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Cruz and Bardem tie the knot

Hollywood couple finally end speculation over relationship status.

The happy couple arriving at the Cannes film festival earlier this summer. Photo: PA

PENELOPE CRUZ and Javier Bardem have married at a friend’s house in the Bahama, USA Today reports. A spokesperson for Cruz said the couple married earlier this month on the island before close family and friends. Cruz wore a dress designed by John Galliano.

The Hollywood actors both hail from Spain and appeared together in Woody Allen’s comedy flick Vicky Christina Barcelona alongside Scarlett Johansson. Cruz is a huge star in Spain but broke into the Hollywood scene ten years ago with roles in All the Pretty Horses, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, and Vanilla Sky. She won  the best supporting actress Oscar for VC Barcelona.

Bardem took home the  Oscar for best supporting actor in 2007 for his part as an assassin in the Coen brother film No Country for Old Men.

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