Thursday, September 8, 2011

Eva Mendes Pictures

Eva Mendes born March 5, 1974 is an American actress. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series of minor roles and performances in several smaller films such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) and Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), she broke into the mainstream, appearing in leading roles in Hollywood releases, such as Training Day (2001); 2 Fast 2 Furious, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Stuck on You (all 2003); Hitch (2005); Ghost Rider and We Own the Night (both 2007); The Spirit (2008); Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009); The Other Guys and Last Night (both 2010).

Eva Mendes was born in Miami, Florida, to Cuban parents, and was raised in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale by her mother after her parents' divorce; Eva Mendes has said that her mother "suffered so much to make my life OK" during her early years. Eva Mendes was raised a Roman Catholic and aspired to be a nun. She is also fluent in Spanish.[citation needed]

Eva Mendes never saw herself as an actress while she was young and pursued other interests.[citation needed] She attended Hoover High School in Glendale and later attended California State University, Northridge to study marketing, but dropped out after wanting to begin an acting career. She studied acting under Ivana Chubbuck.

Eva Mendes Pictures

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