She got her big break in Robert Rodriguez's film Desperado, which put her on a road to stardom that ultimately led to her dream role producing and starring as Frida Kahlo, earning her an Oscar nomination. Now, the star produces original content for Latino audiences, and her biggest success came with the hit TV series Ugly Betty. She recently costarred with Benicio Del Toro and Demian Bichir in Savages. She's set to appear next in Here Comes the Boom, Grown Ups 2 and Sweet Spot.
Fun Fact: Executives repeatedly told her she didn’t have a chance in Hollywood.