In remembrance and appreciation of the life she lived and the differences she made, MLB and HSA present Selena. Selena is a 1997 American biographical drama film about the life and career of the late Tejano music star Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995), a Grammy Award-winning recording artist who was well known in the Mexican-American and Hispanic communities in the United States and Mexico before her death at the age of twenty-three.