Salma Valgarma Hayek-Jimenez / Born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico
Her breakthrough role was in the 2002 film Frida as Frida Kahlo for which she was nominated in the category of Best Actress for an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award. The movie received widespread attention and was a critical and commercial success. 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. She also guest-starred on the NBC comedy series 30 Rock from 2009 to 2013.
Hayek's recent films include Grown Ups (2010) and Grown Ups 2 (2013), acting alongside Adam Sandler, and Puss in Boots (2011), in which she voices Kitty Softpaws, alongside her former collaborator Antonio Banderas.
Hayek is one of the four Mexican actresses to succeed in Hollywood. The others are Dolores del Río, Lupe Vélez and Katy Jurado.Read more at Wikipedia MORE -LESS