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Gwyneth Paltrow

Author: Lida added 15-12-2012, 16:01
Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow is an American actress and singer. She was born on September 27, 1972.

Gwyneth Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of actress Blythe Danner and film producer Bruce Paltrow. Her father was Jewish of Belarusian Ashkenazi origin whose ancestors lived in Minsk, Belarus. Paltrow's paternal great-great-grandfather, whose surname was "Paltrowicz," was a rabbi.

Her mother is a Quaker of Pennsylvania Dutch and more distant white Barbadian.

Paltrow attended a private school for girls in New York, then briefly studied art history at Santa Monica. But after a while, she dropped out school and decided to become an actress.

In 1991, Gwyneth first appeared on the scene (along with his mother in Williamstown Theatre Festival). In the same year she debuted in the film "Shout" with John Travolta.

During the following years Gwyneth Paltrow played several roles in Steven Spielberg movie "Hook" (1991) and then in "Flesh and Bone" (1993).

The early notice for her work in films Gwyneth Paltrow gained after films Seven (1995) and Emma (1996) and the following Sliding Doors (1998) and A Perfect Murder (1998).

Gwyneth PaltrowBut the worldwide recognition the actress achieve after Shakespeare in Love (1998). After this film she won an Oskar as a Best Actress, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, for Outstanding Lead Actress and as a member of the Outstanding Cast.

She also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011.

Paltrow was also filmed with lead roles in films such as The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Shallow Hal (2001), and Proof (2005), for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actress in Motion Picture Drama.

Since 2008 she was filmed in Iron Man (2008), Iron Man 2 (2010) and The Avengers (2012).

Gwyneth Paltrow has been the face of Estée Lauder's Pleasures perfume since 2005.

She is married to Chris Martin (the vocalist of Coldplay), they have two children.

The actress is engaged in charity: she supports the fund "Robin Hood" which helps the homeless in New York. She is also became ambassador of the organization «Save the Children», which dedicated to decrease the number of children who die from diseases that can be prevented.

Only in 2011 Paltrow discovered that her father's family came from a long line of influential rabbis. This fact inspired her to raise her daughter and son in a Jewish environment.

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