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28/04/1974 Actress Penélope Cruz is born


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Cruz was born in the town of Alcobendas, in the Community of Madrid, Spain. She studied at Spain's National Conservatory for 9 years and also attended casting calls for acting. Her debut came in the music video for the song „La Fuerza del Destino“. A couple of years later, she started successfully appearing in movies.
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    • 1989-1997: Early work 

    • 1998-2000: Early American film roles 

    • 2001-2005: Breakthrough 

    • 2006-2009: Worldwide recognition 

    • 2010–2015: Established actress 

    • 2016–present: Continued success 

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