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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 65 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 >

- 100 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 >

- 126 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- I'm Not as Electric as I Used to Be! (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
I'm Not as Electric as I Used to Be!

Michelle Rodriguez perplexed our photog Friday night as she left Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood ... suspiciously behind the wheel of a Mercedes. We say suspiciously, because the awesome… READ MORE >

- 223 days ago
'Furious 7' Stunt Crew -- VICTORY!!!  We're Finally Getting Credit

'Furious 7' Stunt Crew
VICTORY!!! We're Finally Getting Credit

The overlooked stunt crew from Furious 7 can finally hold their heads high and revel in the success of their billion dollar movie ... because the studio will be adding their names to the ending… READ MORE >

- 289 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- 'Furious 7' Stunt Crew Should All Be Represented in Credits (VIDEO)

Michelle Rodriguez
'Furious 7' Stunt Crew Should All Be Represented in Credits

Michelle Rodriguez is taking up the cause of the people who make her look good on camera … saying the stunt crew of "Furious 7" needs to have their names in the credits ... so they can get… READ MORE >

- 295 days ago
'Furious 7' Stars Pull Huge Hollywood Heist ... Stealing the Spotlight (TMZ TV)

'Furious 7' Stars
Pull Huge Hollywood Heist ... Stealing Spotlight[TMZ TV]

Everything in Hollywood stopped for the "Furious 7" premiere ... and it was sheer insanity! Vin Diesel and The Rock were throwing up high-fives -- Ludacris was dancing around,  and fans… READ MORE >

- 315 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Note to Minorities ... STOP STEALING WHITE SUPERHERO ROLES!!

Michelle Rodriguez
Note to Minorities ... Stop Stealing White Superhero Roles!!

Michelle Rodriguez has a different take in the lack of diversity in Hollywood ... she thinks it's ridiculous to make things right by making superheros less white. Rodriguez was cruising out… READ MORE >

- 349 days ago
Zac Efron And Michelle Rodriguez -- Kissa Kissa in Ibiza

Zac & Michelle
Kissa Kissa in Ibiza

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez got so hot and heavy while making out in a packed Ibiza nightclub that some of us are starting to believe this romance is real.But real good or real bad (for… READ MORE >

- 559 days ago

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