|Name Vaitiare Bandera|
Children Tatiana Shanks
Movies The Final Goal
|Spouse Edgars Asars|
Born August 15, 1964 (age 56) (1964-08-15) Tahiti, French Polynesia
Other names Vaitiare Eugenie Hirshon (birth name)Vaitiare Bandera (previous actress name)
Partner Michael Shanks, Julio Iglesias
Similar People Michael Shanks, Lexa Doig, Mili Avital, Amanda Tapping, Claudia Black
La chica de Tahití (Trailer español)
Vaitiare Hirshon-Asars (born Vaitiare Eugenia Hirshon; August 15, 1964), previously known as Vaitiare Bandera, is an actress based in the United States.
- La chica de Tahití (Trailer español)
- Vaitiare, Festival de Viña 1993
- Private life
Vaitiare, Festival de Viña 1993
Vaitiare was the Hispanic spokesperson for Miller Beer from 1993 through to 1995. She has also done ads for J.C. Penney, Toyota, Coors Dry, Caroche-Spain and Honda-Tahiti. She starred in the Spanish-language novella Agujetas de Color de Rosa, which was seen in 45 countries. She also made guest appearances in Married... with Children, Out of the Blue and Acapulco H.E.A.T.. She also had a role in the movie U.S. Marshals. Vaitiare's best known role was in Stargate SG-1, where she guest starred in several episodes as Daniel Jackson's wife, Sha're.
She originally auditioned for the role of Sha're in Stargate, the 1994 film, but ultimately lost to Mili Avital. She was offered the role in the following television series Stargate SG-1 after auditioning again for the same part.
In 2007, she posed nude for the January edition of Spanish Magazine Interviu.
She was Julio Iglesias' girlfriend and was once married to Peter Bandera. Later on, she had a child with Michael Shanks, with whom she guest starred alongside in Stargate SG-1, in 1998.
She currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her new husband (Edgars Asars), daughter and son. She runs three fashion companies. It is unknown if she will go back to acting. In 2010, she wrote a biography about her life with Julio Iglesias.
This is a partial listing of series/movies which this actress has been in. She is sometimes credited as Vaitiare Hirshon or Vaitiaré.