Salma Hayek file photo to Be Knighted in France

Salma Hayek file photo to Be Knighted in France, Report SaysFILE - In this Jan. 14, 2009 file photo, actress Salma Hayek attends the 2008 National Board of Review of Motion Pictures awards gala in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

Actress Salma  has been selected by the French government to be inducted into the National Order of the Legion of Honour with the grade of Chevalier, or "Knight," Fox News Latino reports.Hayek was chosen by French President Nicolas Sarkozy to receive the honor and will be given the medal - the highest in the Legion of Honour - sometime in the next two months at the Elysee Palace in Paris, a source told People magazine. 

The tradition was established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802 to honor outstanding military and civilian conduct.Joining Hayek will be Francois Pinault, her wealthy tycoon father-in-law, who has also been awarded the same honor.

Salma Hayek Workout & Diet

Salma Hayek Workout & DietSalma Hayek (with full name Salma Valgarma Hayek JimĂ©nez-Pinault) was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. She is a Mexican-American actress, a producer, and a director. Here you can learn how she workouts and what type of diet plan she follows: 

Salma Hayek’s Workout Routine. Salma does stretching. Hayek says that she eats properly, so actually she doesn’t need to workout. About her workouts, Salma says:"I do have thighs and a butt. I have cellulite. I fight with it every day. I don’t exercise, I eat pork, Hayek’s Diet Plan". Hayek uses a portion control as well as she follows a balanced diet plan.

Salma Hayek Jimenez was born on September 2, 1966

Salma Hayek Jimenez was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. She is the daughter of Oil Company executive Sami Hayek and Diana Jimenez, a talent scout and opera singer

Salma Hayek had a paternal Lebanese ancestry and a maternal Spanish descent. Raised in a Catholic family, Salma attended the Academy of Sacred Heart in Louisiana until she was ejected for behavioral problems. She then returned to Mexico and then to Texas, where she stayed until 17 years old. She then returned to Mexico to pursue a course in International Relations at the Unibersidad Iberoamericana. Salma Hayek then dropped out of college to purse an acting career.
When she was 23 years old, Salma Hayek landed a lead role in a Mexican daytime drama, “Teresa”, which made her an overnight star in Mexico. In 1994, Salma Hayed starred in the critically acclaimed “El Callejon de los Milagros”, which has won a number awards that no other Mexican movie has beaten. In 1991, Salma Hayek moved to Los Angeles to study professional acting under Stella Adler.

However, it was Robert Rodriguez and Elizabeth Avellan who gave Salma Hayek her first break in Hollywood, landing her the lead role in Desperado (1995). She also played a small, but memorable role in the movie, “From Dusk Till Dawn”.

Actress Salma Hayek gains French knighthood

Actress Salma Hayek gains French knighthood Salma Hayek gained an Oscar nomination for playing artist Frida Kahlo

Film actress Salma Hayek has been awarded one of France's top honours by President Nicolas Sarkozy.Mexican-born Hayek will become a Knight of the Legion d'Honneur at a ceremony in Paris later this year.The 45-year-old's businessman husband, Francois-Henri Pinault, is an associate of Mr Sarkozy, while his father was also honoured in the New Year's list.

Mini Biography Salma Hayek

Mini Biography Salma Hayek The amazing Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico.

Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do Lebanese Mexican businessman father and her Mexican-born opera singing mother. After having seen Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) in a local movie theatre, Salma decided she wanted to become an actress. Her education included a stint at a New Orleans convent school, where she pulled pranks on the nuns by setting their clocks back three hours. She was soon expelled.
Only after attending Mexico City's Universidad Iberoamericana did she feel ready to pursue acting seriously.Mostly Credited As: Salma HayekSometimes Credited As: HayekSelma HayekSalma Hayek-JimenezBirth Name: Salma Hayek JiménezDate Of Birth: September 02, 1966 (Age 45)Country Of Birth: MexicoBirth Place: Coatzacoalcos, VeracruzHeight: 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer TCA Tour

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer TCA Tour Team Taking care of some promotional duties, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer were spotted at the “True Blood” panel as part of the HBO Summer 2011 TCA Tour last night

The married costars fielded questions along with creator Alan Ball, who noted that the new season will be better than ever. Ball told press, "We try to create a world in which vampires are just part of the fabric of the society. So in a production meeting, we’ll say, 'If she’s reading a tabloid, it should be about what just happened in the show.' You know, it should be I’m sure if Russell Edgington went on TV and ripped out a guy’s spine on national TV, it would be in all the media. So it should reflect that.
So we just put together a fake tabloid with that. This year we had a it’s very quick. I don’t know if you even see it. There’s a 'Good Housekeeping' with Nan Flanagan on the cover saying, 'I’m a clean freak.'" Meanwhile, Anna discussed the uniqueness of mixing comedy with horror. "I think that the more you can bring humor into darkness, I mean, I think in real life one of the things I always find is that, if you can laugh through a situation even if it’s incredibly sad or really hard, you know, it’s kind of the way through, and I think that our show uses that in a really great way. Also it’s just kind of really fun for someone to write you in a way that makes you sound incredibly funny!

Anna Paquin Pretties Up the 2011

Anna Paquin Pretties Up the 2011 Stepping out for an evening celebrating the best of television, Anna Paquin joined in on the festivities at the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. The Sookie Stackhouse star received a warm welcome at the Nokia Theatre LA Live venue as she took the stage alongside actor Scott Caan to pass out one of the night's awards.

beginning at 8PM ET. Taking care of hosting duties is "Glee" star Jane Lynch while the ceremony includes special performances by the casts of "Glee" and "Jersey Shore," along with a collaboration by a group dubbed as "The Emmingtons"-with the effort fronted by Zachary Levi, Joel McHale, LL Cool J, Taraji P. Henson, Wilmer Valderrama, Cobie Smulders and Kate Flannery.

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer in Point Honor Gala

Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer in Point Honor Gala Pairing up for a night on the town, Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer were arm-in-arm at Jim Henson Studios in Hollywood, California on Saturday. 

On-hand for the Joel McHale hosted 2011 Point Honor Los Angeles Gala, the "True Blood" co-star couple dressed to impress with Anna in a cute pink number while Stephen donned a blue buttondown shirt with a charcoal suit.The couple's outing comes as Miss Paquin recently spoke with press about her thoughts on phobias - as she believes that seeing other people in a state of fear leads to the disease.

Anna Paquin and Gigandet Miami Mates

Anna Paquin and Gigandet Miami Mates Getting down to work on their new project, Cam Gigandet and Anna Paquin were spotted on the set of “Free Ride” in Miami, Florida yesterday.

The “Twilight” hunk and the “True Blood” babe looked intense as they filmed scenes aboard a boat while fans and paparazzi looked on. “Free Ride” is the story of an abused single mother in the 1970s who moves her daughters to Florida to make a new live for themselves. Unfortunately, the mother gets caught up in the Florida drug trade and all kinds of craziness ensues.

Anna Karenina 'Roll Again to Screen Width

Anna Karenina 'Roll Again to Screen WidthIf you are a fan of the classic novel of the world, surely you've read 'Anna Karenina'. Yup, a novel by Russian author Leo Tolstoy's legendary origin it would again be adapted to the big screen.

As reported by BBC, Tuesday (01-03-2012), the film produced by director 'Pride and Prejudice' Joe Wright. Meanwhile, the script was written by Oscar-winner Tom Stoppard.Character of Anna, a woman who falls in love with a young soldier, will be played by actress Keira Knightley. In the film, he would complain Keira acting with actor Jude Law. 

Jude serves as Anna's husband Aleksei Karenins.In addition to Keira and Jude, the film will also be enlivened by Aaron Johnson. Latest version of 'Anna Karenina' is already started filming in September in Russian and English. The film is scheduled for release in mid 2012.