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Michelle Rodriguez

Mayte Michelle Rodríguez (born July 12, 1978) is an American actress. Following her breakout role in Girlfight (2000), she has played tough girls and starred in Hollywood blockbusters such as The Fast and the Furious (2001), Resident Evil (2002), S.W.A.T. (2003), Avatar and Fast & Furious (2009), Machete (2010), Battle: Los Angeles (2011), Resident Evil: Retribution (2012), Fast Six (2013), and Machete Kills (2013). She is also known for her role as Ana Lucia Cortez in the second season of the television series Lost (2005–2010). Rodriguez was born in San Antonio, Texas. Her mother, Carmen Milady (née Pared Espinal), is a native of the Dominican Republic, and her father, Rafael Rodriguez, is Puerto Rican and served in the United States Army. She has a total of ten siblings and half-siblings. She was partly raised by her devoutly religious maternal grandmother and was brought up a Jehovah's Witness (her mother's religion), though she has since abandoned that faith. Rodriguez moved to the Dominican Republic with her mother when she was eight and lived there until the age of eleven, later settling in Jersey City, New Jersey. She dropped out of high school but later earned her GED; in

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Michelle Rodriguez -- I Have Monkeys In My Head ... I Have To Do Psychedelics!!! (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
I Have Monkeys In My Head ... I Have To Do Psychedelics!!!

Michelle Rodriguez is a real trip when she talks about her experiences with psychedelics. The video was deleted from "The Reality of Truth" ... the documentary in which Michelle got deep… READ MORE >

Michelle Rodriguez -- Being Born a Woman ... Like Being Born a Slave (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
Being Born a Woman Like Being Born a Slave

Michelle Rodriguez did not mince words about the disparity between men and women when paycheck Friday comes along ... it's just a man's world. Michelle was leaving LAX Thursday when our photog… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Scott Eastwood Is No Paul Walker (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
Scott Eastwood Is No Paul Walker

Michelle Rodriguez could not be clearer ... no one can fill Paul Walker's shoes in the 8th 'Fast & Furious' flick ... not even Scott Eastwood. Eastwood's onboard for the new flick,… READ MORE >

- 107 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- I'm So Sorry ... My Paul Walker Death Remark Was Exploited (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
I'm So Sorry ... My Paul Walker Death Remark Was Exploited

Michelle Rodriguez regrets working with the documentary filmmakers who she says took advantage of a "deep moment" -- her revelation about Paul Walker's death. Rodriguez told a photog in Bev… READ MORE >

- 114 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- I'm Jealous Paul Walker Died First (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
I'm Jealous Paul Walker Died First

Michelle Rodriguez has deep regrets about Paul Walker's death ... she's upset he went before her. Michelle did an interview about her recent experience under the influence of a psychedelic… READ MORE >

- 117 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Yeah, I Shaved My Pits ... But NOT Just for Oscars (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
Yeah, I Shaved My Pits ... But NOT Just for Oscars

Michelle Rodriguez was all cleaned up for Oscar night -- specifically in the armpit area -- and she's blaming her smooth look on peer pressure. The notoriously unshaven star attended the… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Wins Hairy Armpits Competition (PHOTO)

Michelle Rodriguez
Wins Hairy Pits Competition

Michelle Rodriguez didn't actually take the prize -- but she would have if Cancun held a Hottest/Hairiest Pageant. Michelle rang in the new year by frolicking in the waves with her new friend… READ MORE >

- 208 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Armpit Hair Growing Fast, Possibly Furious (PHOTO)

Michelle Rodriguez
Armpit Hair Growing Fast ... And Possibly Furious

Michelle Rodriguez proudly showed off her unshaven armpit Tuesday, captioning the pic, "Grew my armpit hairs gotta love it... Hmm yum." We'll take her word for it on the "love" part. Definitely… READ MORE >

- 234 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- LGBT Critics Lighten Up ... My Movie is Progress (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
LGBT Critics Lighten Up ... My Movie is Progress

Michelle Rodriguez says members of the LGBT community who are upset over her gender reassignment movie "Tomboy" are missing a big point. GLAAD is upset about the movie's storyline ... a male… READ MORE >

- 269 days ago
Top 10 Kick Ass GIFS From Demi Lovato’s New 'Confident' Music Video

Top 10 Kick Ass GIFS
From Demi Lovato’s NEW 'Confident' Music Video

Demi Lovato is no longer cool for the summer…she’s fierce for the fall!  Demi dropped her new music video featuring Michelle Rodriguez and there’s a whole lot of sexiness… READ MORE >

- 295 days ago

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