Penelope Cruz bags Best Supporting Actress gong at Goya awards

February 3rd, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Feb 3 (ANI): Hollywood actress Penelope Cruz has walked away with a gong for Best Supporting Actress for Vicky Cristina Barcelona at Spains prestigious Goya awards.

Overwhelmed at receiving the gong, Cruz thanked director Woody Allen in her acceptance speech.

“I”ve always been a great fan of Woody Allen. Thank you Woody for believing in me,” the Daily Express quoted her as saying.

Puerto Rican star Del Toro walked away with the Best Actor award for his performance as Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara, in the biopic Che.

The best film award went to Camino, which tells the story of the Opus Dei religious order.

The picture garnered six awards, including Best Film, Best Director for Javier Fesser and Best Actress for Carme Elias. (ANI)

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