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Eva Mendes

Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida but raised in Los Angeles, California of Cuban-American heritage. In college, she began acting, studying underneath acting coach Ivana Chubbuck. This led to her desire to appear in feature films. Though taking many smaller roles in movies, she was little known until playing the girlfriend of Denzel Washington'... See full bio »

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2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Lost River
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
 2012 Holy Motors
Kay M
 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
 2011 Fast Five
Monica Fuentes (uncredited)
 2010/I Last Night
 2007 Live!
 2006 Guilty Hearts
 2005/I Hitch
 2001 Training Day
Sara (as Eva Mendez)
 2000 The Disciples (TV Movie)
Maria Serranco
 1999 My Brother the Pig
Matilda (as Eva Mendez)
 1999 V.I.P. (TV Series)
- Val the Hard Way (1999) ... Esmeralda (as Eva Mendez)
 1998 Mortal Kombat: Conquest (TV Series)
- Thicker Than Blood (1998) ... Hanna (as Eva Mendez)
 1998 A Night at the Roxbury
Bridesmaid (as Eva Mendez)
 1998 Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (Video)
Kir (as Eva Mendez)
 1998 ER (TV Series)
- Exodus (1998) ... Donna (as Eva Mendez)
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Other Works:

Cinema commercial (Scandinavia): Cocio chocolate milk. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 11 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eva Mendez


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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I know I walk a fine line between being a respected actor and being what they call a sex symbol. It's a hard one to walk if you want to be known as a real, credible actor. But I've never felt objectified. Nothing you see me do is an accident. I might act like it's an accident, but the opposite is true. I'm incredibly calculated when it comes to my career. See more »


Ranked #12 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2005 list. See more »


Seductive deep voice See more »

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