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Mary J. Blige is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, model, record producer and actress. She started her career as a backing singer on Uptown Records in 1989.
Salma Hayek is a film actress, producer, and former model. She began her career in Mexico starring in the telenovela Teresa and starred in the film El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley) for which she was nominated for an Ariel Award.
In 1991 Hayek moved to Hollywood and came to prominence with roles in movies such as Desperado (1995), horror movie From Dusk Till Dawn (1996), Dogma (1999), and Wild Wild West (1999).
Hayek’s breakthrough role was in the 2002 film Frida as Mexican painter Frida Kahlo for which she was nominated in the category of Best Actress for an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Golden Globe Award.
Frida is a 2002 American biopic drama film directed by Julie Taymor, depicting the professional and private life of the surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, who lived from 1907 to 1954..
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