Paz Vega Biography

BornJanuary 2, 1976
Age48 years
Paz Vega, a charismatic and skilled Spanish actress, was born upon January 2, 1976, in Seville, Spain. Born María Paz Campos Trigo, she adopted her grandmother's name, "Vega", as her name to recognize her family. Paz grew up in a tight-knit, working-class family members headed by her dad, Manuel Campos, a retired bullfighter, and her mom, Paz Trigo, a homeowner. She has a more youthful sister called Sara, with whom she shares an unbreakable bond.

From a very early age, Paz showed a passion for the doing arts. At the age of 16, she enlisted in Seville's Centro Andaluz de Teatro (Andalusian Center of Theater) to research acting. After 2 years, she moved to Madrid to boost her abilities at the prominent acting institution, Escuela de Arte Dramático (Institution of Remarkable Arts). During her time in Madrid, Paz sustained herself by working different chores, including waiting tables and also modeling.

Her big break was available in 1997 when she was cast as Laura Arteagabeitia in the prominent Spanish TV collection, "Más que amigos". Following her effective tv debut, Paz landed a number of functions in other TV programs, such as "Compañeros" as well as "7 vidas". Her captivating efficiencies in these programs made her a widely known face on Spanish tv and also opened doors for her on the planet of cinema.

In 2001, with six years in the sector, she made her movie launching with a role in "Zapping". Nevertheless, it was her performance in the critically well-known film, "Sex and Lucía", that catapulted her to international popularity. Paz's portrayal of the sensuous Lucían amassed attention from both Spanish and also global audiences, earning her a distinguished Goya honor election for Ideal New Actress.

Complying with the success of "Sex and Lucía", Paz ventured to Hollywood to enhance her occupation. In 2004, she starred contrary Adam Sandler in "Spanglish", her initial American movie. Her exceptional efficiency as a Mexican caretaker won her critical acclaim as well as target market love. Adhering to "Spanglish", Paz continued to work in both Spanish and English films, including "10 Things or Less", "The Human Agreement", and also "The Spirit".

Regardless of her requiring job, Paz values her individual life as well as keeps a caring partnership with her hubby, Orson Salazar, whom she wed in 2002. The pair has 3 beautiful children: Orson (birthed in 2007), Ava (birthed in 2009), as well as Lenon (birthed in 2010). Their family stays in between Los Angeles, Madrid, and also Seville.

Throughout her job, Paz has actually been acknowledged for her luminescent presence and remarkable acting capabilities. She has actually shared display space with numerous renowned stars, consisting of Scarlett Johansson, Penélope Cruz, and Colin Farrell. With an excellent body of work and an exciting on-screen visibility, Paz Vega remains among the most recognized as well as admired starlets in the film sector.

Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by Paz.

Related authors: Scarlett Johansson (Actress), Colin Farrell (Actor), Adam Sandler (Actor), Lawrence Taylor (Athlete)


3 Famous quotes by Paz Vega

Small: I am only an actress when they say, action and I stop being an actress when they say, cut. I am a norma
"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"
Small: I dont want to play only Latin women. I want to have roles in English
"I don't want to play only Latin women. I want to have roles in English"
Small: Im not the new Penelope Cruz. Im Paz Vega. Theres only one Penelope and shes marvellous
"I'm not the new Penelope Cruz. I'm Paz Vega. There's only one Penelope and she's marvellous"