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GWYNETH PALTROW (Pepper Potts) is one of today's most accomplished and celebrated actors in both
television and film. For her role in the feature film "Shakespeare in Love" she won the Academy Award for
Best Actress. She won the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for the same role. In 2011 she won
the Emmy Award as Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as substitute teacher Holly
Holiday on the hit musical series "Glee."
Among her other recent film credits are "Thanks for Sharing," "Marvel's The Avengers," "Contagion," "Country
Strong" (for which Paltrow also recorded original music on the film's soundtrack), "Iron Man" and "Iron Man
2." Additional credits are James Gray's "Two Lovers"; brother Jake Paltrow's "The Good Night"; John Madden's
23"Proof" (for which she received a Golden Globe nomination); "Sylvia"; Ryan Murphy's "Running with Scissors";
Douglas McGrath's "Infamous"; Neil LaBute's "Possession"; Wes Anderson's "The Royal Tenenbaums"; Peter
and Bobby Farrelly's "Shallow Hal"; "The Anniversary Party"; Bruce Paltrow's "Duets"; "Bounce" opposite Ben
Affleck; Anthony Minghella's "The Talented Mr. Ripley"; and Andrew Davis' "A Perfect Murder." Paltrow's early
career credits include "Sliding Doors," "Emma," "Great Expectations," "The Pallbearer," "Se7en," "View from
the Top," "Moonlight and Valentino," "Jefferson In Paris," "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle," "Malice," "Hook"
and "Shout." Her first role was in the critically acclaimed "Flesh and Bone" opposite Meg Ryan and Dennis
Quaid. Paltrow also co-wrote and co-directed the short film "Dealbreaker" with Mary Wigmore.
In April 2013, Gwyneth will publish her second cookbook with Grand Central Publishing, which follows her New
York Times bestseller titled "My Father's Daughter" (published April 2011). She first established her credibility
in the field of gastronomy when she co-wrote "Spain, A Culinary Road Trip" with acclaimed chef Mario Batali.
Born in Los Angeles where she spent the first 11 years of her life, Paltrow comes from a very close-knit family
deeply entrenched in the entertainment industry. Her father, Bruce Paltrow, was a highly successful producer
("St. Elsewhere," "The White Shadow") and her mother is the award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Paltrow
and her younger brother Jake spent their early childhood in Los Angeles where she attended St. Augustine By-
the-Sea (now known as Crossroads).
Paltrow currently resides in Los Angeles, New York City and London.
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