Posts tagged "Hollywood"

Elizabeth Peña, Latina actress gone too soon

Elizabeth Peña, Latina actress gone too soon
Elizabeth Peña was a Latina actress and pioneer. The actress who died Tuesday in Los Angeles at 55 performed in many roles where she broke stereotypes. Among my favorites were “Lone Star” and “Tortilla Soup.” She also co-starred in “Jacob’s Ladder” and “La Bamba.” The Cuban-American actress started her career in 1979 in a movie... Read more »

Salma Hayek was an undocumented immigrant, but for most Mexicans there is no Hollywood ending.

Salma Hayek in V magazine Mexican actress Salma Hayek admitted in a recent interview with V magazine that she was once an undocumented immigrant. In 1991, she moved to Los Angeles to study acting and her visa expired. “I was an illegal immigrant in the United States,” Hayek told the Spanish edition of V magazine,... Read more »