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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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'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 >

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… READ MORE >

- 33 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… READ MORE >

- 54 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 >

- 87 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 >

- 297 days ago
Zac Efron & Michelle Rodriguez -- Make Out Session in Ibiza Nightclub (VIDEO)

Zac Efron & Michelle Rodriguez
Make Out Session in Ibiza Nightclub

Zac Efron and Michelle Rodriguez acted like two horny teenagers Thursday night in Ibiza ... making out in the middle of a nightclub for all to see.Efron and M-Rod have been all over each other the… READ MORE >

- 298 days ago
Justin Bieber -- Now He's Hanging Out With ... Michelle Rodriguez?

Justin Bieber
Now He's Hanging Out With ... Michelle Rodriguez?

In search of someone who could help protect him should Orlando Bloom strike again, Justin Bieber hung out Wednesday on a yacht in Ibiza with none other than Michelle Rodriguez. There's… READ MORE >

- 300 days ago
Selena Gomez -- Cara Delevinge Floats Her Boat ... for Birthday Bash

Selena Gomez
Cara D. Floats Her Boat for Bday Bash

Selena Gomez celebrated her 22nd birthday in St. Tropez with smoking hot model Cara Delevingne -- who famously celebrated  … other stuff with Michelle Rodriguez. Now… READ MORE >

- 307 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Workin' The Pole During Zac Efron Makeout Sesh (PHOTOS)

Michelle Rodriguez
Workin' The Pole During Zac Efron Makeout Sesh (PHOTOS)

Michelle Rodriguez is treating herself to an early birthday present -- Zac Efron -- the two were all over each other Monday during a night of hard partying in Sardinia.Michelle -- who turns 36… READ MORE >

- 321 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Bye Ladies ... Hello Zac Efron's Tongue

Michelle Rodriguez
Bye Ladies ... Hello Zac Efron's Tongue

Michelle Rodriguez is rebounding just fine from her supermodel ex-GF -- just ask Zac Efron's mouth ... which got all up in Michelle's grill during their Italian vacation.35-year-old Michelle was… READ MORE >

- 323 days ago

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