Penélope Cruz Sánchez (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...Wikipedia
Born: 28th April, 1974, Alcobendas, Community of Madrid
Height: 5' 4" (163 cm)
Claim to Fame: Woman On Top, Vanilla Sky, Volver and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
She's twice been sawed in half by a magician. The first time was at the end of an interview on a Mexican talk show, when a local magician sawed her in half in an illusion called Clearly Impossible. The second time was when David Copperfield sawed her in half using an antique Buzz Saw illusion that used to belong to Orson Welles, and that Welles had used to saw in half Rita Hayworth, Marlene Dietrich and Marilyn Monroe.
Second Spanish performer to be Oscar-nominated. The first one was Javier Bardem.
MADRID – Dozens of Spanish film stars, directors, musicians and writers, led by Oscar winners Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Pedro Almodovar, have denounced Israel's incursion into Gaza.
In an open letter referenced by Europa Press and other Spanish media, they described Israel's actions as "genocide."
STORY Talk About Anything Political in Hollywood ... Except Gaza
They also called on the European Union to "condemn the bombing by land, sea and air against the Palestinian civilian population in the Gaza Strip."
In the open... Read More
Posted by lonepine 5 months ago
In a product placement/integration stunt that should have felt forced but didn't, the first several minutes of last Thursday's Jimmy Kimmel show didn't begin with his monologue, rather, it began with a Nespresso ad featuring spokeswoman Penélope Cruz.
As Jimmy gets ready for the show, he runs into Cruz -- along with the rest of his staff -- backstage and they're all hanging out drinking coffee. There's some witty banter and name calling as Kimmel laments the fact no one's working. Cruz convinces Kimmel to sit down and enjoy a cup of Nespresso.... Read More
Posted by lonepine 8 months ago
Penelope Cruz is hooked! The Oscar-winning actress and husband Javier Bardem welcomed daughter Luna this past July -- who joined big brother Leo, 2 -- and Cruz tells the January issue of Allure that she's savoring the joy of nursing her little girl. "I was breastfeeding my son 13 months, and I plan to do the same with my daughter. [Nursing] is addictive," the Spanish-born Counselor star, 39, admits. "It's hard when the day comes when you have to stop."
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Cruz and fellow Oscar winner Bardem, 44, wed very quietly back... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 1 year ago
Penelope Cruz has given birth to her second child - on the same day as the Royal baby.
The world went into meltdown on Monday over news that the Duchess of Cambridge had given birth to a baby boy - the third in line to the throne.
But she wasn't the only woman in the public eye to welcome a new addition to the family, as Spanish actress Penelope also gave birth to a baby girl on the same day. Read More
Posted by KamilaIzabela 1 year ago
That’s a serious fashion statement! Penélope Cruz and husband Javier Bardem stepped out at the Los Veranos de la Villa Music Festival in Madrid on Saturday.
Despite her baby bump, Cruz, 39, looked as stylish as ever, pairing her baby bump with a long, cream-colored coat, an asymmetrical top, jeans and slingback espadrille wedges.
As the Oscar winning actress looked relaxed despite her approaching due date, Bardem, 44, sported shaggy hair, a t-shirt and jeans for the evening.
The couple, who are already parents to 2-year-old Leo, are expecting their second... Read More
Posted by anen87 1 year ago
I like roles that people don`t recognize me in.
When I start a movie, the first day, I feel like a duck.
A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.