Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress," Penelope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo (a retailer) and Encarna (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 classical ballet for nine years at Spain's National Conservatory, she continued her training under a series of prominent dancers. At 15, however, she heeded h...
The most difficult thing in the world is to start a career known only for your looks, and then to try to become a serious actress. No one will take you seriously once you are known as the pretty woman.
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Scarlett Snubs Woody While Penelope Cruz bathed in the spotlight at Cannes, Scarlett Johansson was conspicuously absent from the premiere of their new Woody Allen film, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, this past weekend in France.
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A Kiss That Penelope Cruz Did Not Miss - Feature Cannes, France - It may have been a big moment in veteran American director Woody Allen's latest film - the kiss between Spanish actress Penelope Cruz and Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson. But at a press conference Saturday marking the debut of the... Sat May 17, 2008, 5:00 pm