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Salma was born under the official name Hayek-Jimenez, Salma Valgarma on September 2nd, 1966. She has been a credited actor since the 1995 film Desperado.
Salma Hayek has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. She has starred in two films including the 2015 fantasy movie Il racconto dei racconti as the character Queen of Longtrellis and the 2002 biography film Frida playing Frida Kahlo.
Salma has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in twenty films including: the 2013 comedy film Grown Ups 2 as the character Roxanne Chase-Feder, the 2012 adventure movie The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! playing Cutlass Liz and the 2011 adventure release Puss in Boots cast as Kitty Softpaws.
Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 2010 comedy film Grown Ups, which brought in $162,000,000 at the box office.
Salma is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least fifty-five magazines, captured in more than thirty-three pictorials, interviewed in over nineteen publications and featured in twenty-six magazine articles.
As an actor Salma Hayek has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. She was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Leading Role for her role as Frida Kahlo in the 2002 movie Frida.