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Salma Hayek


The amazing 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 from her paternal grandfather, who was ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Prophet (producer) (filming)
 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:

Halloween campaign for Coors Light beer (1999) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Hayek | Salm Hayek Pinault | Salma Hayek Pinault

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

"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 »

Trivia:

She was sent to a boarding school in Louisiana at age 12, but was soon sent back home after getting in trouble for frequently terrorizing the nuns! See more »

Trademark:

Deep sultry voice See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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