One of the most popular Hispanic actresses in the world, Salma Hayek is a Mexican and American film & television actress, producer, and a former model. Hayek began her career in 1989 with the TV show Teresa. However, it was in 1995 that Hayek gained recognition with her role in the Mexican film Midaq Alley directed by Jorge Fons. The year marked a beginning of a successful career for the actress she was also applauded for her work in the Hollywood movie Desperado which starred Antonio Banderas in the lead role. In subsequent years, the actress starred in movies such as Fools Rush In (1997), 54 (1998), Wild Wild West (1999), and In The Time of the Butterflies (2001).
One of the most prominent roles of Hayek`s career came with the 2002 movie Frida for which she was nominated in the Best Actress Category at the Academy Awards and won the Golden Camera Award for Best International Actress. Some of her notable films include Lonely Hearts (2006), Puss In Boots (2011), Americano (2011), and La chispa de la vida (2011). Her 2017 projects include the movies Beatriz at Dinner, How to Be a Latin Lover, The Hitman`s Bodyguard and Drunk Parents. Her 2020 release includes Like a Boss.