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Penélope Cruz

Penélope Cruz Sánchez is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at the age of 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television, and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón Jamón. Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Belle Époque, Open Your Eyes, The Hi-Lo Country, The Girl of Your Dreams, and Woman on Top. Cruz achieved international recognition for her lead roles in the 2000-2001 films Vanilla Sky, All the Pretty Horses, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, and Blow. She has since garnered numerous awards and recognitions, including an Academy Award from three nominations. Cruz has appeared in various films from a wide range of genres, including the comedy Waking Up in Reno, the thriller Gothika, the Christmas film Noel, the action-adventure films Sahara and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the romantic comedy To Rome with Love, the crime drama The Counselor, and the mystery film Murder on the Orient Express.

Born Penélope Cruz Sánchez, April 28, 1974, Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1989–present
Children 2
Relatives Mónica Cruz (sister)

About Penélope Cruz

Spanish actress who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Maria Elena in the 2008 film Vicky Cristina Barcelona. She also played leading roles in the films VolverVanilla SkyBlowZoolander 2 and All the Pretty Horses.

Penélope Cruz before fame

She studied classical ballet for nine years, and signed with an acting agent when she was 15.

Achievement of Penélope Cruz

She served as a spokesmodel fro L'Oreal and also modeled for Ralph Lauren. She starred in the music video for the Mecano song "La Fuerza del Destino" when she was only 15 years old.

Penélope Cruz family life

She dated Tom Cruise and Matthew McConaughey before marrying Javier Bardem in 2010. She and Javier had a son named Leo and a daughter named Luna.

Associations of Penélope Cruz

She appeared in the Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with Johnny Depp in 2011.

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Latest information about Penélope Cruz updated on August 01 2021.