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13 Oct, 2014

Esquire cover


a1Cruz is featured on the cover of Esquire magazine and is named The Sexiest Woman Alive in this years issue. When asked in an interview inside the issue about her trouble youth Cruz replies.

I’ve played a lot of tricks on myself. I’ve made it hard for me sometimes, especially in my teens and twenties. I had an attraction to drama. Most of us have that, especially if you are an artist you feel like you are tempted to explore the darkness. I could not be less interested now. For me, the most attractive, charming, cool, fun, interesting thing how could I call it? A plan.


Esquire’s sexiest woman alive


Esquire Cruz CoverEsquire names Cruz “The Sexiest Woman Alive”. Cruz is the eleventh woman to receive the title. Cruz speaks about acting in her interview, but does not comment on her personal life with husband Javier Bardem and their two children.

That is for us.

1 Jan, 2014

Allure cover

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awl6hydrjaz4dyjlCruz appears on the cover of the January 2014 issue of Allure magazine. She talks about how she can’t go on a diet and about her family.

I’m supposed to get extra calories because breast-feeding you burn, like, an extra 500 a day. I was breast-feeding my son 13 months, and I plan to do the same with my daughter. [Nursing] is addictive. It’s hard when the day comes when you have to stop.

22 Jul, 2013

Luna Encinas Cruz born

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cruz3Cruz and Bardem welcome their daughter Luna Cruz into the world. She gives birth in Madrid and had her baby on the same day as Kate Middleton. Rep:

Penelope is tremendously happy and very excited.

1 Feb, 2013

Expecting second child


cruz2Cruz and he husband Bardem are expecting their second child together.

On motherhood:

Nature is very wise and gives you nine months to prepare, but in that moment – when you see that face, you are transformed forever.

1 Apr, 2011

Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Cruz is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Motion Pictures. Former co-star Johnny Depp serves as guest speaker at the ceremony.

Every time I look at that star, I will see the names of all the people that have helped me make many of my dreams a reality.

Hollywood Chamber welcomes Penelope Cruz to the Walk of Fame

26 Jan, 2011

Leo Encinas Cruz born

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cruzCruz and Bardem welcome a baby boy into the world at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

I am very happy.

14 Sep, 2010

Expecting first child


cruz1Cruz and Bardem are expecting their first child together. Cuz is spotted on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean with what appeared to be a baby bump. Rep:

Penelope is 4½-months pregnant.

Jul 2010

Cruz, Bardem marry

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penelopeandjavierCruz and Bardem get get married in an intimate ceremony at their friends house in the Bahamas. Cruz wears a gown designed by designer John Galliano. 

2 Feb, 2010

Oscar nomination


Cruz is nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the 82nd Academy Awards for portraying Carla Albanese in Nine.

I am completely surprised and elated. Rob Marshall is not only a genius but an absolute joy to work with. I woke up every morning excited to collaborate with this amazingly talented group of actors. Filming this movie was such a special experience and to be nominated for this role makes me so happy.

2010 Oscar Nominees Are...

22 Feb, 2009

Wins Oscar

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Cruz wins Best Supporting Actress at the 81st Academy Awards for portraying Maria Elena in Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

We are all mixed together and that has to be reflected in cinema. I’m happy that finally that door seems to be more open and not just to me and three other people, but to a much bigger group.

Penelope Cruz winning Best Supporting Actress for "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"