Sanchez, Penelope Cruz
Born: Apr 28, 1974 AD
Currently alive, at 40 years of age.
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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