Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz

Gender

Female

Known Credits

28

Penélope Cruz

Date of Birth: Apr 28, 1974

Birthplace: Madrid - Spain

 

 

Biography

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).

Known For

Filmography

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

as Pilar Estravados

2017

Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2

as Montana Grosso

2016

American Crime Story

American Crime Story

as Donatella Versace

2016

The Counselor

The Counselor

as Laura

2013

I'm So Excited!

I'm So Excited!

as Jessica

2013

Jamon Jamon

Jamon Jamon

as Silvia

2012

Broken Embraces

Broken Embraces

as Lena

2009

Elegy

Elegy

as Consuela Castillo

2008

The Girl of Your Dreams

The Girl of Your Dreams

as Macarena Granada

2006

Volver

Volver

as Raimunda

2006

Bandidas

Bandidas

as Maria Alvarez

2006

Sahara

Sahara

as Eva Rojas

2005

Gothika

Gothika

as Chloe Sava

2003

Masked and Anonymous

Masked and Anonymous

as Pagan Lace

2003

Waking Up in Reno

Waking Up in Reno

as Brenda

2002

Don't Tempt Me

Don't Tempt Me

as Carmen Ramos

2001

Blow

Blow

as Mirtha Jung

2001

All the Pretty Horses

All the Pretty Horses

as Alejandra

2000

Live Flesh

Live Flesh

as Isabel Plaza Caballero

1997

Entre rojas

Entre rojas

as Lucía

1996

Brujas

Brujas

as Patricia

1951

Ma ma

Ma ma

as Magda

1969