Salma Hayek Pinault (, Spanish: [ˈsalma ˈxaʝek]; born Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez; September 2, 1966) is a Mexican and American movie actress and producer. She started her profession in Mexico starring within the telenovela Teresa and starred within the movie El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley) for which she was nominated for an Ariel Award. In 1991, Hayek moved to Hollywood and got here to prominence with roles in movies reminiscent of Desperado (1995), From Nightfall until Daybreak (1996), Wild Wild West, and Dogma (each 1999). Her breakthrough function was within the 2002 movie Frida, as Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, for which she was nominated for Greatest Actress for the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Display Actors Guild Award, and which she additionally produced. This film acquired widespread consideration and was a vital and industrial success. She gained the Daytime Emmy Award for Excellent Directing in a Youngsters/Youth/Household Particular for The Maldonado Miracle in 2004, and acquired a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Excellent Visitor Actress in a Comedy Collection after guest-starring within the ABC tv comedy-drama Ugly Betty in 2007. She additionally guest-starred on the NBC comedy sequence 30 Rock from 2009 to 2013. In 2017, she was nominated for an Impartial Spirit Award for her function in Beatriz at Dinner. Hayek’s current movies embrace Grown Ups (2010), Puss in Boots (2011), Grown Ups 2 (2013), Story of Tales (2015), The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017) and Like a Boss (2020).