Presentation on theme: "By: Sarah Angeloff Period 5. Penélope Cruz was born in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. Her birthday is April 28, 1974. She is currently 38 years old."— Presentation transcript:
By: Sarah Angeloff Period 5
Penélope Cruz was born in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. Her birthday is April 28, 1974. She is currently 38 years old. Her father, Ecuardo, was a car mechanic. Her mother, Encarna, was a hairdresser. When she was younger she studied classical ballet for nine years at Spain’s National Conservatory. Ella tiene una hermana menor de nombre Mónica. Penélope es un buen bailarín.
When she was 15 years old she beat out 300 girls in a talent agency competition. She moved to Hollywood at age 26.She started acting in 1992. Ella estaba tan emocionada de ir a Hollywood. Penélope married Javier Bardem, a Spanish actor in July 2010. Ella y su marido se conocieron en la película Jamón Jamón. Cruz had a baby boy named Leo Encinas Bradem in January 2011.
In 2006 she was in Volver which was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award. She won European Film Awards as well as Spanish Goya Awards. Vicky Cristina Barcelona in 2008 was a popular movie. She won Best supporting Actress. Her first English film was “Hi-Lo Country”. Penélope es muy experimentado. Ella ha ganado muchos premios.
Penélope has several charties that she spends time at. Artists for Peace and Justice in Haiti. She had the honor to meet Mother Teresa. She helped with Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity. Cruz volunteered in a leprosy, which is a skin sore disease, clinic in India. She spent time working with the Dalai Lama for the House of Tibet in Spain. Penélope es muy trabajadora. Ella es una persona que da.
On April 1 st, 2011 she was the 2,436 th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to receive a star. Penélope is the first Spanish actress to receive a star. She is the first actress in history to receive an Academy Award. She’s the sixth Spanish Actor overall. Ella ha estado en un montón de películas. Penélope es inteligente.
Penélope and her sister Mónica. She received multiple Academy Awards. She played the role of Angelica in the fourth movie.