Penelope Cruz to Be Honored for Indie Film Work

Penélope Cruz

Evan Agostini/AP

updated 08/19/2008 AT 9:00 AM ET

originally published 08/19/2008 AT 10:30 AM ET

Penélope Cruz will be this year’s Tribute recipient at the 18th annual Gotham Awards ceremony, Dec. 2 in New York City, the event’s organizers announced Tuesday.

The Madrid-born actress, 34, is being recognized for her several roles in independent films, including the current Vicky Christina Barcelona and Elegy

Past Gotham Award career-tribute honorees include Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Don Cheadle and Matt Dillon.
Stephen M. Silverman


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