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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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Gwyneth vs. Michelle: Who'd You Rather?

Gwyneth vs. Michelle
Who'd You Rather?

Believe it or not, but Gwyneth Paltrow, 37, and Michelle Rodriguez, 32, were both at the same event in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

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M-Rod: They're Real, Wanna Feel?

M-Rod:
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They're real and they're spectacular -- and yesterday in NYC, Michelle Rodriguez was beggin' our photographer to have some hands-on interaction with her rack.Don't worry, our guy knew better.... READ MORE >

- 1818 days ago
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- 1929 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez -- Mouthing Off

Michelle Rodriguez -- Mouthing Off

Pap: "How's the community service going?"M-Rod: "How's the d**k sucking going?"You stay classy, Michelle. See Also Michelle Rodriguez: The Trash & The Furious  READ MORE >

- 1966 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez: The Trash & The Furious

Michelle Rodriguez: The Trash & The Furious

Michelle Rodriguez's work is garbage ... literally.The demure 30-year-old probation violator fulfilled her court-ordered community service by picking up the debris on the side of an L.A. freeway… READ MORE >

- 2024 days ago
Lost Chick on DUIs: I'm Not as Dumb as the Others

Lost Chick on DUIs: I'm Not as Dumb as the Others

She's not swearing off booze (and who would?!) but "Lost" newbie Rebecca Mader has a novel way to avoid the show's dreaded DUI curse -- don't drive!Someone please tell Daniel Dae Kim, Michelle… READ MORE >

- 2093 days ago
Michelle Rodriguez's Inebriation Sophisitication

Michelle Rodriguez's Inebriation Sophisitication

After asking Michelle Rodriguez about the highest she ever blew into a breathalizer, our photog barely understood a word the "Lost" actress was saying yesterday -- and not just because some of it… READ MORE >

- 2143 days ago
Love and an Elevator

Love
And an Elevator

The ladies took front and center today in the Thirty Mile Zone -- and while Warren G got trapped in an elevator full of freaked out chicks, Jeffrey Ross let us know the kind of girl he's into… READ MORE >

- 2143 days ago
Someone Get M-Rod a Bar of Soap!

Someone Get M-Rod a Bar of Soap!

There's something dirtier about Michelle Rodriguez than her double-DUI rap sheet. No, not that -- her filthy mouth!insertBCSinglePlayer(1747186441);Even more surprising than her linguistic skills… READ MORE >

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