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Penélope Cruz

Actress / Television Presenter / Film Actress / Television Actress / Voice Actress | * 04/28/1974 (46) | Madrid, Spain
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Penélope Cruz Sánchez (Spanish: [peˈnelope kɾuθ ˈsʲant͡ɕeθ]; born 28 April 1974) 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 (1992). Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Belle Époque (1992), Open Your Eyes (1997), The Hi-Lo Country (1999), The Girl of Your Dreams (2000), and Woman on Top (2000). Cruz achieved recognition for her lead roles in the 2001 films Vanilla Sky, All the Pretty Horses, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, and ()
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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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Penélope Cruz

Gaudí a La Millor Actriu Secundària Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres 2x Goya Award for Best Actress Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress Honorary César Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role British Academy of Film and Television Arts Gold Medal of Merit in The Fine Arts (spain) Donostia Award European Film Award – Jameson People's Choice Award – Best Actress European Film Award for Best Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Actress 4x European Film Award for Best Actress 3x European Film Award – Jameson People's Choice Award – Best Actress European Film Award – People's Choice Award for Best European Film

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Movies with Penélope Cruz as Actress(78)

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as Donatella Versace2020 The Assassination of Gianni Versace
as Olga Salanueva2020 Wasp Network
as Martha Parks2019 This Man, This Woman
as Jacinta2019 Pain and Glory
as Laura2018 Everybody Knows
as Pilar Estravados2017 Murder on the Orient Express
as Virginia Vallejo2017 Loving Pablo
as Valentina Valencia2016 Zoolander 2
as Macarena Granada2016 The Queen of Spain
as Kate2016 Grimsby
as Penélope Cruz2016 Yo soy uno entre cien mil
as Magda2015 ma ma
as Laura2013 The Counselor
as Jessica2013 I'm So Excited!
as Gemma2012 Twice Born
as Anna2012 To Rome with Love
as Carmen García Carrión2010 Sex and the City 2
as Self2010 Brunes et Blondes
as Carla2009 Nine
as Juarez the Guinea Pig (voice)2009 G-Force
as Lena2009 Broken Embraces
as Lupe Sino2008 A Matador's Mistress
as María Elena2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
as Consuela Castillo2008 Elegy
as Anna/Melodia2007 The Good Night
as Raimunda2006 Volver
as Maria Alvarez2006 Bandidas
as Gloria2005 Chromophobia
as Eva Rojas2005 Sahara
as Italia2004 Don't Move
as Nina Vasquez2004 Noel
as Pagan Lace2003 Masked and Anonymous
as Adeline La Franchise2003 Fan-Fan the Tulip
as Chloe Sava2003 Gothika
as Brenda2002 Waking Up in Reno
as Sofia Serrano2001 Vanilla Sky
as Carmen Ramos2001 Don't Tempt Me
as Mirtha Jung2001 Blow
as Isabella Oliveira2000 Woman on Top
as Alejandra2000 All the Pretty Horses
as Pepita Tudó1999 Volaverunt
as Doña Helena1999 A Scent of Paradise
as Pilar1998 Talk of Angels
as Josepha O'Neil1998 The Hi-Lo Country
as Mathurine1998 Don Juan
as Macarena Granada1998 The Girl of Your Dreams
as Sofía1997 Open Your Eyes
as Isabel Plaza Caballero1997 Live Flesh
as Patricia1996 Brujas
as Melibea1996 La Celestina
as Party Guest (uncredited)1995 The Butterfly Effect
as Lucía1995 Entre rojas
as Lucía1994 Todo es mentira
as Enza1993 La Ribelle
as Elisa1993 The Greek Labyrinth
as Luz1992 Belle Époque
as Silvia1992 Jamon Jamon

TV Shows/Series with Penélope Cruz as Actress(6)

as Donatella Versace2016 American Crime Story
as Water2015 Nature Is Speaking
as herself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as herself2003 Punk'd
as Lola Del Moreno1992 Framed

Movies with Penélope Cruz as Crew(3)

Production/Producer2016 The Queen of Spain
Directing/Director2016 Yo soy uno entre cien mil
Production/Producer2015 ma ma

Additional Information

Full Name: Penélope Cruz
Citizenship: Spain
Born: Sunday, 04/28 1974 (April) in Alcobendas (current age: 46 years + 154 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Spouses (current/former): Javier Bardem
Siblings: Eduardo Cruz, Mónica Cruz
Other names for Penélope Cruz (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Penelope Cruz Sanchez"
"Penélope Cruz Sánchez"
"Пенелопа Крус"
"بينيلوب كروز"
"ペネロペ・クルス"
"เปเนโลเป กรุซ"
"佩内洛普·克鲁兹"
"Пенелопа Крус Санчес"
"Πενέλοπε Κρουζ Σάντσεθ"
"Πενέλοπε Κρουζ"
"페넬로페 크루즈"
Penélope Cruz frequently works together with these people:
Pedro Almodóvar (19x, Crew)
Javier Bardem (9x, Actor)
Esther García (7x, Crew)
Fernando Colomo (7x, Crew)
Alberto Iglesias (7x, Crew)
Jordi Mollà (6x, Actor)
Fernando Trueba (6x, Crew)
Ana Lozano (6x, Crew)
José Salcedo (5x, Crew)
Harry Zinn (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:254, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/09/2020