Paz Campos Trigo (born January 2, 1976), better known as Paz Vega, is a Spanish actress.
Vega was born in Seville, Andalucía and takes her stage name from her grandmother. After attending a performance of Federico García Lorca's La casa de Bernarda Alba at the age of 15 she was convinced that she wanted to become an actress. After completing compulsory education at 16, she was accepted at the prestigious Centro Andaluz de Teatro stage school. After two years at the stage school and two more years studying journalism, Vega moved to Madrid.
Vega made her television debut in the Spanish TV series Menudo es mi padre, which starred pint-sized rumba singer El Fary. After appearing in two other series in 1997 - Mas que amigos and teen drama Compañeros - she went on to grace the silver screen in 1999 in Zapping. The same year she also had a minor role in the David Menkes movie I Will Survive (Sobreviviré) alongside Emma Suarez, Juan Diego Botto and a cameo from Boy George.
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Spanglish is a 2004 American film written and directed by James L. Brooks, and starring Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, and Cloris Leachman. Hans Zimmer was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score. It was released in other countries over the first several months of 2005.Taglines:The movie opens showing a Princeton University admissions board reviewing freshman applications and reading the essays that accompany them. The question for the essay is, "Who has been the most influential person in your life?" The reviewers are met with unremarkable answers and uninteresting explanations, but one essay stands out: that of Cristina Moreno (Shelbie Bruce), who cites her mother Flor (Paz Vega) as the most influential person in her life. Cristina proceeds to explain, and the movie begins to unfold.Flor Moreno, a divorced mother from Mexico who has crossed the border into the United States with her young daughter Cristina, in search of a better life. Flor's cousin, already in...,
The Other Side of the Bed a.k.a. The Wrong Side of the Bed (Spanish title: El otro lado de la cama) is a 2002 film directed by Emilio Martínez Lázaro.
Sex, love, lies, bed-hopping and mistaken identities abound in this pop musical-comedy set in Madrid. The gorgeous Paula breaks up with her boyfriend Pedro in order to continue her affair with Javier. The immature Javier however, is unwilling to break up with his current girlfriend Sonia, or confess to their affair to Pedro, who happens to be his best friend.
Lucía y el sexo (Sex and Lucía) is a 2001 Spanish drama film, written and directed by Julio Medem and starring Paz Vega and Tristán Ulloa.
The film revolves around a waitress named Lucía (Vega) and her relationship with an author, Lorenzo Álvarez (Ulloa), as well as a host of other characters whose lives converge on a mysterious island. The main focus of the story is on the different aspects of sex.
The film soon became an international success, winning Vega a Goya (Spain's answer to an Oscar) for Best Female Newcomer.
Paz Vega was born in Seville, Spain