Paz Vega

Penelope Cruz
Keira Knightley
Paz Vega
Shania Twain
Denise Richards
Bridget Moynahan
Katherine Heigl
Jennifer Connelly
Holly Valance
Jaime Pressly
Alyssa Milano
Rachel Weisz
Rachel Bilson
Samaire Armstrong
Eva Longoria
Christina Milian
Lindsay Lohan
Nicky Hilton
Paris Hilton
Michelle Pfeiffer
Scarlett Johansson
Tori Spelling
Zhang Ziyi
Rachel McAdams
Sienna Miller
Tara Reid
Ashlee Simpson
Nicole Richie
Neve Campbell
Jessica Simpson
Anna Faris
Reese Witherspoon
Anna Kournikova
Gabrielle Union
Heather Graham
Kate Bosworth


Full Name: Paz Campos Trigo


Eye Colour: Brown


Height: 5’8” (1.73m)


Date of Birth: January 2nd, 1976


Current Age: 30


Star Sign: Capricorn


Place of Birth: Seville, Andalucia, Spain


Education: Centro Andaluz de Teatro acting school


Celebrity Relationships: Orson Salazar (Former model & Businessman)


Occupation: Actress



Angel en la oscuridad, Un (2006) playing Adriana

Memoirs of Hadrian (2006) playing Sabina

Teresa, muerte y vida (2006) playing Santa Teresa de Jesus

Fade to Black (2006) playing Lea Padovani

10 Items or Less (2006) playing Scarlet

Borgia, Los (2006) playing Caterina Sforza

Spanglish (2004) playing Flor Moreno

Di que Si (2004) playing Estrella Cuevas

Carmen (2003) playing Carmen

Novo (2002) playing Isabelle

The Wrong Side of the Bed (2002) playing Sonia

Talk to Her (2002) playing Amparo

Mine Alone (2001) playing Angela

Sex and Lucia (2001) playing Lucia

Wrinkle Movie (2000)

Nobody Knows Anybody (1999) playing Ariadna

I Will Survive (1999) playing Azafata

Zapping (1999) playing Elvira

Perdon, Perdon (1998) playing Maria


Interesting Facts about Paz:


*      Paz married Venezuelan Orson Salazar in 2002. They met while vacationing on a Spanish island. Orson is a former model and also owns a hotel and a nightclub

*      Paz took her stage name “Vega” from her grandmother. “Paz Vega” translates to “peace meadow” in English

*      She majored in journalism but dropped out after 2 years to pursue her acting career

*      Paz spent 2 years at acting school before moving to Madrid where she worked in bars while auditioning for every gig she heard about

*      She was a TV Star before making it in movies

*      She shares her birthday with Kate Bosworth, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tia Carrere, Saint Teresa of Lisieux and writer Isaac Asimov

*      When Paz was younger she wanted to be a sportswoman and some time later she wanted to study Political Sciences. It was when Paz was 15 and saw a stage performance of ‘La Casa de Bernarda Alba’ that she decided she wanted to be an actress

*      ‘Sex and Lucia’ which Paz starred in won awards at the Seattle film festival but Seattle’s 2 major newspapers refused to print ads for it, saying the Spanish language used in the film was far too sexy

*      She won a Goya Award for “Best New Actress” in ‘Sex and Lucia’


Paz’s Personal Quotes:


"I don't want to play only Latin women. I want to have roles in English."

"I am only an actress when they say, 'action' and I stop being an actress when they say, 'cut'. I am a normal person outside of acting."

"I'm not the new Penelope Cruz. I'm Paz Vega. There's only one Penelope and she's marvelous."