Gwyneth Paltrow SuperStar – MovieActors.com
Paltrow won an Oscar for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Gwyneth Paltrow Super Star & Award WinnerGwyneth Paltrow, 1998 Best Actress
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (Historical Romance)
Gwyneth Paltrow won her Best Actress award for portraying Viola
De Lesseps, who pretends to be Master Thomas Kent, in order to do the forbidden thing for a woman to do, which was to act on stage. This play happens to be Shakespeare's play, one that he is having trouble writing, until he meets her. William Shakespeare discovers her secret, and they fall in love, despite the fact that she must marry another.
Gwyneth Paltrow was born on September 28, 1972, in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of film director, Bruce Paltrow and actress Blythe Danner. She received her early training from her parents, starting at age 11 when the family moved to Massachusetts, where her father began working on summer stock productions in the Berkshires.
After graduating from The Spence School in New York, in 1990, Gwyneth Paltrow attended the University of California at Santa Barbara studying art, but dropped out in 1991 to actively start her acting career. Paltrow's big breaking role was Emma Woodhouse in the film, "Emma." Because of her performance in this film, Gwyneth Paltrow was offered the part of Viola in "Shakespeare in Love," for which she received the Oscar for Best Actress.
Paltrow's defining role was her portrayal of Emma Woodhouse in EMMA.
Gwyneth Paltrow's other films of note include: THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY, A PERFECT MURDER, SLIDING DOORS, THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS, SE7EN, IRON MAN, and SKY CAPTAIN AND THE WORLD OF TOMORROW.
Gwyneth's newest credits include: IRON MAN 3.
Paltrow's other film credits include:
Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle
Jefferson In Paris
Moonlight And Valentino
A Perfect Murder
Shakespeare In Love
The Talented Mr. Ripley
The Anniversary Party
The Royal Tenenbaums
Austin Powers In Goldmember
A View From The Top
Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow
Love And Other Disasters
Running With Scissors
The Good Night
Iron Man 2
Thanks For Sharing
Iron Man 3
Gwyneth Paltrow in TWO LOVERS (2008)
Gwyneth Paltrow won an Oscar for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE