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Penelope Cruz

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Net worth 2018: $56 Million
Residence: Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
Country: Spanish
BirthDay: 28 April 1974
Sigh: Taurus
Height: 1.68 m

Penelope Cruz was bornon 28 April 1974 in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain, Spanish. Ask a movie buff what is common between the films, ‘Open Your Eyes’, ‘The Girl of Your Dreams’, ‘Vanilla Sky’ and ‘Blow’ and without a second to spare, out would come the reply, Penelope Cruz! A truly charismatic Spanish actor of substance, Penelope Cruz cruised her way to the big screen with her exceptional talent, captivating appeal and skilled approach. Right from a young age, she indulged in re-enacting actors which built the foundation to take up acting as a career option. However, en-route pursuing her dreams, she faced a lot of rejections initially but did not lose her vision of becoming a top actress. Resultantly, all her hard work, willpower and determination paid off when she was cast in the movie, ‘Jamon, Jamon’ in 1992. Her artistic talent was recognized as she earned nominations for Best Newcomer and Best Actress in her debut year in Goya Award, Spain’s equivalent of Oscars. Thus, started a career that was destined for greater glories! After making her presence felt at the Spanish movie circles, she moved to Hollywood to make her mark at the world forum. She earned critical acclaim and recognition for her work and became the first Spanish actress to be conferred upon with an Academy Award and a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In the following lines, we have provided detailed sketch of her life, childhood and profile. Read on.


$56 Million


Her latest releases include, Woody Allen's 2012 film ‘To Rome with Love’ and ‘A Matador's Mistress’ released on demand via cable, satellite, telco and online


In 2010, she made a cameo appearance in the film, ‘Sex and the City 2’ which was a sequel of the 2008 film, ‘Sex and the City’


In 2007, she starred in Woody Allen's ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’


In 2006, she was cast alongside Salma Hayek in the western comedy film, ‘Bandidas’


Starting from ‘Waking Up in Reno’ to ‘Gothika’, ‘Fanfan la Tulipe’, ‘Noel’ and ‘Head in the Clouds’ (2004), each of them proved to be a failure


Years 2002 to 2004 were difficult years for her career, as none of her movies seemed to work


Year 2001 filled up for the same with the release of Cameron Crowe's ‘Vanilla Sky’, an interpretation of the Spanish film ‘Open Your Eyes’


In 1999, she was seen in ‘All About My Mother’, a film directed by Peter Almod�var


In 1998, she was seen in films like, ‘Don Juan’ and ‘The Girl of Your Dreams’


Her other offerings for the year 1997 include: ‘Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health’, ‘Live Flesh’ and ‘Open Your Eyes’


Staying true to the prophecy, she gave one hit after the other and no sooner than in 1996, established herself as a successful Spanish and Italian films actor


She also appeared in an episode of an erotic French TV series called ‘S�rie rose’She made her big screen debut with the feature film, ‘Jamon, Jamon’ in 1992


Following this, she was regularly featured on television throughout the 1990s decade

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