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Penelope Cruz's letter on Israel is 'poison,' says Jon Voight

Penelope Cruz's letter on Israel is 'poison,' says Jon Voight

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) --Jon Voight thinks Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem should "hang [their] heads in shame" and apologize for writing an "ignorant" letter that "defamed" Israel.
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Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem condemn Israeli attacks in open letter

Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem condemn Israeli attacks in open letter

MADRID, July 29 (UPI) --Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, director Pedro Almodovar and other Spanish stars penned an open letter to denounce Israel's attacks on Gaza as "genocide."
Annie Martin
L'Wren Scott found hanged in her apartment

L'Wren Scott found hanged in her apartment

March 17 (UPI) -- Fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found dead in her apartment Monday.
Veronica Linares
'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

'Gravity,' 'Hustle,' 'Slave' lead a competitive Oscar field

"Gravity" and "American Hustle" go into Sunday's Oscar race in Los Angeles with 10 nods apiece, while "12 Years a Slave" is close behind with nine nominations.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey and Glenn Close are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.
Penelope Cruz named 2013's 'Best Body' by Fitness magazine

Penelope Cruz named 2013's 'Best Body' by Fitness magazine

Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Two-time mom Penelope Cruz beat out Sandra Bullock and Jennifer Lawrence for this year's top spot in Fitness Magazine's "Best Bodies" list.
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Penelope Cruz gives birth to a daughter

Penelope Cruz gives birth to a daughter

MADRID, July 23 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has given birth to her second child, a daughter, in Madrid, Hola reported.

Michelle Obama, daughters lunch with Bono at Irish pub

DUBLIN, Ireland, June 18 (UPI) -- U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and her daughters enjoyed lunch at a Dublin-area pub Tuesday with Bono during a whirlwind visit to Ireland.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 28, 2013.
By United Press International

'Jamon, Jamon' director Luna dies at 67

TARRAGONA, Spain, April 7 (UPI) -- "Jamon, Jamon" director Juan Jose Bigas Luna, known for featuring sexual excess in his films, died near Tarragona, Spain, Variety reported. He was 67.
Report: Actress Penelope Cruz pregnant with second child

Report: Actress Penelope Cruz pregnant with second child

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is pregnant with her second child, the New York Post reported Friday.

Eva Longoria, Jets' Mark Sanchez dating

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Actress Eva Longoria has confirmed she's dating New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 28, 2012.
By United Press International
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People in the news

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Woody Allen film to open LA fest

Woody Allen film to open LA fest

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love" is to have its North American premiere as the opening night selection for the Los Angeles Film Festival, organizers said.
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Penelope Cruz arrives on the red carpet at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Penélope Cruz Sánchez (born April 28, 1974) is a Spanish actress. Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón, jamón (1992), to critical acclaim. Her subsequent roles in the 1990s and 2000s included Open Your Eyes (1997), The Hi-Lo Country (1999), The Girl of Your Dreams (2000) and Woman on Top (2000). Cruz achieved recognition for her lead roles in Vanilla Sky and Blow. Both films were released in 2001 and were commercially successful worldwide.

In the 2000s she has appeared in films from a wide range of genres, including the comedy Waking Up in Reno (2002), the thriller Gothika (2003), the Christmas movie Noel (2004), the action adventure Sahara (2005), the animated G-Force and the musical drama Nine. Her most notable films to date are Volver (2006), for which she earned Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations, and Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), for which she received an Academy Award. She was the first Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award and the first Spanish actress to receive a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Cruz has modeled for companies such as Mango, Ralph Lauren and L'Oréal. Cruz and her younger sister Mónica Cruz have designed items for Mango. She has donated both her time and money to charities. Cruz has volunteered in Uganda and India, where she spent one week working for Mother Teresa; she donated her salary from The Hi-Lo Country to help fund the late nun's mission.

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