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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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Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.

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2 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hitch
Hitch Sara
(2005)
2 Fast 2 Furious
2 Fast 2 Furious Monica Fuentes
(2003)
The Other Guys
The Other Guys Dr. Sheila Gamble
(2010)

Filmography

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 2014 Lost River
Cat
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie)
Jennifer
 2012 Holy Motors
Kay M
 2011 Drunk History Christmas (Short)
Ma
 2011 Fast Five
Monica Fuentes (uncredited)
 2010/I Last Night
Laura
 2007 Live!
Katy
 2006 Guilty Hearts
Gabriella
 2005/I Hitch
Sara
 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)
Esmeralda
- Val the Hard Way (1999) ... Esmeralda (as Eva Mendez)
 1998 Mortal Kombat: Conquest (TV Series)
Hanna
- 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)
Donna
- Exodus (1998) ... Donna (as Eva Mendez)
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Other Works:

Print ad: Appeared naked in anti-fur PETA campaign "Fur? I'd rather go naked" See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Eva Mendez

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't go to premieres. I attend film openings I'm in, and that's about it. Fame and celebrity doesn't matter to me. The longevity of my career does. See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #7 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2007 list. See more »

Trademark:

Natural brunette hair See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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