Salma Hayek Pictures - Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez de Pinault is a Mexican American film actress, director and producer. Salma Hayek from Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses. Salma Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, on 2nd September, 1966. Hayek's charitable work includes increasing awareness on violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.