AFTER THE SUNSET
Academy Award nominee SALMA HAYEK is a prolific actress, producer and
director, in both film and television. Honored with Academy Award, Golden
Globe, SAG and BAFTA nominations as Best Actress for her role in Frida, she
most recently starred opposite Antonio Banderas and Johnny Depp in Robert
Rodriguez's Once Upon A Time In Mexcio. She is currently in production on
Bandidas opposite Penelope Cruz. Next year she will star opposite Colin Farrell
in Robert Towne's Ask the Dust.
Hayek received an Emmy Award for her directorial debut, "The Maldonado
Miracle," starring Peter Fonda, Mare Winningham and Ruben Blades, which
premiered at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival and aired on Showtime.
Under the banner of her production company, Ventanarosa, Hayek starred and
co-produced In The Time Of Butterflies, for which she received a nomination
from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her performance. Her company
also produced the Mexican feature, No One Writes To The Colonel, which was
based on the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Directed by Arturo Ripstein, the
film was selected for official competition in the 1999 Cannes Film Festival.
Born and raised in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, Hayek had a successful career in
Mexican television before moving to the United States. Her other feature credits
include Hotel, Timecode, Dogma, Wild Wild West, Fools Rush In, 54, From Dusk
Till Dawn, Desperado and Breaking Up.
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