Before she became famous for her film work, Gwyneth Paltrow was best known as arm-candy for some of the most desirous men in Hollywood. She played Brad Pitt’s wife in the thriller ‘Se7en,’ which led to a real-life romance between the two costars that ended in a highly publicized engagement. They broke it off in 1997, whereupon Paltrow moved on to date Ben Affleck before settling down with Coldplay singer Chris Martin. The blonde starlet finally earned recognition for her acting after starring in the 1998 period drama ‘Shakespeare in Love’ and winning the Best Actress Oscar. She went on to star in several more critically acclaimed films like ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ and ‘The Royal Tenenbaums.’ Lately, Paltrow has been keeping busy portraying Ironman’s love interest Pepper Pots and distributing lifestyle advice to those with bottomless wallets via her GOOP website. She is also proficient in the art of outlandish celebrity baby naming - her children are named Apple and Moses.
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow Martin ( born September 27, 1972) is an American actress and singer. She made her acting debut on stage in 1990 and started appearing in films in 1991. After appearing in several films throughout the decade, Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as Seven (1995) and Emma (1996) (in which she played the title role). Following the films Sliding Doors (1998) and A Perfect Murder (1998), Paltrow garnered worldwide recognition through her performance in Shakespeare in Love (1998), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress, a Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards, for Outstanding Lead Actress and as a member of the Outstanding Cast. She also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011 for her role as Holly Holliday on the Fox hit TV show Glee in the episode 'The Substitute'. Paltrow has portrayed supporting as well as lead roles in films such as The Talented Mr.
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