Michelle Rodriguez Profile:
Mayte Michelle Rodriguez best known professionally as Michelle Rodriguez with nickname The Tough Girl, Rodriguez, Michelle, Mayte was born July 12, 1978 (astrological sign/star sign (zodiac): Cancer) at her hometown in Bexar County, Texas (TX), United State of America (USA). Michelle Rodriguez is a beautiful American (film, movie, television) actress, female model (top and popular model, cosmetic model, commercial model (advertisement model), beauty model, international model, bikini (beachwear) model, swimsuit (swimwear) model, fashion model, star model, magazine cover model, cover girl model, supermodel), Hollywood star (superstar), and top women celebrity. She has a hair color: fabulous extra black, eyes color: gorgeous dark brown, height: 5′ 4¾” (164 cm), measurements: 34-25-34, assets: perfect sweet beauty, pretty face, fabulous extra black hair, gorgeous dark brown eyes, charming and sweet smile, nice skill, great talent, good achievement, and her name popular and famous for her performances in the world of international entertainment and modeling, claim to fame: “Girlfight”, “The Fast and the Furious”, “Resident Evil”, hobbies: fighting sport, martial art sport, singing in the karaoke, watching movie/film in cinema and home theatre, listening music, movie/film acting, writing, photography acting, pose in front of the camera, and active in the world of international entertainment and modeling.
Following on from her breakthrough role on 2000 drama film, “Girlfight”, Michelle Rodriguez is best known for her role as a tough-girl and starring in Hollywood blockbusters such as “The Fast and the Furious”, “S.W.A.T.”, “Avatar”, “Machete and Battle: Los Angeles”, as well as for her role as Ana Lucia Cortez in the television series “Lost” (2005 until 2006, 2009 until 2010).
Michelle Rodriguez Biography:
In her early life, Michelle Rodriguez was born July 12, 1978 with birth name is Mayte Michelle Rodriguez at her hometown in Bexar County, Texas (TX), United State of America (USA). Michelle Rodriguez is the daughter of Carmen Milady (née Pared), a native of the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodriguez, a Puerto Rican who served in the United States Army. Michelle Rodriguez has a total of ten siblings and half-siblings. Michelle Rodriguez moved to the Dominican Republic with her mother when Michelle Rodriguez was eight and lived in Puerto Rico until the age of eleven, later settling in Jersey City, New Jersey.
In her personal life, Michelle Rodriguez dropped out of high school but later earned her General Educational Development (GED); in total Michelle Rodriguez was expelled from five schools. Michelle Rodriguez briefly attended business school before quitting to pursue a career in acting, with the ultimate goal of becoming a writer and director.
In her career, having run across an ad for an open casting call and attending her first audition, Michelle Rodriguez beat 350 other applicants to win her first role in the low-budget 2000 independent film, “Girlfight”. With her performance as Diana Guzman, a troubled teen who decides to channel her aggression by training to become a boxer, Michelle Rodriguez accumulated several awards and nominations for the role in independent circles, including major acting accolades from the National Board of Review, Deauville Film Festival, Independent Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, Las Vegas Film Critics Sierra Awards, and many others. The film itself took home a top prize at the Sundance and won Award of the Youth at the Cannes Film Festival.
Subsequently, Michelle Rodriguez has had notable roles in other successful movies, including “The Fast and the Furious”, “Resident Evil”, “Blue Crush”, and “S.W.A.T.”. Michelle Rodriguez on 2004 lent her voice to the video game “Halo 2″, playing as a Marine. Michelle Rodriguez also provided the voice of Liz Ricarro in the Cartoon Network series “IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (IGPX インモータル・グランプリ, Ai Jī Pī Ekkusu Inmōtaru Guranpuri)”. From 2005 to 2006, Michelle Rodriguez role as a tough cop Ana Lucia Cortez on the television series “Lost” during the show’s second season (the character’s first appearance was a flashback on season 1′s finale, “Exodus: Part 1″), and returned for a cameo in the second episode of the show’s fifth season “The Lie” on 2009 and again in the penultimate episode of the series “What They Died For” on 2010. Michelle Rodriguez on 2006 was featured in her own episode of G4 (TV channel)’s show Icons.
Michelle Rodriguez on 2008 appeared in “Battle in Seattle” alongside Charlize Theron. Michelle Rodriguez next appeared in the fourth installment of the “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, which was titled simply “Fast & Furious” and released to theaters on April 3, 2009. Michelle Rodriguez starred in James Cameron’s high-budget sci-fi adventure film “Avatar”, which was released to theaters on December 18, 2009. The film became the highest-grossing film in history and Michelle Rodriguez’s most successful film to date.
Michelle Rodriguez filmed “Trópico de Sangre”, an independent film based on the Dominican Republic’s historic Mirabal sisters who were assassinated on 1960 by the Dominican dictator Trujillo for opposing his rule, the same year. Michelle Rodriguez on 2010 appeared in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete, which also co-starred Danny Trejo, Robert DeNiro and Steven Seagal. The film was opened to mostly positive reviews and earned $44 million in the box-office on a $10 million budget. Michelle Rodriguez on 2011 appeared with Aaron Eckhart in the science fiction film “Battle: Los Angeles” which grossed over $200 million in the worldwide box ofiice, becoming a blockbuster success. As of 20 July 2010, Michelle Rodriguez’s films have grossed $1,272,734,719 in the United State of America (USA) and $3,686,521,043 worldwide.
In writing, Michelle Rodriguez is currently working on two screenplays. One is a family film based on a concept which Michelle Rodriguez describes as “a 2012 story about purity and animals and children” and the other is a revision of an American remake of the 1997 German film “Bandits” which she describes as a film “about four girls who break out of jail and get chased across the country by the feds and by this MTV-like representative”.
In her notable rankings, Several times over the course of her career, Michelle Rodriguez has been ranked in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women In The World”, Maxim magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women”, and People en Español magazine’s “50 Más Bellos” (People en Español is a People (magazine) in the Spanish-language), and was ranked #74 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2009″.
(Michelle Rodriguez Profile and Biography source: MadeMan.com, Zimbio.Com, FanPix.Net, and Wikipedia.Org)
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