an important part of her journey, acknowledging his role in shaping her identity.
The Pascal siblings, including their older sister Javiera Balmaceda, are vocal advocates for LGBTQ+ rights. Javiera, who works for Amazon Studios, invited Pedro as her honorary date to the 2023 Oscars, where the movie “Argentina, 1985” was nominated for Best International Feature. The Pascal siblings’ support for each other and their passion for LGBTQ+ rights highlight the strong family bond they share.
Is Lux Pascal a transgender?
Yes, Lux Pascal is a transgender. According to Them.us, Pedro celebrated his sister coming out as a transgender. In February 2023, he posted the Ya magazine cover pic of Lux with the caption “Mi hermana, mi corazón, nuestra Lux,” which translates to, “my sister, my heart, our Lux.”
Is Lux Pascal a trained actor?
As per her IMDB profile, Lux Pascal earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. In 2019, she enrolled in the MFA acting programme at the Juilliard School in New York.