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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 2 January 1976Seville, Seville, Andalucía, Spain
Birth NamePaz Campos Trigo
Height 5' 5¾" (1.67 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Paz Vega was born on January 2, 1976 in Seville, Seville, Andalucía, Spain as Paz Campos Trigo. She is an actress, known for Sex and Lucia (2001), Spanglish (2004) and Talk to Her (2002). She has been married to Orson Salazar since 2002. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Orson Salazar (2002 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (22)

Took her surname Vega from her grandmother.
Majored in journalism, but dropped out of college after two years to pursue an acting career.
After two years at the acting school, she moved to Madrid, where she worked in bars while auditioning for every gig she heard about.
Was a television star before making it in movies.
Husband is Venezuelan. They met while vacationing on a Spanish island.
Her stage name translated into English means 'peace meadow'.
Got an "Introducing" credit for Spanglish (2004), despite it being her 13th film.
Spanish citizen.
Her father was a bullfighter.
Ranked #85 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
Her younger sister is a flamenco dancer.
Gave birth to her first child at age 31, a son named Orson Salazar, Jr., on May 2, 2007. Child's father is her husband, Orson Salazar.
Gave birth to her second child at age 33, a daughter named Ava Salazar on July 17, 2009. Child's father is her husband, Orson Salazar.
Gave birth to her third child at age 34, a son named Lenon Salazar on August 13, 2010. Child's father is her husband, Orson Salazar.
Expecting third child. [March 2010]
Has given birth to first son, a baby boy called Orson as his father. [May 2007]
Has announced the sex of her second child: a girl. [April 2009]
Has given birth to second child, a baby girl called Ava. [July 2009]
Has joined the cast of the Spanish series Lex (2008) for 4 episodes. [July 2008]
Expecting first child with husband Orson. [November 2006]
Expecting second child with husband Orson. [December 2008]
Sister of Sara Vega.

Personal Quotes (3)

I don't want to play only Latin women. I want to have roles in English.
I am only an actress when they say, 'action' and I stop being an actress when they say, 'cut'. I am a normal person outside of acting.
When I was young, I remember my father saying "Okay, let's go to bed" at eight. But I would keep the door open a crack, and watch the old black & white movies my parents would be watching on TV, and I would love that! Cary Grant, Lauren Bacall...

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