Michelle Rodriguez is a 38-year-old actress from San Antonio, Texas. She made her presence felt immediately in show business, as her first gig was the lead role in Girlfight. Michelle played Diana Guzman in the 2000 film, and she received rave reviews for her performance of a troubled teen who turned to boxing.[ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”226″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”6″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”1″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show slideshow]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]After Girlfight, Michelle had the full attention of Hollywood, and she picked a fantastic project for her next role. Michelle starred as Leticia “Letty” Ortiz in The Fast and the Furious (2001), which made $207.3 million at the box office against a budget of just $38 million. The movie spawned a gigantic franchise and Michelle would reprise her role several times over. Besides the original, Michelle has played Letty in Fast & Furious (2009), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015), and The Fate of the Furious (2017).
When Michelle’s not driving cars like a madwoman, some of her other notable roles have been Rain Ocampo in Resident Evil (2002) and Resident Evil: Retribution (2012), Eden in Blue Crush (2002), Officer Chris Sanchez in S.W.A.T. (2003), Ana Lucia Cortez in Lost (2005-06, 2009-10), Captain Trudy Chacon in Avatar (2009), Luz/Shé in Machete (2010) and Machete Kills (2013), and Technical Sergeant Elana Santos in Battle: Los Angeles (2011).
With The Fate of the Furious set to hit theaters in the US on April 14, 2017, now is the perfect time to admire some of Michelle’s best pictures. Check out the hottest photos of the sexy, butt-kicking badass in the gallery above.