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Penélope Cruz is a Actor and Producer Espagnol born on 28 april 1974 at Alcobendas (Espagne)

Penélope Cruz

Penélope Cruz
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Birth name Penélope Cruz Sánchez
Nationality Espagne
Birth 28 april 1974 (44 years) at Alcobendas (Espagne)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

Penélope Cruz Sánchez ([peˈnelope kɾuθ ˈsantʃeθ]; born April 28, 1974) is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón, jamón (1992) to critical acclaim. Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included 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 Blow.
She has since appeared in films in a range of genres, including the comedy Waking Up in Reno (2002), the thriller Gothika (2003), the Christmas movie Noel (2004), and the action adventure Sahara (2005). She was critically acclaimed 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 playing María Elena in Vicky Cristina Barcelona. 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 Mango, Ralph Lauren and L'Oréal. Penélope and her younger sister Mónica Cruz have designed clothing for Mango. Cruz has volunteered in Uganda and India, where she spent one week working with Mother Teresa; she donated her salary from The Hi-Lo Country to help fund the late nun's mission.

Biography

Cruz is married to Spanish actor Javier Bardem. Bardem was her co-star in her first breakthrough role as Silvia in Jamon, Jamon as well as starring alongside her in Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
They were also both in the 2013 film The Counselor.
Cruz began dating Bardem in 2007 and they married in early July 2010 in a private ceremony at a friend's home in the Bahamas. They have a son born in 2011 in Los Angeles, and a daughter born in 2013. She has become a public advocate of breastfeeding since the birth of her children.

Cruz had a three-year relationship with Tom Cruise after they appeared together in Vanilla Sky. It ended in January 2004. In April 2003, she filed a lawsuit against the Australian magazine New Idea for defamation over an article about her relationship with Cruise.

Cruz is a friend of Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, whom she has known for more than two decades and with whom she has worked on films. She is known to friends as Pe. Cruz owns a clothing store in Madrid and designed jewelry and handbags with her younger sister for a company in Japan.

Best films

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
(Actress)
Spectre (2015)
(Actress)
Sex and the City 2 (2010)
(Actress)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
(Actress)
Gothika (2003)
(Actress)
Sahara (2005)
(Actress)

Usually with

Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Penélope Cruz (55 films)

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Actress

Everybody Knows, 2h10
Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Origin Iran
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darín, Eduard Fernández, Bárbara Lennie, Inma Cuesta
Roles Laura
Rating70% 3.538693.538693.538693.538693.53869
Laura vit avec son mari et leurs enfants à Buenos Aires. Un jour, alors qu'elle retourne avec ses proches dans sa famille à Madrid, la réunion familiale dérape.
Murder on the Orient Express, 1h54
Directed by Kenneth Branagh
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Assassinat, Transport films, Rail transport films, Film se déroulant dans un train
Actors Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Tom Bateman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench
Roles Pilar Estravados
Rating65% 3.252673.252673.252673.252673.25267
Le célèbre détective belge Hercule Poirot prend l'Orient-Express pour rentrer d’Istanbul à Londres. Mais alors que le train se retrouve bloqué par la neige dans les montagnes yougoslaves, Samuel Ratchett, un riche Américain, est assassiné. À la demande de son ami M. Bouc, directeur de la ligne, Poirot se met à enquêter pour découvrir le meurtrier parmi les passagers.
Escobar
Escobar (2017)
, 2h5
Directed by Fernando León de Aranoa
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Actors Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard, Óscar Jaenada, Colin Salmon, Juan David Agudelo
Roles Virginia Vallejo
Rating62% 3.1449553.1449553.1449553.1449553.144955
Entre 1983 à 1987, le narcotrafiquant colombien Pablo Escobar entretient une liaison avec la journaliste et présentatrice Virginia Vallejo .
The Brothers Grimsby, 1h23
Directed by Louis Leterrier
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films, Sports films
Actors Mark Strong, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rebel Wilson, Isla Fisher, Annabelle Wallis, Ian McShane
Roles Kate
Rating61% 3.097173.097173.097173.097173.09717
Grimsby involves a British black-ops spy (Mark Strong) whose idiotic brother (Sacha Baron Cohen) is a football hooligan.
Zoolander 2, 1h40
Directed by Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes La mode
Actors Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penélope Cruz, Olivia Munn, Christine Taylor
Roles Valentina Valencia
Rating47% 2.350262.350262.350262.350262.35026
Le célèbre mannequin Derek Zoolander reprend du service alors qu'un tueur en série s'en prend à des célébrités. Avec l'aide d'Hansel et de la belle Valentina, Derek va se retrouver en plein milieu d'une grande affaire et recroiser la route d'un vieil ennemi...
La Reine d'Espagne, 2h8
Directed by Fernando Trueba
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Neus Asensi, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Javier Cámara
Roles Macarena Granada
Rating51% 2.5550552.5550552.5550552.5550552.555055
Dans les années 1950, en plein franquisme, la superstar internationale Macarena Granada retourne en Espagne, son pays natal, pour incarner Isabelle la Catholique dans un film biographique à grand budget. Quand il apprend son retour, Blas Fontiveros, un réalisateur qui l'a fait tourner dans une comédie musicale en 1938, retourne également à Madrid pour la revoir. Mais son arrivée déclenche une série d'événements inattendus qui perturbent le tournage du biopic surveillé par les hommes de Francisco Franco...
Spectre
Spectre (2015)
, 2h28
Directed by Sam Mendes, Terence Young
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Films about children, Spy films, Films about terrorism
Actors Daniel Craig, Ben Whishaw, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Penélope Cruz
Rating67% 3.396443.396443.396443.396443.39644
On a mission in Mexico, unofficially ordered by the previous M, James Bond kills two men arranging to blow up a stadium; in doing so the building they are in explodes and collapses. Bond gives chase to Marco Sciarra, who survived the blast; Sciarra boards a helicopter to escape. Bond follows and in the ensuing struggle he throws both Sciarra and the pilot out of the helicopter, stealing Sciarra's octopus ring as he does so. On his return to London Bond is indefinitely taken off field duty by the current M, who is in the midst of a power struggle with C, the head of the Joint Intelligence Service, which consists of the recently merged MI5 and MI6. C also wants to create the "Nine Eyes" intelligence co-operation agreement between nine countries, and close down the '00' section in the process.
Ma Ma
Ma Ma (2015)
, 1h51
Directed by Julio Medem
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama
Actors Penélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Àlex Brendemühl, Silvia Abascal
Roles Magda
Rating63% 3.1994953.1994953.1994953.1994953.199495
Magda (Penélope Cruz) is an unemployed teacher. She is diagnosed with breast cancer, and she battles the disease. This will create unexpected bonds with people close to her.
The Counselor, 1h57
Directed by Ridley Scott
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about films, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Snuff films in fiction, Films about television
Actors Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Dean Norris
Roles Laura
Rating52% 2.649062.649062.649062.649062.64906
A man, known only as "The Counselor", and his girlfriend Laura are talking sexily in bed. Meanwhile, somewhere in Mexico, cocaine is packaged in barrels and concealed in a sewage truck, driven across the border and stored at a sewage treatment plant.
I'm So Excited, 1h30
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Javier Cámara, Cecilia Roth, Raúl Arévalo, Lola Dueñas, Hugo Silva, Carlos Areces
Roles Jessica
Rating56% 2.8018552.8018552.8018552.8018552.801855
The film opens as ground technician León (Antonio Banderas) removes the chocks from the wheels of an Airbus A340 for Peninsula Flight 2549. He waves to his wife Jessi (Penélope Cruz ), who is towing a luggage cart across the tarmac. The distraction causes her to crash into another ground technician who was checking Twitter. León checks on his wife to make sure she is okay, and she reveals that she is pregnant.
To Rome with Love, 1h47
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about television, Films about classical music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Woody Allen, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Judy Davis, Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg
Roles Anna
Rating62% 3.1458353.1458353.1458353.1458353.145835
To Rome with Love tells four unrelated stories taking place in Rome. The second story, Antonio's, is a direct lift with some amendments of an entire Fellini film, The White Sheik (1952).
Twice Born
Twice Born (2012)
, 2h7
Directed by Sergio Castellitto
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, War, Historical, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Political films
Actors Emile Hirsch, Penélope Cruz, Mira Furlan, Jane Birkin, Saadet Aksoy, Sergio Castellitto
Roles Gemma
Rating73% 3.698463.698463.698463.698463.69846
Oft-married Gemma visits Sarajevo with her only child, Pietro. The two of them had escaped the city sixteen years ago, just days after his birth during the Bosnian War. Diego, her second husband and Pietro's father, remained behind and later died. As they travel with her wartime friend Gojco, she tries to repair her relationship with Pietro, asking her third husband (by phone) if she should tell Pietro that she did not give birth to him. Gemma is later stunned by the revelation that Pietro's real mother, Aska, is still alive and married to Gojco. Aska reveals that, contrary to Gemma's long held belief, Diego was not Pietro's father, as she had been a sex slave to a garrison of the Serb Volunteer Guard. Gemma must face loss, the cost of war and the redemptive power of love.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, 2h20
Directed by Rob Marshall, Gore Verbinski
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films, Mermaids in film, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Children's films, Disaster films
Actors Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, Kevin McNally, Sam Claflin
Roles Angelica Teach
Rating65% 3.2982853.2982853.2982853.2982853.298285
After a failed attempt to rescue his first mate, Joshamee Gibbs, in London, Captain Jack Sparrow is brought before King George II, who wants Jack to guide an expedition to the Fountain of Youth before King Ferdinand and the Spanish Navy can locate it. Heading the expedition is Jack's old nemesis, Captain Hector Barbossa, now a privateer in service to the British Navy after losing his leg and ship, the Black Pearl, which he believes to be sunk.
Sex and the City 2, 2h25
Directed by Michael Patrick King
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance, Sex comedy
Themes Feminist films, La mode, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Penélope Cruz, Chris Noth
Roles Carmen García Carrión
Rating44% 2.207262.207262.207262.207262.20726
The film begins with Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda meeting up with each other which turns into a flashback to how Carrie arrived in New York City in 1986, then met Charlotte one year later, Miranda in 1989. She also met Samantha, when she was bartender at a bar but she doesn't tell a year.
Broken Embraces, 2h9
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Films about films, Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about disabilities, La cécité, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo, Lola Dueñas, José Luis Gómez García, Ángela Molina
Roles Lena
Rating71% 3.599373.599373.599373.599373.59937
"Harry Caine" is a blind writer who shares his life with his agent Judit and her adult son, Diego. Slowly, events in the present begin to bring back memories of the past. Harry hears that millionaire Ernesto Martel has died; a young filmmaker, Ray X, appears and turns out to be Martel's son, Ernesto, Jr. After Diego is hospitalized for an accidental drug overdose in a Madrid nightclub, Harry collects Diego from the hospital and looks after him to avoid worrying his traveling mother. The main storyline is told in flashback as Harry reluctantly tells Diego a tragic tale of fate, jealousy, abuse of power, betrayal, and guilt.