Javier is a skilled and talented actor born in Spain and has had his hands on multiple blockbusters and Oscar-worthy movies during his career. His first leading role was in ‘Jamón Jamón,’ where he would star alongside Penelope Cruz, his future wife.
For his role in ‘Before Night Falls’, he was the first Spanish actor to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He would later become the first Spanish actor to win the award after being cast in ‘No Country for Old Men’.
Ferrera was born to Honduran parents and made her first film debut in the 2002 comedy 'Real Women Have Curves'. Many of her early roles have been huge successes such as the titular Betty in Ugly Betty. This got her the Best Actress Award in 2007, including a Golden Globe and Emmy.
She provided the voice for Astrid in the DreamWorks animated trilogy, 'How to Train Your Dragon.' After a career in acting, she would make her directorial debut with 'I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter. '
Antonio is one of the most influential Latin celebrities, and many of his movies have become classics in pop culture. Known for the 1995 movie 'Desperado', he was also famous for his role in 'The Mask of Zorro.'
He was the voice of Puss N Boots in the 'Shrek' sequels and subsequent franchise. One of his other notable roles was in the 'Spy Kids' franchise, where he played the role of Carmen and Juni's Father.
Cruz made her acting debut at 16 in 'Jamón Jamón' and has had a remarkably successful run with movies across multiple genres, usually Spanish films. Some of her most critically acclimated roles were in 'Nine and Volver,' which got her a Golden Globe nomination.
She was the first Spanish actress who got her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the first to win an Academy Award. Cruz has also participated in philanthropy since the beginning of her career, volunteering in Nepal and donating her money from her first Hollywood film.
Renowned for her work in multiple entertainment areas, she is an actress, dancer, and singer with a career that started in 1943 and is not showing signs of stopping. She is one of the 24 people who have achieved a triple crown with an Academy, Emmy, and Tony awards.
Her skill and experience have made her known for being one of the last remaining actors from the golden age of Hollywood. She would go on to achieve more awards in her life, one of them being the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.