Paz was ranked #85 in Maxim's Hot 100 Women 2008.
Paz Vega ranked #41 in AskMen's "99 Most Desirable Women" in 2006.
- Los Borgia (2006) as Caterina Sforza
- 10 Items or Less (2006) as Scarlet
- Spanglish (2004) as Flor Moreno
- Di Que Sí (2004) as Estrella Cuevas
- Carmen (2003) as Carmen
- Novo (2002) as Isabelle
- El Otro Lado de la Cama (2002) as Sonia
- Hable con Ella (2002) as Amparo
- Sólo Mía (2001) as Angela
- Lucía y el Sexo (2001) as Lucía
- Nadie Conoce a Nadie (1999) as Ariadna
She was a television star before making it into movies.
Paz Vega is a Spanish citizen.
The movie Hable Con Ella won an Oscar for "Best Screenplay" where Paz Vega acted next to her 7 Vidas co-star, Javier Cámara.
Paz Vega won a Goya for "Best Female Newcomer" for the film Lucia y el Sexo.
Paz Vega made her first Hollywood debut, alongside Adam Sandler, in the movie Spanglish, as a Mexican housekeeper.
In Menudo es mi Padre, Paz Vega made her first television debut.
Despite being her 13th film, Paz Vega got an "introducing" credit for Spanglish in 2004.
Paz Vega met her husband, who is Venezuelan, while vacationing in a Spanish island.
Paz Vega shares her birthday with writer Isaac Asimov, Kate Bosworth, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tia Carrere, and Saint Teresa of Lisieux.
Paz Vega is often confused for Penelope Cruz.
Paz Vega is 5'8" (1.73 m) tall.
She auditioned for every gig she heard about when she was unemployed.
Paz Vega moved to Madrid, after two years of acting school, and worked in bars.
Paz Vega majored in journalism, but after two years dropped it to pursue an acting career.
Paz Vega has been married to Orson Salazar since 2002.
When translated to English, Paz Vega's name means "peace meadow."
Paz Vega took her surname, Vega, from her grandmother.
Paz Vega: I'm not the new Penelope Cruz. I'm Paz Vega. There's only one Penelope and she's marvelous.
Paz Vega: I am only an actress when they say, 'action' and I stop being an actress when they say, 'cut'. I am a normal person outside of acting
Paz Vega: I don't want to play only Latin women. I want to have roles in English.