Paz Vega Biography
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Also Known As: María Paz Campos Trigo
Born in: Seville, Andalusia
Famous as: Actress, Model
Spouse/Ex-: Orson Salazar
siblings: Sara Vega
children: Ava Salazar, Lenon Salazar, Orson Salazar Jr.
City: Seville, Spain
education: Centro Andaluz de Teatro
Paz Vega, born as María Paz Campos Trigo, is a Spanish actress and model. She is known for appearing as Laura in the TV series ‘7 Vidas’ as well as for playing the role of Lucia in the flick ‘Lucía y el sexo’. In addition, she has also acted in a number of other TV and silver screen projects including ‘Menudo es mi padre’, ‘Más que amigos’ and ‘Compañeros’. Her notable big screen works include movies, such as ‘Zapping’, ‘I Will Survive’, ‘Spanglish’, ‘The Spirit’ and ‘Vallanzasca –The Angels of Evil’. Vega who also works as a model is signed to New York City’s 1/One Management. Talking about the Spanish actress’ awards and honours, she got many awards for her work in ‘Lucía y el sexo.’ The film fetched her the ‘Goya Award’ for Best breakthrough actress performance, Trofeo Chopard best breakthrough performance at Cannes Festival, the ‘Ondas Award’ for Best Actress as well as a ‘Sant Jordi Award’. Vega also received a special honour from Phoenix Film Critics Society for her contribution to the flick ‘Spanglish.’
- Paz Vega made her TV debut in the Spanish series ‘Menudo es mi padre’. She then appeared in the series ‘Más que amigos’ and ‘Compañeros’. After this, she went on to act in the 1999 films ‘Zapping’ and ‘Sobreviviré’. Then, the actress was cast as Lucía for the flick ‘Lucía y el sexo’ in 2001. A year later, she played Sonia in the music comedy film ‘El otro lado de la cama’. Following this, Vega had a role in the drama movie ‘Carmen’.
- In 2004, she played the role of Flor Moreno in the movie ‘Spanglish’. After this, she got the opportunity to act in the independent film ‘10 Items or Less’. The Spanish artiste then did the neo-noir superhero movie ‘The Spirit’ in 2008. Two years later, she was cast as Antonella D'Agostino for the Italian crime flick ‘Angel of Evil’. She then appeared in the American comedy TV series ‘Big Time in Hollywood, FL’ in 2015. The following year, she acted in the mystery drama ‘The OA’.
- Paz Vega was born as María Paz Campos Trigo, on 2 January 1976, in Seville, Andalusia, Spain in a traditional, Catholic family. She has a younger sister named Sara Vega who is also an actress. After completing her compulsory education at 16, Paz Vega enrolled at Centro Andaluz de Teatro stage school.
- Talking about the Spanish actress’ love life, she has been married to her husband Orson Salazar since 2002. The couple had their first son Orson in May 2007. They had their daughter Ava and son Lenon in 2009 and 2010 respectively.
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