18th Annual Imagen Awards - Winners

Beverly Hilton Hotel
Date Awards Held: 
Friday, May 23, 2003


  • Best Picture: Frida
  • Best Director: Robert Rodriguez, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
  • Best Actor: Alfred Molina, Frida
  • Best Actress: Salma Hayek, Frida
  • Best Supporting Actor: Luis Guzman, Punch Drunk Love
  • Best Supporting Actress: Lupe Ontiveros, Real Women Have Curves
  • Best Film Documentary: Los Zafiros


  • Best Primetime Series - Drama: NYPD Blue (Steven Bochco Productions/ABC)
  • Best Primetime Series - Comedy: George Lopez (Warner Bros. Televisison/ABC)
  • Best Mini Series or Television Movie: Almost A Woman (PBS)
  • Best Television Documentary: The Palladium, Where Mambo Was King (Bravo)
  • Best Actor: Michael DeLorenzo, Resurrection Blvd. (Showtime)
  • Best Actress: Wanda de Jesus, Almost a Woman (PBS)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Freddy Rodriguez, Six Feet Under (HBO)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Lana Parrilla, Boomtown (NBC)
  • Best Variety Special: LATV Live! (KJLA Channel 57)
  • Best Children's Animated Programming: Dora the Explorer (Nickelodeon)
  • Best Children's Non-Animated Programming: The Brothers Garcia (Nickelodeon)
  • Best Local Informational Programming: Death of a Hero: The Enrique Camarena Story (Manny Medrano/KNBC)
  • Best National Informational Programming: Urban Latino TV (Urban Latino TV)
  • Best On-Air Advertising: Library - Verizon (La Agencia de Orci & Associates)
  • Best Live Theatrical Production: Veteranos, A Legacy of Valor (Danny Haro)
  • Best Theatrical Short or Student Film: White Like the Moon (Marina Gonzalez Palimier)

Outstanding Achievement

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Celia Cruz
  • Creative Achievement Award: Salma Hayek
  • Norman Lear Writer's Award: Robert Rodriguez
  • President's Award: Wells Fargo