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Sanchez, Penelope Cruz (Cruz, Penelope)

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Born: 1974 AD
Currently alive, at 39 years of age.

Nationality: Spanish
Categories: Actresses

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1974 – Born on the 28th of April 1974 in Madrid, Spain. Spanish actress.

1980 - Studied classical ballet for nine years at Spain's National Conservatory, she continued her training under a series of prominent dancers.

1992 – She started her acting career.

         - She starred in "Jamón Jamón and Belle Epoque" and won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

1997 - Volunteered in Uganda for 2 months with then boyfriend Faiz Ahmad.

1998 - She played the Mexican-American love interest in Stephen Frears' "The Hi-Lo Country".

         - Had another English film in the romantic comedy "Twice Upon a Yesterday".

1999 – She returned to Spain and work once more with Almodovar on Todo Sobre Mi Madre (All About My Mother).

2000 – Co-starred with Matt Damon, her movie "All the Pretty Horses" is one of her biggest projects.

         - Starred in the movie, "Woman on Top".

2001 - Dated actor Tom Cruise for four years.

2004 - Dated Matthew McConaughney.

2007 - On the 25th of February, she received an Oscar's Best Actress nomination in the movie Volver directed by Pedro Almodóvar.

         - Dated Josh Hartnett and Javier Bardem.

         - Launched the new clothing line which she created with her younger sister, Monica Cruz, in Spain.

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