Penelope Cruz full name is Penélope Cruz Sánchez. Sheborn April 28, 1974. She is a Spanish actress and model. 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, All the Pretty Horses, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin and Blow. By this post you get Penelope Cruz HD photos and Penelope Cruz latest photos. Penelope Cruz has since appeared in films in a 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). Penelope Cruz was critically acclaimed for her roles in Volver (2006) and Nine (2009) received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for each. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for playing María Elena in 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. She has modeled for Mango, Ralph Lauren and L’Oréal. Penélope and her younger sister Mónica Cruz have designed clothing for Mango. Cruz has volunteered in Uganda and India, where Penelope Cruz spent one week working with Mother Teresa; she donated her salary from The Hi-Lo Country to help fund the late nun’s mission. In 1989, 15 years old She made her acting debut in a music video for the Spanish pop group Mecano’s song “La Fuerza del Destino”. Between 1990 and 1997, Penelope Cruz hosted the Spanish TV channel Telecinco’s talk show La Quinta Marcha, a program that was hosted by teenagers, aimed at a teenage audience. Penelope Cruz also played in the “Elle et lui” episode of an erotic French TV series called Série rose in 1991, where she appeared nude. In 1992, She made her feature film debut at 18 as the lead female role in the comedy drama art house film, Jamón, jamón. In the film, she portrayed Silvia, a young woman who is expecting her first child with a man whose mother does not approve of the relationship and attempts to sabotage it by paying Javier Bardem’s character to seduce her. People magazine noted that after Cruz appeared topless in the film. But I have no regrets because I wanted to start working and it changed my life.” Charlie Rose of 60 Minutes noted that Cruz “became an overnight sensation as much for her nude scenes as for her talent”. When Rose asked Cruz if she was concerned about how she would be perceived after her role in the film, Cruz replied, “I just knew I had to do the complete opposite.” She is a friend of Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, whom Penelope Cruz has known for more than two decades and with whom she has worked on films. She is known to friends as Pe. Penelope Cruz owns a clothing store in Madrid and designed jewelry and handbags with her younger sister for a company in Japan. She had a three-year relationship with Tom Cruise after they appeared together in Vanilla Sky. It ended in January 2004. In April 2003, Penelope Cruz filed a lawsuit against the Australian magazine New Idea for defamation over an article about her relationship with Cruise. Her lawyers claimed that “the proceedings state that the article contains a number of false and defamatory statements concerning Ms. Cruz” and she is seeking “substantial damages and is confident that legal proceedings will vindicate her reputation”. In April 2007, Penelope Cruz told the Spanish edition of Marie Claire that she would like to adopt children. In 2007, She began dating Spanish actor Javier Bardem, who was her co-star in her first breakthrough role as Silvia in Jamon, Jamon as well as starring alongside her in Vicky Cristina Barcelona. They married in early July 2010 in a private ceremony at a friend’s home in the Bahamas. They have a son, Leonardo and a daughter, Luna. Penelope Cruz has become a public advocate of breastfeeding since the birth of her children. Dear visitor so stay with us for getting more celebrity latest photos and all update celebrity news/ celebrity information.