Penelope Cruz is a Spanish Actress and model. She was born April 28th, 1974 in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain.. She is known for her roles in such films as Vanilla Sky, Captain Corelli's Mandolin and Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
Penelope was born as the eldest of three. She studied classical ballet for nine years at Spain's National Conservatory. Penelope Cruz made her film debut in 1992. Cruz played Luz in The Age of Beauty (1992). The film won an Oscar (best foreign language film)
At the age of 25, She moved to Hollywood and in July, 2010 Penelope married Spanish Actor Javier Bardem. They have two children, one girl and one boy.