Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses on the red carpet at the premiere of the movie "Nine" in Rome, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010. Cruz is nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her work in the film.
Actress Penelope Cruz kisses the Oscar she just won in the press room after the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Feb.22, 2008. Awarded for her supporting role in Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," it was her first Oscar but her second nomination. She also was nominated in 2007 for her supporting role in "Volver."
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses for the media at the world premiere of her movie "Elegy" in Madrid, Wednesday, April 16, 2008. Cruz was born in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain, the daughter of Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser and personal manager, and Eduardo Cruz, a retailer and auto mechanic. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement.
Actress Penelope Cruz arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar party with her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, in West Hollywood, Calif. Cruz won the Oscar for her performance in "Vicky Cristina Barcelona."
Oscar nominee Penelope Cruz poses with her award after winning best supporting actress for her role in Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" at the British Academy Film Awards 2009 at The Royal Opera House in London, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. Initially, Cruz focused on dance. After studying classical ballet for nine years at Spain's National Conservatory, she continued her training under a series of prominent dancers.
Actress Penelope Cruz poses with the Goya statue after winning in the best actress in a supporting role category during the XXIII edition of the annual Goya film awards in Madrid, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009. At 15, however, she followed another calling after beating more than 300 other girls at a talent agency audition.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses for photographers at a photo call to promote the film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" at a hotel in central London, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009.
Actress Penelope Cruz eats dinner at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009, in Los Angeles.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses for photographers at the London Film Festival screening of her latest film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" in London, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008.
Actress Penelope Cruz attends a Cinema Society screening of "Elegy" at the Tribeca Grand Hotel on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 in New York.
Spanish actress Penelope Cruz poses for photographers Sept. 24, 2002 in Paris as she arrives at the premiere of Steven Spielberg's "Minority Report" in which her then-companion, Tom Cruise, starred.
Penelope Cruz, Tom Cruise, Kate Capshaw (wife of Steven Spielberg), and Spielberg himself pose for photographers atthe Paris premiere of "Minority Report" Sept. 24, 2002.
Penelope Cruz and French actor Vincent Perez pose during a press conference for their film, "Fanfan La Tulipe," which was out of competition but the opening film at the 56th Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 14, 2003.
Penelope Cruz arrives for the screening of her film, "Fanfan La Tulipe," at the Cannes Film Festival May 14, 2003.
Tom Cruise, star of the film "The Last Samurai," arrives with his then-girlfriend, actress Penelope Cruz, at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles Dec. 1, 2003.
Penelope Cruz arrives at the British premiere of "The Last Samurai," in London Jan. 6, 2004.
Penelope Cruz, right, smiles while listening to co-star Stuart Townsend, left, answer a question during a news conference for their film, "Head in the Clouds," at the Toronto International Film Festival Sept. 12, 2004.
Penelope Cruz, left, and Salma Hayek joke with photographers during a press conference to promote the movie "Bandidas" in Mexico City Dec. 18, 2004.
Penelope Cruz arrives for the 77th Academy Awards Feb. 27, 2005, in Los Angeles.
Penelope Cruz during a screening and reception for "Don't Move," directed by Sergio Castellitto, held at Tribeca Cinemas March 6, 2005 in New York.
Penelope Cruz arrives at a London cinema for a screening of her film, "Don't Move," March 17, 2005.