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Penelope Cruz

Penélope Cruz Sánchez (Spanish pronunciation: [peˈnelope kruθ ˈsantʃeθ]; born April 28, 1974) is a Spanish actress. 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 and Blow. She has since built a successful career, appearing in films from a wide 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 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. 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,

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Penelope Cruz -- How to Lose Baby Weight in 32 Days

Penelope Cruz -- How to Lose Baby Weight in 32 Days

Just 32 days after giving birth to her baby son on Jan. 22, new mom Penelope Cruz surfaced in Santa Monica on Wednesday with no signs of any baby weight to lose.She's one hot mama. READ MORE >

Penelope Cruz Goes Bump in the Night

Penelope Cruz Goes Bump in the Night

Looking chic in all black, Penelope Cruz tried to hide her growing Bardem baby bump while leaving a London restaurant last night.The 36-year-old Oscar winner's first baby with husband Javier… READ MORE >

- 1519 days ago
The Chicks in 'Nine': Who'd You Rather?!

The Chicks in 'Nine'
Who'd You Rather?

Fergie, Kate Hudson, Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and Nicole Kidman put their best faces forward at the premiere of "Nine" in NYC last night.Question is ... See Also Samantha vs. Carrie: Who'd… READ MORE >

- 1835 days ago
Which Tom Cruise Ex Would You Rather?!

Which Tom Cruise Ex
Would You Rather?!

While neither is still bound to Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz and Nicole Kidman compared notes at the premiere of their new film "Nine" in L.A. last night.Question is ... See Also Taylor vs. Rihanna:… READ MORE >

- 1841 days ago
Charlize Sucks Face with Chick -- for Good Price

Charlize
Sucks Face with Chick For Good Price

Charlize Theron kissed a girl -- and for $140,000 ... and she liked it.The actress -- who's made out with Penelope Cruz and Christina Ricci before for work -- went girl-on-girl again yesterday… READ MORE >

- 1889 days ago
Is Penelope Cruz the One Who Got Away?

Is Penelope Cruz the One Who Got Away?

Sure, he's programmed Katie Holmes and Suri to stick around for a while -- but when Tom Cruise looks back, think he regrets leaving Oscar winner Penelope Cruz?Penelope wasn't talking, but ... See… READ MORE >

- 2114 days ago
Javier and Penelope: No Country for Just Friends

Javier and Penelope: No Country for Just Friends

So are they or aren't they ... an item, that is? Claro que sí! Rumored gorgeous Spanish super couple, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz, strolled around Nice, France yesterday. The Oscar… READ MORE >

- 2466 days ago
Bardem Tries to Cruz Under the Radar

Bardem Tries to Cruz Under the Radar

Javier (or, as Regis had it, X-avier) Bardem and Penelope Cruz went out in public last night -- but still tried their damnedest to not get photographed… READ MORE >

- 2495 days ago
Penelope Cruises into LAX

Penelope Cruises into LAX

In town to present at the Oscars, Tom Cruise and Matthew McConaughey's ex-girlfriend, Penelope Cruz, arrived at LAX on Thursday.insertBCSinglePlayer(1427365532);The Scientology escapee's current… READ MORE >

- 2497 days ago
Christina Milian in Drive-By

Christina Milian in Drive-By

Sexy singer Christina Milian grabbed a coffee on Robertson Blvd. and before driving away, she halted her hot ride long enough to be personable to paps. Way to be… READ MORE >

- 2633 days ago

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