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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 (46 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 (58 films)

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Actress

Wasp Network
Directed by Olivier Assayas
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Spy, Historical
Themes Spy films
Actors Édgar Ramírez, Penélope Cruz, Gael García Bernal, Wagner Moura, Ana de Armas, Leonardo Sbaraglia
Roles Olga
Rating58% 2.904812.904812.904812.904812.90481
Dans les années 1980 et 1990, des groupes terroristes anti-Castro basés en Floride mènent des opérations militaires contre Cuba. Ils seront démasqués par cinq espions cubains infiltrés aux États-Unis.
Pain and Glory, 1h53
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas, Julieta Serrano
Roles Jacinta
Rating75% 3.7985353.7985353.7985353.7985353.798535
Salvador Mallo est un réalisateur qui a connu le succès mais qui ne réalise plus de films à cause de nombreuses douleurs physiques dont il souffre. Par hasard, il retrouve Alberto Crespo, un acteur avec qui il s'est fâché trente ans auparavant. Il se remémore son enfance avec sa mère à Paterna.
Everybody Knows, 2h10
Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darín, Jaime Lorente, Eduard Fernández, Bárbara Lennie
Roles Laura
Rating68% 3.445383.445383.445383.445383.44538
Laura vit avec son mari Alejandro et leurs deux enfants à Buenos Aires. À l'occasion du mariage de sa sœur Ana, elle retourne, sans son mari, auprès de sa famille dans son village natal. Elle y retrouve notamment Paco, son ancien amant viticulteur. Mais la réunion familiale dérape lorsqu'Irene, la fille de Laura, disparaît au cours de la soirée de mariage ...
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% 3.2533053.2533053.2533053.2533053.253305
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% 3.147983.147983.147983.147983.14798
En 1983, le narcotrafiquant colombien Pablo Escobar entame une liaison avec une célèbre présentatrice télé, Virginia Vallejo. Le film retrace leur première rencontre, au moment où l'impitoyable baron de la drogue est dans une irrésistible ascension et monte son cartel, jusqu'à la chute de ce dernier.
Grimsby
Grimsby (2016)
, 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% 3.0973553.0973553.0973553.0973553.097355
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 Spy films, La mode
Actors Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penélope Cruz, Olivia Munn, Christine Taylor
Roles Valentina Valencia
Rating47% 2.3515052.3515052.3515052.3515052.351505
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...
The Queen of Spain, 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% 2.555922.555922.555922.555922.55592
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% 3.3969253.3969253.3969253.3969253.396925
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, Asier Etxeandia, Luis Tosar, Àlex Brendemühl, Silvia Abascal
Roles Magda
Rating63% 3.1995553.1995553.1995553.1995553.199555
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, Children's films, Gangster films
Actors Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Dean Norris
Roles Laura
Rating52% 2.648772.648772.648772.648772.64877
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% 2.8024352.8024352.8024352.8024352.802435
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% 3.1448253.1448253.1448253.1448253.144825
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% 3.698253.698253.698253.698253.69825
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, 2h16
Directed by Rob Marshall, Gore Verbinski
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, 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 Angélica
Rating65% 3.298933.298933.298933.298933.29893
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.