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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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Cruz Clones -- Live the Fantasy

Cruz Clones -- Live the Fantasy

Penelope and Monica Cruz might just be the hottest things in fashion. The sensationally stunning sisters teamed up to design a line for Mango ... and they're muy caliente!The line's latest ad… READ MORE >

Jessica Lacks "Blonde Ambition"

Jessica Lacks "Blonde Ambition"

Lovelorn pop tart Jessica Simpson has more than John Mayer to get over. It turns out her new film, "Blonde Ambition" has had its release date pushed back -- twice, reportedly because the movie is… READ MORE >

- 2732 days ago
Penelope and Shakira Out Cruisin'

Penelope and Shakira
Out Cruisin'

It seems that Penelope Cruz is having trouble finding a date since she broke up with Matthew McConaughey -- so she's hitting the hip spots with her hip-shakin' girlfriend, Shakira! // The… READ MORE >

- 2745 days ago
Ashton the Fertilizer?

Ashton the Fertilizer?

Demi Moore should avoid loose-fitting clothing -- she's just asking for pregnancy rumors!insertBCSinglePlayer(900644746);The slim-bodied cougar bride of Kutcher went out with hubby and Penelope… READ MORE >

- 2778 days ago
Pirates of the Hudson

Pirates
Of the Hudson

Seafaring fashion designer John Galliano posed with two treasures, Penelope Cruz and Charlize Theron, at his Christian Dior Cruise Fashion Show on Monday in New York. Ahoy, mateys!Hidden inside a… READ MORE >

- 2779 days ago
I Can Dig It!

I Can Dig It!

They're scratching it, pulling it and picking at it. And nothing is more stimulating than watching a star diggin' in!Check out these celebs as they check themselves out!Still haven't quenched that… READ MORE >

- 2851 days ago
Salma and Penelope: What's Going on There?

Salma and Penelope:
What's Going on There?

Rumors about the super-close relationship between Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek have circulated for years. Could there be something more than just friendship between the two Latina beauties?Salma… READ MORE >

- 2890 days ago
Penelope Spots Dude Hangin' 11

Penelope Spots Dude Hangin' 11

Penelope Cruz, followed by her sister Monica, were blindsided on a beach in St. Barths by a man wearing nothing more than a wristwatch.The sisters did a double take after this nude dude disrupted… READ MORE >

- 2910 days ago
Where Has Kelly Clarkson Gone?

Where Has
Kelly Clarkson Gone?

Kelly Clarkson isn't going to walk away from us any time soon, Britt. But she has been walking her way across the country. She just finished wrapping up her summer tour this past Sunday, and is… READ MORE >

- 3056 days ago
Penelope Refuses to Comment on Cruises

Penelope Refuses to Comment on Cruises

After stating yesterday that she has seen Suri Cruise, Penelope Cruz has since turned a 180 and is now refusing to talk about the baby anymore. "I'm not going to talk about that anymore," she says… READ MORE >

- 3062 days ago

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