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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 father is of ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Frida Producer
Desperado Carolina
Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots Kitty Softpaws


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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:

Print ads for Campari Italian bitters and Campari Passion campaign (2007). See more »

Publicity Listings:

20 Interviews | 24 Articles | 33 Pictorials | 56 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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Personal Quote:

If I go on a diet and work out, I'm always in a bad mood. I'd rather be a little heavier but nice.

-quoted in Woman's Day 8-15-06 issue. See more »


Played a (mythological creature disguised as a) stripper twice: in From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and in Dogma (1999) (A Vampire and a Muse respectively). See more »


Often plays strong-willed, independent women See more »

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