Penélope Cruz Sánchez (born April 28, 1974) is a Spanish actress, best known for such movies as Blow, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Bandidas, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, and every film Pedro Almodóvar has made in the past decade.Married to A-list actor Javier Bardem since 2010, with whom she has a son and a daughter.She was nominated to an Academy Award for Volver and 9, won for Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
This actress' works provides examples of:
- Hide Your Pregnancy: During the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
- I Am Not Pretty: Provides the page image. Which just proves how much she knows.
- Making Use of the Twin: Her nearly identical sister Mónica acted as a double of her in some scenes of On Stranger Tides in order to hide her pregnancy. She has also been a punctual Poor Man's Substitute.
- Ms. Fanservice
- Romance on the Set: With Tom Cruise on Vanilla Sky, Matthew McConaughey on Sahara (2005), and Javier Bardem in Vicky Cristina Barcelona, although with Bardem they have acted together in films several times prior.
- Spicy Latina: Has played a few in her career.
- Unkempt Beauty: She provides the page image, proving beyond doubt that she can fit the trope.