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01/02/2014 12:56 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

9 Things You Didn't Know About Paz Vega (PHOTOS)

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¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Paz Vega!

The Spanish actress -- best known in the U.S. for her role in "Spanglish" -- is turning 38 today! Her debut in Hollywood may have come after more than a dozen roles on television and film in her native Spain, but Vega has left her mark on the silver screen. Whether it's as a Maxim hottie or a group of Andalusian horses (more on this below), Paz Vega and her career seem only to be growing stronger with time.

To celebrate the Spanish beauty's birthday, we compiled a list of 9 things you didn't know about the star.

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