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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. Modified from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Apr 28, 1974 In Madrid - Spain
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie 355
Latest Project:
Movie Everybody Knows 2018-05-09
Known For
Poster of Pirates of the Caribbean - Fremde Gezeiten
Poster of G-Force - Agenten mit Biss
Poster of Masked and Anonymous
Poster of Blow
Movie 355 2019
Movie Everybody Knows Laura 2018-05-09
Movie Loving Pablo Virginia Vallejo 2017-10-12
Movie Mord im Orient Express Pilar Estravados 2017-11-03
Series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace Donatella Versace 2017-12-26
Movie Zoolander No. 2 Valentina Valencia 2016-02-06
Series American Crime Story Donatella Versace 2016-02-02
Movie Der Spion und sein Bruder Kate 2016-02-24
Movie The Queen of Spain Macarena Granada 2016-11-25
Movie Ma Ma - Der Ursprung der Liebe Magda 2015-09-11
Movie Truth of the Situation: Making 'The Counselor' Herself 2014-02-11
Series Zack & Quack Mary 2014-02-07
Movie The Counselor Laura 2013-10-25
Movie Fliegende Liebende Jessica 2013-07-04
Movie To Rome with Love Anna 2012-04-20
Movie Twice Born - Was vom Leben übrig bleibt Gemma 2012-09-13
Movie Pirates of the Caribbean - Fremde Gezeiten Angelica Teach 2011-05-14
Movie Woody Allen: A Documentary Herself 2011-11-20
Movie Sex and the City 2 Carmen García Carrión 2010-05-26
Movie Die menschenfressende Stadträtin Pina 2009-03-18
Movie Zerrissene Umarmungen Lena 2009-03-01
Movie G-Force - Agenten mit Biss Juarez the Guinea Pig (voice) 2009-07-21
Movie Nine Carla 2009-12-03
Movie Elegy oder die Kunst zu lieben Consuela Castillo 2008-08-08
Movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona María Elena 2008-08-15
Movie Manolete Lupe Sino 2008-09-06
Movie Sexo en el plató Silvia (archive footage) 2007-04-09
Movie The Good Night Anna/Melodia 2007-01-25
Movie Volver - Zurückkehren Raimunda 2006-03-16
Movie Bandidas Maria Alvarez 2006-01-18
Movie Chromophobia Gloria 2005-01-01
Series The Thick of It Silvia 2005-05-19
Series A.T.O.M. Sofia Serrano 2005-08-27
Movie Don’t Move Italia 2004-03-12
Movie Noel - Engel in Manhattan Nina Vasquez 2004-11-12
Movie Head in the Clouds Mia 2004-04-29
Movie Gothika Chloe Sava 2003-11-21
Movie Fanfan der Husar Adeline La Franchise 2003-05-14
Movie Masked and Anonymous Pagan Lace 2003-08-08
Movie Waking Up in Reno Brenda 2002-12-13
Movie Blow Mirtha Jung 2001-04-04
Movie Corellis Mandoline Pelagia 2001-04-18
Movie Sin noticias de Dios Carmen Ramos 2001-11-30
Movie All die schönen Pferde Alejandra 2000-12-11
Movie Woman on Top Isabella Oliveira 2000-09-22
Movie Volavérunt Pepita Tudó 1999-10-01
Movie Alles über meine Mutter Rosa 1999-04-19
Movie Talk of Angels Pilar 1998-10-30
Movie Don Juan Mathurine 1998-04-28
Movie Das Mädchen deiner Träume Macarena Granada 1998-11-13
Movie Lieber gestern als nie Louise 1998-11-27
Movie Hi-Lo Country - Im Land der letzten Cowboys Josepha O'Neil 1998-12-30
Movie Wer liebt, lebt gefährlich Diana Joven 1997-01-10
Movie Live Flesh – Mit Haut und Haar Isabel Plaza Caballero 1997-10-28
Movie Open Your Eyes - Öffne die Augen Sofía 1997-12-19
Movie Brujas Patricia 1996-04-26
Movie La Celestina Melibea 1996-11-08
Movie Not Love, Just Frenzy Laura 1996-11-15
Movie The Butterfly Effect Party Guest (uncredited) 1995-12-20
Movie Entre rojas Lucía 1995-04-20
Movie Todo es mentira Lucía 1994-10-14
Series Room 101 Luz 1994-07-04
Movie Alegre ma non troppo 1994-05-26
Movie La Ribelle Enza 1993-08-19
Series Framed Lola Del Moreno 1992-11-27
Series Blondie Eva Rojas 1968-09-26