Her education includes a degree in Musical Comedy (Coco Comín, Barcelona), with further drama studies in Paris, London, Los Angeles, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.She also studied English language and literature at the University of Barcelona.She received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress for her work in the play as well as a Golden Globe nomination for her work in the film.SYLVIA, the Focus Features film tells the story of the relationship between Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes.This, combined with his larger-than-life personality is the reason that he has received accolades like GQ Magazine's Man of the Year and the James Beard Award for Outstanding Chef.He has been profiled by such publications as Time Magazine, Life Magazine and The New Yorker and is a frequent guest on national television shows like Good Morning America and Live! In April 2008, Mario's much anticipated 6th cookbook - Mario Batali - Italian Grill, went on sale and has landed on the New York Times bestsellers list.
Paltrow recently made her directorial debut, co-writing and co-directing DEALBREAKERS, a short film she directed with her friend Mary Wigmore.
Paltrow and her younger brother Jake spent their early childhood in Los Angeles where she attended St. At the age of eleven, her family moved to New York and she enrolled in the Spence School where she would later graduate.
Paltrow enrolled in the University of California at Santa Barbara with the intention of majoring in Art History.
In 2009 Bassols filmed a lead role in The Eagle Path with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
The film was screened at Cannes in 2010, and is being released on home video in 2012.
Most recently, Paltrow starred in Marvel's IRON MAN which grossed over 0 million in its opening weekend.