Penelope cruz and javier bardem still dating
The lovebirds were pictured laughing and smiling together at the ceremony – the first time they've been out together at a major event on home turf at the Cannes Film Festival that same year.
Mindful of not stealing the limelight from her love, Penelope let him walk the red carpet alone, though she was later pictured leaving the screening by his side.
His mother, Pilar Bardem (born María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz), is an actress, and his father, José Carlos Encinas Doussinague (1931–1995), was a businessman involved in environmental work. Bardem comes from a long line of filmmakers and actors dating back to the earliest days of Spanish cinema; he is a grandson of actors Rafael Bardem and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro, and a nephew of screenwriter and director Juan Antonio Bardem.
Bardem came to notice in a small role in his first major motion picture, The Ages of Lulu, when he was 20, in which he appeared along with his mother, Pilar Bardem.
Immediately after, he turned down the role of Danny Witwer in Minority Report which eventually went to Colin Farrell.
Instead, in 2002, Bardem starred in Malkovich's directorial debut, The Dancer Upstairs.
They are the Brad and Angelina of Spain – the country's most heavyweight acting couple.
in October later that year By the time they were promoting the movie with Woody Allen the news of their pairing was out.Bardem has also won a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA, five Goya Awards, two European Film Awards, a Prize for Best Actor at Cannes (ex-aequo with Elio Germano) and two Volpi Cups at Venice for his work.He is the first Spanish actor to be nominated for an Oscar (Best Actor, 2000, for Before Night Falls), as well as the first Spaniard to win one.The brunette beauty looked as surprised as the rest of the audience – giving her boyfriend a tender smile while her eyes filled up with tears.It was a surprising gesture for the actor, who like Penelope – has never spoken about their romance Then came their Hollywood debut as a couple, at the 2010 Oscars.