Penélope Cruz

Penélope Cruz


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 28-04-1974
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain
  • Also Known As:

    Penelope Cruz Sanchez
    Penélope Cruz Sánchez

  • Popularity: 8.08
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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.




Year Movie Character
2006 Volver as Raimunda
1997 Open Your Eyes as Sofía
2006 Bandidas as Maria Alvarez
1992 Belle Époque as Luz
2008 Elegy as Consuela Castillo
2009 Broken Embraces as Lena
2007 The Good Night as Anna/Melodia
2000 Woman on Top as Isabella Oliveira
2003 Fan-Fan the Tulip as Adeline La Franchise
2001 Don't Tempt Me as Carmen Ramos
1998 The Girl of Your Dreams as Macarena Granada
2012 Twice Born as Gemma
1996 Brujas as Patricia
1994 Todo es mentira as Lucía
1996 La Celestina as Melibea
1993 La Ribelle as Enza
1995 Entre rojas as Lucía
1994 Alegre ma non troppo
2015 ma ma as Magda
1993 Per amore, solo per amore as Mary
2018 Everybody Knows as Laura
2016 The Queen of Spain as Macarena Granada
2020 Wasp Network as Olga
2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin as Pelagia
2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides as Angélica
2001 Vanilla Sky as Sofia Serrano
2001 Blow as Mirtha Jung
1992 Jamon Jamon as Silvia
2005 Sahara as Eva Rojas
2008 A Matador's Mistress as Lupe Sino
2005 Chromophobia as Gloria
2004 Head in the Clouds as Mia
1999 Volaverunt as Pepita Tudó
2009 G-Force as Juarez the Guinea Pig (voice)
2009 The Cannibalistic Councillor as Pina
2013 I'm So Excited! as Jessica
1970 This Man, This Woman as Martha Parks
1993 The Greek Labyrinth as Elisa
2017 Loving Pablo as Virginia Vallejo
1970 Love Child
2017 Murder on the Orient Express as Pilar Estravados
2016 Yo soy uno entre cien mil as Penélope Cruz
1970 On The Fringe
1999 All About My Mother as Rosa
2009 Nine as Carla
2000 All the Pretty Horses as Alejandra
2003 Masked and Anonymous as Pagan Lace
2004 Noel as Nina Vasquez
2012 To Rome with Love as Anna
1998 Twice Upon a Yesterday as Louise
2021 355
1970 Competencia Oficial
1997 Live Flesh as Isabel Plaza Caballero
1998 The Hi-Lo Country as Josepha O'Neil
2003 Gothika as Chloe Sava
2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona as María Elena
2004 Don't Move as Italia
2011 Woody Allen: A Documentary as Herself
2013 The Counselor as Laura
1998 Don Juan as Mathurine
1997 Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health as Diana Joven
2016 Zoolander 2 as Valentina Valencia
2002 Hitting it Hard
2012 Once Upon a Time...: All About My Mother
2002 Waking Up in Reno as Brenda
1998 Talk of Angels as Pilar
2016 Grimsby as Kate
1999 A Scent of Paradise as Doña Helena
2014 Truth of the Situation: Making 'The Counselor' as Herself
2019 Pain and Glory as Jacinta
2010 Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer as Herself
2016 Almodóvar, todo sobre ellas as Herself
1995 The Butterfly Effect as Party Guest (uncredited)
2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die as The Songbird
2010 Brunes et Blondes as Self
2010 Sex and the City 2 as Carmen García Carrión
1996 Not Love, Just Frenzy as Laura
2001 America: A Tribute to Heroes as Herself
2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
2016 Yo soy uno entre cien mil
2015 ma ma
2016 The Queen of Spain

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