Gwyneth Paltrow

The Oscar-winning actress is also a singer, cookbook author, and mom of two.

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow poses with Robert Downey Jr. to promote "Iron Man 3" in Munich. She returns to the role of Pepper Potts in the movie, which opens May 3, 2013.

Paltrow was named the World's Most Beautiful Woman by People magazine on April 24, 2013.

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Paltrow signs her new book 'It's All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great' at Barnes & Noble bookstore in Los Angeles on April 3, 2013. The cookbook was inspired by doctor's orders that she clean up her diet to restore her health. It is her second cookbook.

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Paltrow attended the opening of the Tracy Anderson flagship studio in 2013 to support her trainer and longtime pal.

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Paltrow joined singer Cee Lo Green on stage at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in 2011.

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On a 2010 episode of "Glee," guest star Paltrow performed to "Singing in the Rain" and "Umbrella."

In 2010, Paltrow starred as country singer Kelly Canter, a recovering alcoholic, in "Country Strong."

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Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. star in the blockbuster "Iron Man" movie series, and are seen here in a scene from 2010's "Iron Man 2." Paltrow plays Pepper Potts, Iron Man's assistant and love interest.

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Paltrow was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Dec. 13, 2010, in Hollywood.

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Paltrow attends the German premiere for the original "Iron Man" at the Cinemaxx on April 22, 2008, in Berlin.

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Paltrow and her mother, actress Blythe Danner, attend the a hunger relief event on April 7, 2008, in New York.

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay rocker Chris Martin have two children. Daughter Apple was born in 2004 and son Moses in 2006. Of Apple's unusual name, Paltrow said, "apples are so sweet and they're wholesome and it's biblical."

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In 2007, Paltrow released Pleasures Delight, her limited edition fragrance for Estee Lauder.

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Paltrow rejoined her "Talented Mr. Ripley" co-star, Jude Law," for 2004's "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow."

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In 2003, Paltrow married musician Chris Martin of Coldplay.

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Wearing a gown by Alexander McQueen, Paltrow made a memorable appearance at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2002.

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Paltrow played sister to co-star Luke Wilson in "The Royal Tenenbaums" in 2001.

Paltrow was made to look overweight for the 2001 movie "Shallow Hal," but smitten Hal (Jack Black) saw her as thin.

Paltrow starred alongside actor Joseph Fiennes while delivering her Oscar-winning performance in 1998's "Shakespeare In Love."

In 1999, Paltrow won the best actress Oscar for her role in "Shakespeare in Love."

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Paltrow, seen here with co-stars Matt Damon and Jude Law, starred in 1999's "The Talented Mr. Ripley."

Before marrying Martin, Paltrow was engaged to Brad Pitt. They're seen here at the 1996 Oscars.

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Paltrow is seen attending the 1995 premiere of "Se7en," in which her character comes to a creepy end.

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