Salma Hayek Overview

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Born: September 02, 1966

Born to a Lebanese father and a Mexican mother in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, Hayek was a huge star in Mexican soap operas before deciding to try and make it in Hollywood. Although she didn't speak much English and was leaving behind a very lucrative career, Hayek was determined to try and paint on a bigger canvas. "Everybody thought I was crazy and stupid and ridiculous," she says about her move from Mexico to Hollywood. "Nobody leaves when you're doing so good, but I believe in instinct." Her... See All

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