"On the way to Spain after the Oscars, the year I won, I was visiting some family and friends on the beach. And I could not believe I won, I could not believe the Oscar was mine! So I took it everywhere with me. To the beach, yes! I wrapped it in a towel! Now it's in my house." Spanish actress Penelope Cruz took her Academy Award to the beach after her 2009 Best Supporting Actress win for Vicky Cristina Barcelona.