Salma Hayek’s First Feature As A Producer Was 1999s El Coronel No Tiene

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


While there, she was diagnosed with dyslexia. At the age of 23, Hayek landed the title role in Teresa (1989), a successful Mexican telenovela that made her a star in Mexico. For her performance, Hayek was nominated for an Ariel Award. She had limited fluency in English, which was attributed to her suffering from dyslexia. in 2000, Hayek had an uncredited acting part opposite Benicio del Toro in Traffic. Her first feature as a producer was 1999’s El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba, Mexico’s official selection for submission for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.

Salma Hayek’s First Feature As A Producer Was 1999s El Coronel No Tiene

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Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, 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. Raised in a wealthy, devoutly Roman Catholic family, she was sent to the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, at the age of twelve. 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. Hayek moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1991 to study acting under Stella Adler. Her first feature as a producer was 1999’s El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba, Mexico’s official selection for submission for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars. in December 2005, she directed a music video for Prince, titled “Te Amo Corazon” (“I love you, sweetheart”) that featured Mía Maestro. The show won a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Series in 2007. The following month, she signed a two year deal with ABC for Ventanarosa to develop projects for the network.

Salma Hayek’s First Feature As A Producer Was 1999s El Coronel No Tiene

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Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
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Salma Hayek


Robert Rodriguez and his producer and then wife Elizabeth Avellan soon gave Hayek a starring role opposite Antonio Banderas in 1995’s Desperado. Around 2000, Hayek founded film production company Ventanarosa, through which she produces film and television projects. Her first feature as a producer was 1999’s El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba, Mexico’s official selection for submission for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.

Salma Hayek’s First Feature As A Producer Was 1999s El Coronel No Tiene

Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek


She attended college 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. For her performance, Hayek was nominated for an Ariel Award. in 1999, she co-starred in Will Smith’s big-budget Wild Wild West, and played a supporting role in Kevin Smith’s Dogma. Her first feature as a producer was 1999’s El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba, Mexico’s official selection for submission for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars. Frida, co-produced by Hayek, was released in 2002.

Salma Hayek’s First Feature As A Producer Was 1999s El Coronel No Tiene

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


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. Robert Rodriguez and his producer and then wife Elizabeth Avellan soon gave Hayek a starring role opposite Antonio Banderas in 1995’s Desperado. Her first feature as a producer was 1999’s El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba, Mexico’s official selection for submission for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars. in the Time of the Butterflies is a 2001 feature film based on the Julia Álvarez book of the same name, covering the lives of the Mirabal sisters. in December 2005, she directed a music video for Prince, titled “Te Amo Corazon” (“I love you, sweetheart”) that featured Mía Maestro.