Lupe Lamora, played by Talisa Soto. Lupe Lamora was the girlfriend of villain Franz Sanchez in the movie License To Kill. Soto, born in New York on 27th of March 1967, got her start as a fashion model. Since marrying Benjamin Bratt in 2002, she has been devoting her life as a mother to their 2 children. Trivia: Talisa's real name is Miriam and she garnered the nick name Talisa while in the modelling business. It comes from the phrase " Tell Lisa.... hence Talisa.