Though she was lucky to meet Robert Rodriguez whose ancestors also came from Mexico. Not less successful was the director's debut of Salma. The American directors just refused to offer the actress leading roles, considering that a Mexican can't be the central character in the movie. After the premiere Hayek instantly became the most famous and popular actress of her country. Salma is pictured here as a young actress who does not yet know just how famous she is about to get.
She was raised in a wealthy Roman Catholic family in Veracruz, and ended up being sent to the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Louisiana at the age of
In future star went to Los Angeles to study acting. So that leaves a large part of her youth when she was famous only in her native Mexico. But even one seat was enough for the family of Hayek because her father put his daughter upon his shoulders so that the girl could freely enjoy cinematography. How to Be a Latin Lover. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Alright, yes, this is another press shot from Desperado.