Michelle Rodriguez Biography (1978-)

Full name, Michelle Marie Rodriguez; born July 12, 1978, in Bexar County, TX;raised in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Jersey City, NJ; daughterof Rafael (in the military) and Carmen Rodriguez. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.; Publicist: True Public Relations, 6725 Sunset Blvd., Suite 570, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, voice performer
Birth Details
July 12, 1978
Texas, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Diana Guzman, Girlfight, Screen Gems, 2000
  • Letty, The Fast and the Furious (also known as Racer X, Reline, and Street Wars), Universal, 2001
  • Eden, Blue Crush (also known as Surf Girls, Surf Girls of Maui, and Untitled Surf Project), Universal, 2002
  • Rain Ocampo, Resident Evil (also known as Resident Evil: GroundZero and Resident Evil the Movie), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2002
  • Chris Sanchez, S.W.A.T., Columbia, 2003
  • Teresa, Control, Lions Gate Films, 2004
  • Voice, Sian Ka'an (animated), Paramount, 2005
  • Katarin, BloodRayne, Romar Entertainment, 2006
  • Nicki, The Breed, First Look Media, 2006
  • Mariah, Grapefruit Moon, Americana Productions/My Own Worst Enemy,2007
  • Some sources cite appearances in Cradle Will Rock, Buena Vista, 1999; For Love of the Game, MCA/Universal, 1999; and Summer of Sam (also known as The Son of Sam), Buena Vista, 1999.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Voice of Liz Ricardo, IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (anime; also knownas IGPX and Immortal Grand Prix), Cartoon Network, beginning 2003
  • Ana-Lucia Cortez, Lost, ABC, 2005-
  • Movies
  • Salgado (cab driver), 3 A.M., Showtime, 2001
  • Specials
  • Herself, The Fast and the Furious Movie Special, Black Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Herself, Sizzlin' Sixteen 2001, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Herself, Women of the Beach, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Herself, E! Entertainer of the Year 2003, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 10th Annual IFP Gotham Awards, Bravo, 2000
  • The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2001
  • Presenter, 17th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, Independent Film Channel, 2002
  • Presenter, 2002 ABC World Stunt Awards, ABC, 2002
  • Presenter, Third Annual Taurus World Stunt Awards, USA Network, 2003
  • 2004 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2004
  • 2004 Taurus World Stunt Awards, 2004
  • Video Game Awards 2004, Spike TV, 2004
  • The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, CBS, 2005
  • 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (also known as Screen Actors Guild 12th Annual Awards), TNT and TBS, 2006
  • Television Guest Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001, 2002, 2006
  • Herself, "S.W.A.T.," HBO First Look, HBO, 2003
  • Herself, Tinseltown TV, International Channel, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Herself, Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2004
  • Punk'd, MTV, 2005
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Herself, Film-Fest DVD: Issue 5--Cannes 2000 & SXSW, 2000
  • Herself, Playing Dead: "Resident Evil" from Game to Screen, Columbia/TriStar Home Video, 2002
  • Music Videos
  • Ja Rule, "Always on Time," c. 2001
  • Lenny Kravitz, "If I Could Fall in Love," 2002
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Rosie Velasco, True Crime: Streets of LA, Activision, 2003
  • Voice of Calita, Driv3r (also known as Driver 3), Infogrames Entertainment, 2004
  • Voice of marine, Halo 2, Microsoft, 2004

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Cosmopolitan, October, 2000, pp. 218-20
    • Femme Fatales, September, 2001, pp. 13-14
    • Gallery, December, 2002, pp. 62-64
    • Interview, September, 2000, p. 165; September, 2003, pp. 206-209
    • Movieline, October, 2000, pp. 56-57
    • Newsweek, October 2, 2000, p. 71
    • People Weekly, November 6, 2000, p. 182; October 17, 2005, p. 143
    • Talk, June/July, 2000
    • Time, October 2, 2000, p. 88
    • Time Out New York, 5, September 28, 2000
    • TV Guide, November 28, 2005, pp. 14-18

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