Happy 3rd Birthday Leo Bardem!

Name: Leonardo Bardem

Parents: Penélope Cruz & Javier Bardem

Date of Birth: January 22, 2011

Siblings: Luna, nearly 6 months


♥ Leo was born at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, Calif.

♥ His parents kept mum on his name, but Spanish director and family friend Santiago Segura spilled the news a couple of weeks after his birth

♥ Leo’s mama filmed Pirates of the Caribbean while pregnant with him

♥ Though they didn’t start dating until 2007, his parents met on the set of the Spanish film Jamon, Jamon in 1992

♥ His parents are both Oscar-winners: Mom for Vicky Cristina Barcelona and dad for No Country for Old Men


“I talk about him all day long, even to strangers in the street; it is my favorite subject! But, you know; this is my job.” – proud mama Penélope on her first child.

“When I come here now, I have so many memories. Some of them good, some of them not so good. I have lived beautiful moments here, but I don’t want to live here. It is not the place where I want to raise my kids.” – Penélope on choosing to live outside of the Los Angeles limelight.

“You feel like you know sh*t, and you discover everything again, through his eyes.” – papa Javier on fatherhood.

“I was breastfeeding my son 13 months, and I plan to do the same with my daughter. [Breastfeeding] is addictive. It’s hard when the day comes when you have to stop.” – Penélope on nursing her children.

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