Michelle Rodríguez (born 7/12/1978) known professionally as Michelle Rodriguez, is an American actress. Following on from her breakthrough role in 2000's Girlfight, she is best known for playing tough-girl roles and starring in Hollywood blockbusters such as The Fast and the Furious (2001), Resident Evil (2002), S.W.A.T. (2003), Avatar (2009), Machete (2010) and Battle: Los Angeles (2011), as well as for her role as Ana Lucia Cortez in the television series Lost (2005–2006, 2009, 2010).
Lost: "Michelle Rodriguez (Ana Lucia Cortez). Episode count: 23. Both before and after ‘Lost’, Rodriguez has found film work easy to come by, from ‘The Fast and the Furious’ and ‘Resident Evil’ to ‘Avatar’. She is one of the most typecast stars in Hollywood (sassy, strong-willed action heroine) but work is work."
What sort of roles do you want to play? "Strong, rebellious, wild [ones], I want roles that are about the girl who's feminine and masculine, the girl who's not the girlfriend, the girl who has the boyfriend." - Michelle Rodriguez