Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez or Salma Hayek as she is known, is a Mexican and American actress and producer who works in the film and television industries. She began her acting career in Mexico in 1989 in the telenovela Teresa, and her movie debut in 1993 in Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life).
Salma, who is an award-winning actress, has starred in over 50 movies and has appeared in over 10 television serials. Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 film Frida, as Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.
The television serials Salma has been featured in, are Teresa (1989), Dream On (1992), The Sinbad Show (1993), Roadracers (1994), El vuelo del águila (1994), The Hunchback (1997), Gente Bien (1997), Action (Guest Star-1999), In the Time of the Butterflies (2001), The Maldonado Miracle (2003), Saturday Night Live (Guest Host-2003), Ugly Betty (2006-2010), and 30 Rock (2009-2013).
FILM - 1995 TO 2002:
Salma, who moved to Hollywood in 1991, has starred in movies El Callejón de los Milagros (1995), Desperado (1995), Fair Game (1995), Four Rooms (Cameo-1995), From Dusk till Dawn (1996), Follow Me Home (1996), Fled (1996), Fools Rush In (1997), Breaking Up (1997), Sistole Diastole (1997), 54 (1998), The Velocity of Gary (1998), The Faculty (1998), Dogma (1999), El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba (1999), Wild Wild West (1999), Timecode (2000), Living It Up (2000), Chain of Fools (2000), Traffic (Uncredited-2000), Hotel (2001), Frida (2002).
2003 TO 2013:
In 2003 she starred in three movies, namely, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, and V-Day: Until the Violence Stops, and in 2004 in After the Sunset. After that she featured in Ask the Dust (2006), Bandidas (2006), Lonely Hearts (2006), Across the Universe (2007), Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009), Grown Ups (2010), Puss in Boots (Voice-2011), Americano (2011), La chispa de la vida (2011), The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! (Voice-2012), Savages (2012), Here Comes the Boom (2012), and Grown Ups 2 (2013).
2014 TO 2020:
From 2014, Salma featured in Muppets Most Wanted (Cameo-2014), Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (Producer/Voice-2014), Everly (2014), Some Kind of Beautiful (2014), Tale of Tales (2015), Septembers of Shiraz (2015), Sausage Party (Voice-2016), Beatriz at Dinner (2017), How to Be a Latin Lover (2017), The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017), The Hummingbird Project (2018), and Drunk Parents (2019). She will next be seen in Like a Boss (2020), Molly (2020), The Eternals (2020), The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, and Bliss.
Salma Hayek Pinault was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico to Sami Hayek Domínguez and Diana Jiménez Medina, and she has one brother. She was raised in a Roman Catholic family, and at the age of 12, she was sent to study at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau in Louisiana. She later attended university at the Universidad Iberoamericana where she studied International Relations. She is married to French billionaire and Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault and has a daughter with him.
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