April 28, 2009

Born on this Day: Penelope Cruz

Filed under: Entertainment — hypeplug @ 3:31 pm


April 28

Penelope Cruz
Actress. Born Penélope Cruz in San Sebastain de los Reyes, Madrid, Spain to Eduardo, a car mechanic and Encarna, a hairdresser. Cruz was the eldest of three: her brother Eduardo, is a singer, and her sister Mónica is both an actress and a flamenco dancer. A natural performer, Penélope amused her family as a child by…

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What’s it like to shoot a love scene with Tom Cruise? Penelope Cruz shares her experience. Watch it now.

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Jessica Alba
Born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, California, film actress Jessica Alba comes from a diverse background. Her father is Mexican-American and her mother has Danish and French roots. As the daughter of a member of the U.S. Air Force, she moved around a lot while growing up, living in California, Mississippi, and Texas…

Actress, singer, dancer. Born Ann-Margret Olsson, on April 28, 1941, in Valsjobyn, Sweden. Ann-Margret was born into a tightly knit family in a small fishing village near the Arctic Circle. Her parents, Gustav and Anna, migrated to America after World War II, and settled in the Chicago suburb of Fox Lake. The…

Carolyn Jones
Actress. Born Carolyn Baker on April 28, 1929 , in Amarillo , Texas . Best known for her portrayal of the gothic matriarch Morticia on The Addams Family , she started out in the theater. At the age of fifteen, she signed up for acting classes at the Pasadena Community Playhouse. It was at a playhouse production she…

Harper Lee
Writer. Born Nelle Harper Lee on April 28, 1926, in Monroeville, Alabama. Lee Harper is best known for writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)—her one and only novel. The youngest of four children, she grew up as a tomboy in a small town. Her father was a lawyer, a member of the…

Jay Leno
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