Salma Hayek

Born Sep 2, 1966

Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez de Pinault is a Mexican and American film actress, director and producer. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role as Frida Kahlo in the film Frida.

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1966 Birth Born on September 2, 1966.


1991 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1991 Hayek moved to Hollywood and came to prominence with roles in movies such as Desperado (1995), Dogma (1999), and Wild Wild West (1999). … Read More
1995 28 Years Old Robert Rodriguez, and his producer and then-wife, Elizabeth Avellan, soon gave Hayek a starring role opposite Antonio Banderas in 1995's Desperado. … Read More


1997 30 Years Old Hayek had a starring role opposite Matthew Perry in the 1997 romantic comedy Fools Rush In.
1999 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999 she co-starred in Will Smith's big-budget Wild Wild West, and played a supporting role in Kevin Smith's Dogma.
2000 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2000 Hayek had an uncredited acting part opposite Benicio del Toro in Traffic. … Read More
2002 35 Years Old Frida, co-produced by Hayek, was released in 2002. … Read More
2003 36 Years Old In 2003, Hayek produced and directed The Maldonado Miracle, a Showtime movie based on the book of the same name, winning her a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special.
2005 38 Years Old In December 2005, she directed a music video for Prince, titled "Te Amo Corazon" ("I love you, sweetheart") that featured Mía Maestro.
2006 39 Years Old Hayek was an executive producer of Ugly Betty, a television series that aired around the world from 2006 to 2010. … Read More


On March 9, 2007, Hayek confirmed her engagement to French billionaire and Kering CEO, François-Henri Pinault, as well as her pregnancy.
2010 - 2013 2 More Events
2014 47 Years Old For International Women's Day 2014 Hayek is one of the artist signatories of Amnesty International's letter to UK Prime Minister David Cameron campaigning for women's rights in Afghanistan.
2015 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Her father is of Lebanese descent, with his family being from the city Baabdat, Lebanon, a city Salma and her father visited in 2015 to promote her movie Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet. … Read More
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