Paz Vega
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1976, Sevilla, España

After playing Laura for 6 seasons in Siete Vidas, one of the longest comedy series on Spanish Television, in 2001 Paz makes a move to the big screen. She immediately catches the attention of European viewers and wins the Goya award for Best Female Newcomer in 2001. She also won the prestigious Chopard award for Best Actress at the Cannes International Film FEstival for her role as Lucia in Sex and Lucía by Julio Medem. Also in 2001, Paz starred in Solo mía by Javier Balaguer and was nominated for another Goya, this time for Best Actress, reaching a milestone in these well respected Spanish prizes by being the first actress to be nominated twice in the same edition for two different awards.

In 2002, Paz participates in the Pedro Almodovar film Tal to Her. The film gets the Oscar Award for Best Screenplay and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film, among other prestigious awards. in 2013, she works with Almodovar again in I´m so excited.

In 2003, she plays the role of Carmen, in the film of the same name, by Vicente Aranda based on the novel by Proper Mérimée. After Carmen, Paz plays emblematic historical European characters from Santa Teresa de Ávila in Theresa: The Body of Christ by Ray Loriga to María Callas in the piece by Olivier Dahan Grace of Monaco, which opened the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. She also played María de Hungaría in Emperador alongside Adrian Brody.

After starring in the Spanish romantic comedy by Columbia Pictures Dí que si, James L. Brooks set his sights on her and invited her to co-star in Spanglish alongside Alan Sandler which bagged her the Best Female Newcomer in the Phoenix critics society for her role as Flor. Paz Vega has worked under big directors such as Frank Miller, Danis Tanovic, Oliver Parker, Michelle Placido and the Taviani brothers. She was also the main character in Jade Pinkett Smith´s debut as a director, The Human Contract produced by Will Smith.

She has recently been in the romantic comedy Todos los caminos conducen a Roma alongside Sarah Jessica Parker and Claudia Cardinale. She starred alongside Cuba Golding Jr and Michael Masden in Big Time in Hollywood FL produced by Ben Affleck and alongside Candice Bergen and Rob Lowe in Beautiful and Twisted, both for American television. in 2016 she was the Spanish voice for the campaign for the Olimpics in Rio de Janeiro with Uma Thurman and Juliette Binoche who were the English and French voices of the same campaign.

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10 Items or Less, 2006. Directed by Brad Silberling
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Triage, 2009. Directed by Danis Tanovic

MOVIES
AMERICAN NIGHT · Dir. Alessio Jim Della Valle
RAMBO v: LAST BLOOD · Dir. Adrian Grunberg
ACTS OF VENGANCE · Dir. Isaac Florentine
TALES OF AN INMORAL COUPLE· Dir. Manolo Caro
ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME · Dir. Elle Lemhagen
BEAUTIFUL & TWISTED · Dir. Christopher Zalla
THE IGNORANCE OF BLOOD · Dir. Manuel Gómez Pereira
KILL THE MESSENGER · Dir. Michael Cuesta
PAULO COELHO´S BEST STORY · Dir. Daniel Augusto
GRACE DE MÓNACO · Dir. Olivier Dahan
ESPECTRO · Dir. Alfonso Pineda Ulloa
I´M SO EXCITED · Dir. Pedro Almdóvar
CAT RUN · Dir. John Stockwell
DON MENDO ROCK, ¿LA VENGANZA? · Dir. José Luis García Sánchez
VALLANZASCA – GLI ANGELI DEL MALE · Dir. Michelle Placido
BURNING PALMS · Dir. Christopher Landon
TRIAGE · Dir. Danis Tanovic
THE SIX WIVES OD HENRY LEFAY · Dir. Howard Goud
NOT FORGOTTEN · Dir. Dror Soref
THE SPIRIT · Dir. Frank Miller
THE HUMAN CONTRACT · Dir. Jada Pinkett Smith
THERESA: THE BODY OF CHRIST · Dir. Ray Loriga
THE LARK FARM · Dir. Paolo y Vittorio Taviani
FADE TO BLACK· Dir. Oliver Parker
LOS BORGIA · Dir. Antonio Hernández
10 ITEMS OR LESS · Dir. Brad Silberling
SPANGLISH · Dir. James L. Brooks
DI QUE SÍ · Dir. Juan Calvo
CARMEN · Dir. Vicente Aranda
NOVO · Dir. Jean-Pierre Limosin
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BED · Dir. Emilio Martínez- Lázaro
TALK TO HER · Dir. Pedro Almodóvar
SOLO MÍA · Dir. Javier Balaguer
SEX AND LUCÍA · Dir. Julio Medem
NOBODY KNOWS ANYBODY · Dir. Mateo Gil
I WILL SURVIVE · Dir. Alfonso Albacete
ZAPPING · Dir. Juan Manuel Chumilla

SHORT FILMS
EL CHICO DE LA PUERTA · Dir. Alberto Palma
PERDÓN, PERDÓN · Dir. Manuel Ríos San Martín

TELEVISION
EL CONTINENTAL· TVE
PAQUITA SALAS · Netflix
FUGITIVA · TVE
PERDÓNAME, SEÑOR · Telecinco
LA HERMANDAD · Claro Video
THE OA · Netflix
BIG TIME IN HOLYWOOD, FL · Comedy Central
LAS MIL Y UNA NOCHES · RAI
LEX · Antena 3
7 VIDAS · Telecinco
COMPAÑEROS · Antena 3
MÁS QUE AMIGOS · Telecincco
MENUDO ES MI PADRE · Antena 3

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Premio Málaga Sur: Extensive and successful profesional career
Premios ASECAN: Best Film Actress · DON MENDO ROCK, ¿LA VENGANZA?
Festival de cine de Roma: Best Actress, Nominated · TRIAGE
Phoenix Film Critics Society: Best Emerging Actress · SPANGLISH
Image Foundation: Best Actress, Nominated · SPANGLISH
Fotogramas de Plata: Best Film Actress, Nominated · CARMEN
Premios de Cine Europeo: Best Film Actress, Nominated · CARMEN
Fotogramas de Plata: Best Film Actress , Nominated · THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BED
Goya, Best Emerging Actress · SEX AND LUCÍA
Goya: Best Film Actress, Nominated · SOLO MÍA
Premio Sant Jordi: Best Spanish Actress · SEX AND LUCÍA
Festival Internacional de Cine de Cannes. Trofeo Chopard: Best Emerging Actress · SEX AND LUCÍA
Unión de Actores:  Best Emerging Actress, Nominated · SEX AND LUCÍA
Unión de Actores:  Best Film Actress, Nominated · SÓLO MÍA
Premios Ondas:  Best Film Actress · SEX AND LUCÍA
Medallas CEC:  Best Film Actress, Nominated · SEX AND LUCÍA
Fotogramas de Plata:  Best Film Actress, Nominated · SEX AND LUCÍA

LANGUAJES
Spanish, English, Italian