In 2000 Hayek Had An Uncredited Acting Part Opposite Benicio Del Toro

Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek


She attended university in Mexico City, where she studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana. At the age of 23, Hayek landed the title role in Teresa (1989), a successful Mexican telenovela that made her a star in Mexico. in 1994, Hayek starred in the film El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley), which has won more awards than any other movie in the history of Mexican cinema.For her performance, Hayek was nominated for an Ariel Award. Robert Rodriguez and his producer and then wife Elizabeth Avellan soon gave Hayek a starring role opposite Antonio Banderas in 1995’s Desperado. in 2000, Hayek had an uncredited acting part opposite Benicio del Toro in Traffic. Around 2000, Hayek founded film production company Ventanarosa, through which she produces film and television projects.

Her First Given Name Salma Is Arabic For Safe

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She won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special in 2004 for The Maldonado Miracle and received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2007 after guest-starring in the ABC television series Ugly Betty. Hayek’s recent films include Grown Ups (2010) acting alongside Adam Sandler, and Puss in Boots (2011), which also features former collaborator Antonio Banderas, wherein she is the voice of the character ‘Kitty Softpaws’. Hayek was born Salma Hayek Jiménez in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. She is the daughter of Diana Jiménez Medina, an opera singer and talent scout, and Sami Hayek Dominguez, an oil company executive who once ran for mayor of Coatzacoalcos. Her first given name, Salma, is Arabic for “safe”. While there, she was diagnosed with dyslexia. Hayek moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1991 to study acting under Stella Adler.
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek