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Salma Hayek Wants You To Call Her 'Hot'

6/8/2015 6:05pm EDT
Salma Haye
Salma Hayek was awarded for a "Decade of Hotness" at Saturday's Spike TV Guy's Choice Awards. Which (and you can probably guess from the name) is meant to congratulate her on being a sex symbol for an entire decade.

And when you're over 40 (Hayek is 48) being appreciated for your hotness feels pretty terrific. However, as the Mexican bombshell explained, she didn't always feel that way. "When you start you're like, 'No, I want them to see me for my talent, and know me as an actress,' " Hayek said at the awards show (via People).

She gave an example: the first time she was ever called a "b...

10 Sexy Photos Of Salma Hayek In Honor Of Cinco De Mayo

5/5/2011 3:00pm EDT
Salma Hayek
Widely considered to be the first Mexican actress to become a Hollywood movie star since Dolores Del Rio, Salma Hayek is known for bringing a fiery presence and striking, dark-eyed beauty to the screen.

A soap star in her native Mexico, Hayek risked her entire career to come to L.A., where she struggled to be taken seriously.

Her discovery by director Robert Rodriguez, who cast her in his 1995 film "Desperado," gave Hayek her breakthrough, and she subsequently gained a reputation as one of Hollywood's sexiest and busiest actresses.

Q&A: Danny Trejo Talks ‘Babes, Bullets & Blood’ In 'Death Race 2,’ Helping Kids & More

1/18/2011 11:10am EST
Danny Trejo
Danny Trejo is a Mexican American character actor with a colorful past. The 66-year-old, spent time in prison during the 1960s, where he won the state prison titles in lightweight and welterweight boxing divisions. During this time he became involved with a twelve-step program, which he credits with helping him overcome his drug addiction.

After leaving prison, Trejo went on to become a drug counselor. His role as a counselor led to a chance encounter with an old friend from prison on the set of the movie “Runaway Train” in 1985. The film’s writer asked Trejo to teach boxing to the ac...

Happy 50th Birthday, Antonio Banderas!

8/10/2010 8:36am EDT
Antonio Banderas
Celebrations are in order - it's Antonio Banderas' 50th birthday! The star was born Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas in Spain 50 years ago today and dreamed of being a professional soccer star until a broken foot ended his sporting dreams - and put him on the path to Tinseltown.

After launching his acting career on the Spanish stage, Banderas found fame in Hollywood with roles in hit movies including "Desperado," "The Mask of Zorro" and the "Shrek" franchise, making him one of Spain's most successful exports.

Now, as Banderas reaches a new milestone, WENN takes a look back at his life with...

The 'That Guy' Encyclopedia, Letters L Through Z

5/29/2008 10:45am EDT
Danny Trejo
Throughout cinematic history, there has been a plethora of actors that, for some reason or another, never become a household name. So here is a cheat sheet of sorts, a brief encyclopedia on "That Guy." Part Two: Letters L-Z. If you missed the first installment, you can check it out here.

Stubborn General or Muslim, Harry Lennix

Lennix played Lock, the unbelieving general in Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions. He appeared in short bursts in TV shows such as Diagnosis Murder and ER before a longer stay on Commander in Chief. He played a Moor in Titus and a Muslim in 24. He is currently s...

The Best & Worst Films By Quentin Tarantino

4/24/2008 8:30am EDT
Quentin Tarantino
The serendipitous career of eccentric movie producer, director and writer Quentin Tarantino is a complex one. Tarantino has made a name for himself by creating nonlinear storylines and filming multiple perspectives from different characters in his movies - a technique that strays from the more commonly used straight-time storyline.

His films are not off the wall, but they invoke an element of surprise that comes from the small details within a scene that catches one off guard and by adding mysterious elements that never get explained. A good example of this was in Pulp Fiction when M...