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Penélope Cruz

Penélope Cruz Sánchez is a Spanish actress and model, signed at age 15, made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón, jamón (1992), to critical acclaim.  Cruz achieved recognition for her lead roles in the 2001 films Vanilla Sky and Blow. She has since built a successful career, appearing in films from a range of genres, from thrillers to family friendly holiday features. She has received critical acclaim for her roles in Volver (2006) and Nine (2009) receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for each. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008). She was the first Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award and the first Spanish actress to receive a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Cruz has modeled for companies such as Mango, Ralph Lauren and L'Oréal. Penélope and her younger sister Mónica Cruz have designed items for Mango.  Cruz has volunteered in Uganda and India; she donated her salary from The Hi-Lo Country to help fund the late nun's mission. A wax sculpture of Cruz will be placed in a premier spot in the Grevin Wax Museum in Paris.

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Apr 28, 1974 In Madrid, Spain
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie 355 2021-01-15
Latest Project:
In the movie Love Child
Known For
Poster of Almodóvar, todo sobre ellas
Poster of Sex and the City 2
Poster of Framed
Poster of Softly from Paris
Movie 355
Movie Competencia Oficial
Movie This Man, This Woman Martha Parks
Movie Love Child Unknown
Movie Wasp Network Olga Salanueva
Movie Pain and Glory Jacinta
Movie Everybody Knows Laura
Movie Loving Pablo Virginia Vallejo
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Pilar Estravados
Movie Zoolander 2 Valentina Valencia
Movie Almodóvar, todo sobre ellas Herself
Movie The Queen of Spain Macarena Granada
Movie Grimsby Kate
Series American Crime Story Donatella Versace
Series Nature Is Speaking Water
Movie ma ma Magda
Movie And the Oscar Goes To...
Movie Truth of the Situation: Making 'The Counselor' Herself
Movie The Counselor Laura
Movie I'm So Excited! Jessica
Movie Twice Born Gemma
Movie To Rome with Love Anna
Movie Once Upon a Time...: All About My Mother
Movie Woody Allen: A Documentary Herself
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Angelica Teach
Movie Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Herself
Movie Sex and the City 2 Carmen García Carrión
Movie The Cannibalistic Councillor Pina
Movie G-Force Juarez the Guinea Pig (voice)
Movie Broken Embraces Lena
Movie Nine Carla
Movie A Matador's Mistress Lupe Sino
Movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona María Elena
Movie Elegy Consuela Castillo
Series The Graham Norton Show Herself
Movie The Good Night Anna/Melodia
Movie Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die The Songbird
Movie Volver Raimunda
Movie Bandidas Maria Alvarez
Movie Sahara Eva Rojas
Movie Chromophobia Gloria
Movie Noel Nina Vasquez
Movie Head in the Clouds Mia
Movie Don't Move Italia
Movie Fan-Fan the Tulip Adeline La Franchise
Series Punk'd Herself
Movie Masked and Anonymous Pagan Lace
Movie Gothika Chloe Sava
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown
Movie Waking Up in Reno Brenda
Movie Captain Corelli's Mandolin Pelagia
Movie Blow Mirtha Jung
Movie Vanilla Sky Sofia Serrano
Movie Don't Tempt Me Carmen Ramos
Movie America: A Tribute to Heroes
Movie All the Pretty Horses Alejandra
Movie Woman on Top Isabella Oliveira
Movie Volaverunt Pepita Tudó
Movie All About My Mother Rosa
Movie A Scent of Paradise Doña Helena
Movie The Hi-Lo Country Josepha O'Neil
Movie Twice Upon a Yesterday Louise
Movie The Girl of Your Dreams Macarena Granada
Movie Talk of Angels Pilar
Movie Don Juan Mathurine
Movie Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health Diana Joven
Movie Open Your Eyes Sofía
Movie Live Flesh Isabel Plaza Caballero
Movie Not Love, Just Frenzy Laura
Movie Brujas Patricia
Movie La Celestina Melibea
Movie Entre rojas Lucía
Movie The Butterfly Effect Party Guest (uncredited)
Movie Alegre ma non troppo
Movie Todo es mentira Lucía
Movie La Ribelle Enza
Movie The Greek Labyrinth Elisa
Movie Per amore, solo per amore Mary
Series Framed Lola Del Moreno
Movie Jamon Jamon Silvia
Movie Belle Époque Luz
Series Softly from Paris Unknown
Series The Academy Awards Herself
Series Bambi-Verleihung herself