Penélope Cruz

1974 - Today

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Penélope Cruz Sánchez (; Spanish: [peˈnelope ˈkɾuθ ˈsantʃeθ]; born 28 April 1974) is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at the age of 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television, and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón Jamón (1992). Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Belle Époque (1992), Open Your Eyes (1997), The Hi-Lo Country (1999), The Girl of Your Dreams (2000), and Woman on Top (2000). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Penélope Cruz has received more than 12,211,852 page views. Her biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Penélope Cruz is the 415th most popular actor (down from 324th in 2019), the 210th most popular biography from Spain (down from 190th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Spanish Actor.

Penélope Cruz is most famous for her roles in films such as Vanilla Sky, Blow, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

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  • 12M

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  • 71.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 93

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Penélope Cruz ranks 415 out of 10,030Before her are Matthew McConaughey, Raquel Welch, Curd Jürgens, Tobin Bell, Armin Mueller-Stahl, and Marina Vlady. After her are Robert Wagner, Gena Rowlands, James Earl Jones, Lee Marvin, Zsa Zsa Gabor, and Jack Palance.

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Among people born in 1974, Penélope Cruz ranks 4Before her are Leonardo DiCaprio, Joaquin Phoenix, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. After her are Christian Bale, Alessandro Del Piero, Alyson Hannigan, Amy Adams, Robbie Williams, Chris Kyle, Jenna Jameson, and Alexis Tsipras.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Penélope Cruz ranks 210 out of 2,595Before her are Francisco de Quevedo (1584), Catherine of Navarre (1470), Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain (1567), María Isabella of Spain (1789), Quique Setién (1958), and Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar (1465). After her are Alonso de Ojeda (1466), Javier Bardem (1969), Ibn al-Baitar (1197), Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain (1729), Eulalia of Mérida (290), and Francisco Suárez (1548).

Among ACTORS In Spain

Among actors born in Spain, Penélope Cruz ranks 4Before her are Antonio Banderas (1960), Carmen Amaya (1913), and Fernando Rey (1917). After her are Javier Bardem (1969), La Belle Otero (1868), Carmen Maura (1945), Sara Montiel (1928), Francisco Rabal (1926), Marisa Paredes (1946), Najwa Nimri (1972), and Concha Velasco (1939).

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