Penélope Cruz Overview

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Born: April 28, 1974

Its success gave Cruz a dose of international recognition, and, after starring in a number of Spanish films, she enhanced this recognition in 1997 with the Sundance entry Abre los Ojos. That same year, she had a brief but memorable role in Pedro Almodvar's Carne TrTmula. In 1998, Cruz had her first starring role in an English language film playing Billy Crudup's Mexican-American love interest in Stephen Frears' The Hi-Lo Country. She had another go at English later that year in the... See All

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