Similarly, in 1997, he was the first to approach him, then a 27-year-old, for a role in English, but the Spanish actor turned down the offer because his English was still poor.In 1999, Bardem starred with Spanish siren Victoria Abril in Entre las piranas.He has been in two celebrity relationships averaging approximately 13.1 years each.It appears Penélope Cruz's romance with Oscar winner Javier Bardem is getting serious - she's met his family.An onlooker at Prince's party said: "Javier had his arm around Penélope and his Oscar in his hand."Scroll down for more...The couple looked effortlessly chic as they fluttered between three post-Oscars bashes through the early hours of Monday morning.Lovebirds Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem take a romantic stroll through Nice, France after flying into the city for Easter Sunday.Penelope, 33, and Javier, 39, have been dating for almost a year now.
Two years later, on July 22, 2013, a 44-year-old Bardem welcomed his second child with Cruz, a daughter named Luna Encinas Cruz, in Madrid, Spain. Bardem won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in the 2007 Coen brothers film No Country for Old Men. He was the son of the actress Pilar Bardem and businessman José Carlos. When he was six years old, he had he appeared in his first feature, “El Picaro”.During his teenage years, he acted in several TV series, played rugby for the Spanish National Team, and toured the country with an independent theatrical group.In 1989, for the Spanish comedy show El Día Por Delante, he had to wear a Superman costume for a comedic sketch, a job that made him question whether he wanted to be an actor at all.He had starred with Penelope Cruz again in Woody Allen’s popular 2008 film, Vicky Cristina Barcelona.He later played a leading role in the 2010 film Eat Pray Love.Then he also went on to tackle a prominent role in actor John Malkovich’s directorial debut, The Dancer Upstairs in 2002.