Hollywood Walk of Fame

Oscar-winning actress Penelope Cruz (for Vicky Cristina Barcelona) is the first Spanish actress to earn a coveted star on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame. The other Spaniards to have achieved this are Antonio Banderas, Julio Iglesias and Plácido Domingo.

BAFTA for Penelope

It’s the awards season, all building up to the most prestigious of them all, the Oscars, and Penelope Cruz has managed to get her hands on a BAFTA for her interpretation of the unstable María Elena in ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’. The film, directed by Woody Allen, was filmed principally in Spain. The big winner at the BAFTA’s, and one of …