Gwyneth Paltrow biography

Gwyneth Paltrow

Actor, Celebrity

1972 –

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Who is Gwyneth Paltrow?

Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress, singer, and food writer. She made her acting debut on stage in 1990 and started appearing in films in 1991. After appearing in several films throughout the decade, Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as Seven and Emma. Following the films Sliding Doors and A Perfect Murder, Paltrow garnered worldwide recognition through her performance in Shakespeare in Love, for which she won an Academy Award for 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 for her role as Holly Holliday on the Fox hit TV show Glee in the episode "The Substitute". In April 2013, Gwyneth was named "Most Beautiful Woman" by People Magazine.

Paltrow has portrayed supporting as well as lead roles in films such as The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Royal Tenenbaums, Shallow Hal, and Proof, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination as Best Actress in Motion Picture Drama. Since 2008 she has portrayed Pepper Potts, the love interest of Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in Iron Man, Iron Man 2, The Avengers, and Iron Man 3. Paltrow has been the face of Estée Lauder's Pleasures perfume since 2005.

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Born
Sep 27, 1972
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Gwyneth Kate Paltrow
  • Gwenyth Paltrow
  • Gwynnie
  • Gwyneth Kate Paltrow Martin
  • Gwyneth Katherine Paltrow
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    Art history
  • Spence School
  • Crossroads School
Lived in
  • Santa Monica
  • Los Angeles
  • New York City
  • London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013