Penélope Cruz


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Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to focus her energies on dance. After studying ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 54 wins & 115 nominations. See more awards »

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(2008)
Vanilla Sky Sofia Serrano
(2001)
Volver Raimunda
(2006)

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  Love Child (announced)
Immaculada
 2020 Red avispa (filming)
 2019 Dolor y gloria
Jacinta
 2018 Todos lo saben
Laura
 2018 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Donatella Versace
- Alone (2018) ... Donatella Versace (as Penelope Cruz)
- Ascent (2018) ... Donatella Versace (as Penelope Cruz)
- Don't Ask, Don't Tell (2018) ... Donatella Versace (as Penelope Cruz)
- Manhunt (2018) ... Donatella Versace (as Penelope Cruz)
- The Man Who Would Be Vogue (2018) ... Donatella Versace (as Penelope Cruz)
 2017 Asesinato en el Orient Express
Pilar Estravados
 2017 Loving Pablo
Virginia Vallejo
 2017 ¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz? (TV Series)
Penélope Cruz
- ¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz? Buena racha (2017) ... Penélope Cruz
 2016 La reina de España
Macarena Granada
 2016 Agente contrainteligente
Rhonda George
 2016 Zoolander No. 2
Valentina Valencia
 2015 Ma ma
Magda
 2013-2014 Barrio Sésamo (TV Series)
Companion
- Number 15's Quinceañera (2014) ... Companion (voice)
- The Flower Show (2013) ... Companion (voice)
 2014 Nature Is Speaking (TV Series short)
Water
- Water (2014) ... Water (English version, voice)
 2014 L'Agent by Agent Provocateur (Video short)
Woman Driving Cadillac (uncredited)
 2013 El consejero
Laura
 2013 Los amantes pasajeros
Jessica
 2012 Miguel Bosé: Decirnos Adiós (Video short)
 2012 Volver a nacer
Gemma
 2012 A Roma con amor
Anna
 2010 Sexo en Nueva York 2
Carmen Garcia Carrion (as Penelope Cruz)
 2009 Nine
Carla
 2009 G-Force: Licencia para espiar
Juarez (voice, as Penelope Cruz)
 2009 Los abrazos rotos
Lena
 2009 La concejala antropófaga (Short)
Pina
 2008 Manolete
Lupe Sino
 2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Maria Elena
 2008/I Elegy
Consuela Castillo
 2007 Eduardo Cruz: Cosas que contar (Video short)
 2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (Video short)
The Songbird (credit only)
 2007 La chica de mis sueños
Anna / Melodia
 2006/I Volver
Raimunda
 2006 Bandidas
Maria Alvarez
 2005 Alta sociedad
Gloria
 2005 Sahara
Eva Rojas (as Penelope Cruz)
 2004 Juegos de mujer
Mia
 2004 Noel
Nina Vasquez (as Penelope Cruz)
 2004 No te muevas
Italia
 2003 Gothika
Chloe Sava
 2003 Fanfan la Tulipe
Adeline La Franchise
 2003 Anónimos
Pagan Lace
 2002 Waking Up in Reno
Brenda - Spanish Woman
 2001 Vanilla Sky
Sofia Serrano
 2001 Sin noticias de Dios
Carmen Ramos (as Penelope Cruz)
 2001 Blow
Mirtha Jung (as Penelope Cruz)
 2000 Todos los caballos bellos
Alejandra Villarreal
 2000 Woman on Top
Isabella Oliveira (as Penelope Cruz)
 1999 Volavérunt
Pepita Tudó
 1999 Todo sobre mi madre
Hermana Rosa
 1998 Hi-Lo Country
Josepha O'Neil
 1998 La niña de tus ojos
Macarena Granada
 1998 Pasiones rotas
Pilar (as Penelope Cruz)
 1998 Lluvia en los zapatos
Louise
 1998 Don Juan, de Molière
Mathurine
 1997 Abre los ojos
Sofía
 1997 Carne trémula
Isabel Plaza Caballero (as Penelope Cruz)
 1997 Una esquina del paraíso
Doña Helena (as Penelope Cruz)
 1996 El amor perjudica seriamente la salud
Diana Balaguer joven
 1996 La Celestina
Melibea (as Penelope Cruz)
 1996 Brujas
Patricia
 1995 El efecto mariposa
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1995 Entre rojas
Lucía
 1994 Nacho Cano: El patio (Video short)
 1994 Todo es mentira
Lucía (as Penelope Cruz)
 1994 Alegre ma non troppo
Salomé
 1993 La rebelde
Enza
 1993 El laberinto griego
Elisa
 1992 Mecano - Los vídeos (Video)
video - 'La fuerza del destino' (uncredited)
 1992 Framed (TV Mini-Series)
Lola Del Moreno
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Lola Del Moreno (as Penelope Cruz Sánchez)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Lola Del Moreno (as Penelope Cruz Sánchez)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Lola Del Moreno (as Penelope Cruz Sánchez)
 1992 Belle Epoque
Luz
 1992 Jamón Jamón
Silvia
 1991 Serie rosa (TV Series)
Daphné / Javotte / Juliette
- Elle et lui (1991) ... Daphné / Javotte / Juliette
 1990 Los mundos de Yupi (TV Series)
La Bella Durmiente
- Las manzanas (1990) ... La Bella Durmiente (uncredited)
 1989 Mecano: La fuerza del destino (Video short)
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Other Works:

TV commercials (Japan) Lux Super Rich See more »

Publicity Listings:

16 Interviews | 33 Articles | 38 Pictorials | 75 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Penelope Cruz | Penelope Cruz Sanchez | Penelope Cruz Sánchez | Penélope Cruz Sánchez

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I came to New York to study ballet and English. See more »

Trivia:

She claims her role in Bigas Luna's Jamón Jamón (1992) psychologically scarred her for life. She was a teenager when she was cast in the film which required her to do nudity and sex scenes. See more »

Trademark:

Seductive deep voice See more »

Nickname:

Pe

Star Sign:

Taurus

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