Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (Los Angeles (California), september 27, 1972) is an American actress. She was initially known as the girlfriend of Brad Pitt, but she is best known for her film roles, including Shakespeare in Love, for which she won an Oscar . Even though she is, she speaks in a few American movies with a flawless British accent.She lives with her family in England.
Paltrow is the daughter of television producer and Director Bruce Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner. She is the niece of actress Katherine Moennig. As a child she went to the high-quality private school Spence, after which she went to study at the University of California. However, she broke her studies prematurely to pursue an acting career.
In 1991 she played her film debut in the movie Shout. That same year she played the young Wendy in Hook by Steven Spielberg. The following years she played small roles in films such as Malice, Flesh and Bone, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle and Jefferson in Paris, until in 1995 her prominent role was with the film Se7en. In this movie she played a small but important role as the wife of Brad Pitt. The two were also given a relationship in real life. The relationship got a lot of attention in the press, and Paltrow was instantly famous. Two years later, the relationship is over. Afterwards, she had a relationship with Ben Affleck.
Also In 1996 she got attention for her film work, when she got the title role in Emma, based on the novel by Jane Austen. In 1998 she played the lead role in five different movies. Especially Sliding Doors and Shakespeare in Love were successful, both with critics and at the public. Shakespeare in Love won seven Oscars, including best actress for Paltrow.
They played together In 1999 Matt Damon, Jude Law, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cate Blanchett, all belonging to the main actors of their generation, in The Talented Mr. Ripley. Subsequent years she opted for more comedic roles, including Shallow Hal and The Royal Tenenbaums. In 2000, she played in Duets, a film by her father, Bruce Paltrow. In 2003 she played Sylvia Plath Sylviain the film. In this film, she played for the first time together with her mother, Blythe Danner. In 2010 was Paltrow a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2011 she got a role in Glee offered. Here she appeared several times as Holly Holliday, an eccentric history teacher.
|Filmography as an actress|
|1991||Hook||Wendy (as a child)|
|1992||Cruel Doubt||Angela Pritchard||television film|
|1993||Deadly Relations||Carol Bassoon Holland||television film|
|1993||Flesh and Bone||Ginnie|
|1994||Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle||Paula Hunt|
|1995||Jefferson in Paris||Patsy Jefferson|
|1995||Moonlight and Valentino||Lucy Trager|
|1996||The Pallbearer||Julie DeMarco|
|1998||Sliding Doors||Helen Quilley|
|1998||A Perfect Murder||Emily Bradford Taylor|
|1998||Shakespeare in Love||Viola De Lesseps|
|1999||The Talented Mr. Ripley||Marge Sherwood|
|2001||The Anniversary Party||Skye Davidson|
|2001||The Royal Tenenbaums||Margot Tenenbaum|
|2001||Shallow Hal||Rosemary Shanahan|
|2002||Austin Powers in Goldmember||Gwyneth Paltrow as Dixie Normous in ' Austinpussy '|
|2003||View from the Top||Donna Jensen|
|2004||Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow||Polly Perkins|
|2006||Running with Scissors||Hope|
|2006||Love and Other Disasters||Hollywood Jackets|
|2006||The Good Night||Dora|
|2008||Iron Man||Virginia ' Pepper ' Potts|
|2008||Spain... on the road Again||As herself|
|2010||Iron Man 2||Virginia ' Pepper ' Potts|
|2011||Country Strong||Kelly Canter|
|2012||The Avengers||Virginia ' Pepper ' Potts|
|2013||Iron Man 3||Virginia ' Pepper ' Potts|