15 Celebrities Who Speak Multiple Languages
It is sometimes hard to imagine celebrities as anything other than Hollywood stars, but for a lot of them, there’s so much more to them than that! In addition to their acting chops, the stars listed below have learned to speak more than one language and in some cases English is not even their first language! Here’s a list of 15 bilingual stars:
15. Penelope Cruz
It’s probably not that surprising to see Spanish actress Penelope Cruz on this list. She was born in Spain and studied French in school, so she can speak both languages comfortably, but she also speaks a little bit of Italian! She had to learn the language for her role in the film Non Ti Muovere (Don’t Move), and her hard work paid off because she even won an award for the role! Since learning the language she took on a full Italian speaking roles in To Rome With Love and Twice Born.
14. Sandra Oh
This Canadian actress best known for her role in the series Grey’s Anatomy is not only talented on stage, but she also speaks four languages! Born in Ottawa, Canada, she speaks English, Korean, Spanish and French. She learned to speak French while living in Montreal to attend acting school.