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سلمى حايك، ممثلة مكسيكية من أصل لبناني ولدت سلمى حايك جيمنيز في 2 سبتمبر عام 1966 في المكسيك وهى ابنة لأب لبنانى وأم مكسيكية تدعى سامية، واسمها يعنى السلام في اللغة الهندية. بدأت حياتها الفنية بالعمل في الإعلانات التليفزيونية بالمكسيك وبعد أن حققت بعض النجاح انتقلت إلى لوس أنجلوس وبعد أن عملت بأدوار صغيرة في أفلام مختلفة بدأت سلمى تظهر كممثلة جيدة في فيلم (Desperado) عام 1995 وتعتبر سلمى هى أول ممثلة مكسيكية تصبح نجمة من نجوم هوليود بعد دورها في فيلم (Dolores Del Rio) اختيرت سلمى في استفتاء مجلة بيبول الأمريكية كواحدة من أجمل خمسين شخص في العالم عام 1996 . كما مثلت عدة أفلام بالإنجليزية والأسبانية، واقتحمت سينما هولييود اقتحاما شديدا لدرجة أنها لُقبت ب"قنبلة هولييود" مثلت عدة أفلام من بينها فيلم زورو مع البطل "أنطونيو بانديرس"، وكانت البطلة دائما بعدة مسلسلات مكسيكية.. وآخر افلامها هو "اسك ذا دست" مع كوللين فيريل.
Salma Hayek Jiménez
(born September 2, 1966) is an Academy Award-nominated Mexican actress, Daytime
Emmy-winning director, and a film and television producer. Hayek has appeared in
more than thirty films and performed as an actress outside of Hollywood in
Mexico and Spain.
Hayek's charitable work includes increasing awareness on violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.
Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico to Sami Hayek, a Mexican-Lebanese oil company executive, and Diana Jiménez, an opera singer. Hayek's paternal grandparents were Mexicans of Lebanese Arab descent, while her mother is of Spanish descent. Raised in a wealthy, devoutly Catholic family, she was sent to the Academy of the Sacred Heart, Grand Coteau, Louisiana, at the age of 12. She was also an accomplished gymnast aspiring to compete in the Olympics.
Hayek in a scene from Miracle AlleyCiting behavioral problems, the religious sisters running the Academy ejected her, so Hayek returned to Mexico. She was later sent to live with her aunt in Houston, Texas, where she stayed until she was 17. She attended college in Mexico City, where she studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana. To the chagrin of her family, she dropped out to pursue a career as an actress.
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 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 to an Ariel Award.
Career in Hollywood
Despite limited fluency in English, Hayek moved to Los Angeles, California, in 1991 to study acting under Stella Adler, hoping for a career in Hollywood. Robert Rodriguez and his producer wife Elizabeth Avellan soon gave Hayek the break she needed, a starring role opposite Antonio Banderas in 1995's Desperado. The movie caught Hollywood's attention, as moviegoers proved to be as dazzled by Hayek as Rodriguez had been.
Hayek followed her success in Desperado with a brief but memorable role in From Dusk Till Dawn. In 1999 she co-starred in Will Smith's big-budget Wild Wild West, and played a supporting role in Kevin Smith's Dogma. In 2000 she had an uncredited acting part opposite Benicio Del Toro in Traffic.
Around this time Hayek founded 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.
Hayek with Frida co-star and friend Ashley Judd.Frida, co-produced by Hayek, was released in 2002. Starring Hayek as Frida Kahlo, and Alfred Molina as her unfaithful husband, Diego Rivera, the film was directed by Julie Taymor and also featured an entourage of stars in supporting roles, including Antonio Banderas, Ashley Judd, Geoffrey Rush, Edward Norton and Valeria Golino. She earned a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her performance.
In 2003 she reprised her role from Desperado by appearing in the final film of the Mariachi Trilogy, Once Upon a Time in Mexico.
In that same year she produced and directed the The Maldonado Miracle, a Showtime movie which won her a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special.
In December 2005 she directed a music video for Prince, titled "Te Amo Corazon" ("I love you, sweetheart") that featured her good friend Mia Maestro.
Hayek is an executive producer of Ugly Betty, television series airing in the United States since September 2006. Hayek adapted the series for American television with Ben Silverman, who acquired the rights and scripts from the Colombian Telenovela Yo Soy Betty La Fea in 2001. Originally intended as a half hour sitcom for NBC in 2004, the project would later be picked up by ABC for the 2006-2007 season with Silvio Horta also producing. Hayek guest-starred on Ugly Betty as Sofia Reyes, a magazine editor. She also had a cameo playing an actress in the telenovela within the show. The show quickly became a ratings hit and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Series in 2007.
Hayek has also been credited as a song performer in three movies. The first was Desperado for the song Quedate Aquí. In Frida she performed with band Los Vega the Mexican folk song La Bruja. She also recorded Siente mi amor, which played during the end credits of Once Upon a Time in Mexico.
Hayek has been a spokesperson for Avon Products, Inc. since 2004. She formerly served in the same function for Revlon in 1998. She modeled for Chopard in 2001 and was featured in 2006 Campari adverts as photographed by Mario Testino. That same year she helped introduce La Doña, a watch by Cartier SA.
She was also featured in a series of Spanish language commercials for Lincoln cars.
Hayek dated fellow actor Edward Norton for four years, between 1999 and 2003, and then Josh Lucas from 2003 until 2004. Hayek has homes in Los Angeles and Mexico and is best friends with Spanish actress Penelope Cruz. The two co-starred in the 2006 film, Bandidas. Hayek studied at Ramtha's School of Enlightenment.
On March 9, 2007, Salma's publicist Ina Treciokas of ID PR confirmed the actress was engaged to French businessman François-Henri Pinault who heads PPR, a holding company specializing in retail luxury goods. The couple is reported to be expecting their first child together.
Recipient of Glamour magazine Woman of the Year Award in October 2001.
Recipient of Producers Guild of America Celebration of Diversity Award in 2003.
Recipient of Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award in February 2006.
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