Paz vega.

Paz vega.

Paz vega

Since "Spanglish," Paz Vega has been directed by acclaimed filmmakers such as Frank Miller, Danis Tanovic, Oliver Parker, Michelle Placido and the Taviani brothers and shared billboard with fellow actors such as, Scarlett Johansson, Andie McDowell, Eva Mendes, Colin Farrell, not to mention the legendary Christopher Lee and Morgan Freeman, among others. Paz also starred in the first film directed by Jada Pinkett Smith, produced by Will Smith: "The Human Contract."

Perhaps best known to American audiences for her title role in the internationally acclaimed independent film "Sex and Lucia" (2001), Paz Vega was born María Paz Campos Trigo in Seville, Spain in 1976. Taking the surname that would serve as her stage name from her grandmother, Vega studied acting at Centro Andaluz de Teatro before landing her first role on the Spanish series "Menudo es mi padre" (Antena 3, 1996-98) in 1997. Vega would next appear on the Spanish series "Más que amigos" (1997-98), before joining the cast of what would become the most popular sitcom in Spain, "7 Vidas" (Telecino, 1999-2006), in 1999. The show took Vega's fame to the next level, and it was no surprise when she made such waves in "Sex and Lucia" just a few years later. She would go on to work with the legendary Pedro Almodovar in "Talk to Her" (2002) the following year, before making her English language debut in the James L. Brooks film "Spanglish" (2004), for which the actor would learn all of her lines phonetically. After appearing alongside Samuel L. Jackson in "The Spirit" (2011) and Nicole Kidman in "Grace of Monaco" (2014), Vega returned to television, starring in the acclaimed Spanish drama "Fugitiva" (RTVE, 2018-) in 2018. (Source: www.rottentomatoes.com)


Also in 2001, Paz starred in "Solo Mia/ Only Mine" by Javier Balaguer, opposite Sergi López and was nominated for yet another Goya Award, this time for Best Actress, marking a milestone in the history of the prestigious awards. For the first time, an actress was nominated twice for two different roles in one edition. (Source: www.amazon.com)

In 2002, Paz appears in "Talk to Her" by Pedro Almodóvar. The film received over thirty international awards, including the Academy Award for the Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe for best foreign language film, along with seven Goya Awards nominations. The same year, the actress starred in "El Otro Lado de la Cama" by Emilio Martínez Lázaro, one of the highest grossing Spanish comedies of all time. (Source: www.amazon.com)

Paz Vega, born as María Paz Campos Trigo, is a Spanish actress and model. She is known for appearing as Laura in the TV series ‘7 Vidas’ as well as for playing the role of Lucia in the flick ‘Lucía y el sexo’. In addition, she has also acted in a number of other TV and silver screen projects including ‘Menudo es mi padre’, ‘Más que amigos’ and ‘Compañeros’. Her notable big screen works include movies, such as ‘Zapping’, ‘I Will Survive’, ‘Spanglish’, ‘The Spirit’ and ‘Vallanzasca –The Angels of Evil’. Vega who also works as a model is signed to New York City’s 1/One Management. Talking about the Spanish actress’ awards and honours, she got many awards for her work in ‘Lucía y el sexo.’ The film fetched her the ‘Goya Award’ for Best breakthrough actress performance, Trofeo Chopard best breakthrough performance at Cannes Festival, the ‘Ondas Award’ for Best Actress as well as a ‘Sant Jordi Award’. Vega also received a special honour from Phoenix Film Critics Society for her contribution to the flick ‘Spanglish.’ (Source: www.thefamouspeople.com)



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