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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 12 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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Print ads for the "got milk?" Breakfast Project from America's Milk Processors. 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 keep waiting to meet a man who has more balls than I do. See more »


E! entertainment voted her look at the 1997 Academy Awards one of the 5 most memorable in Oscar history. At the event she wore a beaded Armani gown complemented by a 1920s diamond tiara. See more »


Often plays strong-willed, independent women See more »

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