Penelope Cruz

Age: 40
Born: April 28, 1974
Madrid, Spain

Actor

Year
I'm So Excited! 2013
The Counselor 2013 Laura
Twice Born 2013
To Rome With Love 2012 Anna
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides 2011 Angelica
A Matador's Mistress 2011
Sex and the City 2 2010 Lydia
Nine 2009 Carla Albanese
Broken Embraces 2009 Lena
G-Force 2009 Juarez (voice)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona 2008 Maria Elena
Elegy 2008 Consuela Castillo
The Good Night 2007
Don't Move 2006
Volver 2006
Bandidas 2006 Maria Alvarez
Al Margen De La Ley 2006
Sahara 2005 Eva Rojas
La Celestina 2005
Head In The Clouds 2004
Noel 2004
Masked & Anonymous 2003 Pagan Lace
Gothika 2003 Chloe
Don't Tempt Me 2003
Blow 2001
Captain Corelli's Mandolin 2001
All The Pretty Horses 2000
Woman On Top 2000
Twice Upon A Yesterday 1999
Open Your Eyes 1999
All About My Mother 1999
The Girl Of Your Dreams 1998
Talk Of Angels 1998
The Hi-Lo Country 1998
Live Flesh 1997
Belle Epoque 1992
Jamon Jamon 1992

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Profile created on December 26, 2000.

Did you know?

  • Penelope studied classical ballet for 10 years and Spanish ballet for four years.
  • Penelope is one of the leading ladies in front of the camera in Spain.
  • Her movie, "Belle epoque" from 1992 won eight Goyas (the equivalent to an Oscar) in Spain.
  • Penelope won a Best Actress Goya in 1998 for her Spanish movie "Nina de tus ojos, La.
  • Her American debut was in 1999 with the movie All About My Mother.
  • Penelope decided to become a vegetarian afer she filmed All The Pretty Horses this year.
  • Ms. Cruz donated her entire salary from Hi-Lo Country to Mother Teresa's children's sanctuary after she volunteered there for one week.
  • Penelope had a lengthy relationship with Tom Cruise. They met while filming Vanilla Sky, shortly before his divorce from Nicole Kidman.
 

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • Leprechaun: Origins
  • Venus in Fur
  • Fort McCoy
  • Lucky Them
  • Beneath the Harvest Sky