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Salma Hayek

One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her opera-singing mother, Diana Jiménez Medina. Her surname is ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Septembers of Shiraz (executive producer)
 2014 The Prophet (producer)
 2006-2010 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (executive producer - 85 episodes)
- Hello Goodbye (2010) ... (executive producer)
- The Past Presents the Future (2010) ... (executive producer)
- London Calling (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Million Dollar Smile (2010) ... (executive producer)
- All the World's a Stage (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2003 The Maldonado Miracle (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Frida (producer)
 2001 In the Time of the Butterflies (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercials for Avon cosmetics line of products (2004-2006). See more »

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19 Interviews | 23 Articles | 33 Pictorials | 55 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hayek | Salm Hayek Pinault | Salma Hayek Pinault


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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"I don't believe in the so-called Latino explosion when it comes to movies. Jennifer Lopez doesn't have an accent. She grew up in New York speaking English not Spanish. Her success is very important because she represents a different culture, but it doesn't help me. I grew up in Mexico, not the US, and the fact is that there just aren't any parts for Latin actresses. I have to persuade people ... See more »


Recently diagnosed with diabetes while pregnant (July 2007). See more »


Often plays strong-willed, independent women See more »

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