Penelope Cruz Essay

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Katarina Jernberg 11/9/11 8C -101 J.M.J Penelope Cruz Sanchez Essay Penelope Cruz Sanchez was born April 28, 1974 to mother Encarna Sanchez, a hairdresser and personal manager, and father Eduardo Cruz, a retailer and auto mechanic. She was born and raised in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. Penelope was the oldest of three siblings; Eduardo, a singer, and Monica, an actress. Penelope owns a clothing store in Madrid and designed jewelry and handbags with her sister for a company in Japan. Cruz started an actress career when she was 15 years old. Her agent was Katrina Bayonas. Cruz spent a lot of her time and money for charity. She volunteered in Uganda and India for one week working for Mother Teresa. Penelope Cruz has starred in 49 movies, including Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. She was nominated for Best Fantasy Actress by Teen Choice Awards and Scream Awards. Penelope was also nominated for Favorite Movie Actress- Drama/ Adventure by the ALMA Awards. Cruz won the first Oscar for a Spanish actress in April 3, 2011. Penelope Cruz is married to Javier Bardem in early July of 2010 in private ceremony at a friend’s home in the Bahamas. The next year on January 22, 2011 Penelope gave birth to her first child, a son named Leo. I agree that Penelope Cruz is a very talented actress. The first time I saw her in a movie was Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. That is all I have to say about Penelope Cruz

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