Paz Vega

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Biography

  • Birth Name: María Paz Campos Trigo
  • Birth Place: Sevilla, Spain
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/02/1976, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Paz Vega Fast Facts:
  • Father was a bullfighter in Spain.
  • Took her stage name, Vega, from her grandmother's last name.
  • Studied journalism before focusing on her acting career.
  • Made her TV debut on the Spanish series Menudo es mi padre.
  • Was the first actress to earn two Goya Award nominations for two different roles in two different categories in the same year: she was nominated for best leading actress for Sólo Mía and won best new actress for Lucía y el Sexo.
  • Made her English-language debut opposite Adam Sandler in 2004 drama Spanglish, despite not previously knowing any English.
  • Became the face for L'Oreal Spain in 2011.
  • Supports the non-profit organization Global Impact.
  • Paz Vega Relationships:
  • Orson Salazar - Husband
  • Orson Salazar - Son
  • Ava Salazar - Daughter
  • Lenon Salazar - Son
  • Paz Vega Awards:
  • 2002 Goya Awards: Best Leading Actress - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Centro Andaluz de Teatro, Sevilla, Spain

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