Salma Hayek Jiménez is a Mexican actress, director, and television and film 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 is the first Mexican national to be nominated for an Best Actress Oscar. She is also, after Fernanda Montenegro, the second of three Latin Americans to achieve a Best Actress Oscar nomination.
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