History Creator / MichelleRodriguez

22nd Oct '17 2:28:51 PM dlchen145
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Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or a police officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].

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Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978) is a Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or a police officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].
11th Aug '17 1:44:59 PM Fireblood
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Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or an officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].

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Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or an a police officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].



* BiTheWay: Has dated both her male and female costars in the past.

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* BiTheWay: Has She's dated both her male and female costars in the past.



** Her character gets killed off-screen during the ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' franchise, but eventually averts the trope in the post-credit scene of ''Fast Five'', and she returns in the sixth movie.

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** Her character gets killed off-screen during the ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' franchise, but eventually averts the trope in the post-credit post-credits scene of ''Fast Five'', and she returns in the sixth movie.



** Dies on ''Series/{{Lost}}'', though AnyoneCanDie there (and she even cameos in the sixth season... [[spoiler:for scenes in the afterflife]]).

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** Dies Her character dies on ''Series/{{Lost}}'', though AnyoneCanDie there (and she even cameos in the sixth season... [[spoiler:for scenes in the afterflife]]).



* HiddenDepths: Has said that one of the first things she spent money on when she started to "make it" as an actress was buying a whole bunch of books, with science being one of her favourite subjects, in part to make up for what she felt was poor schooling. She also claims that on the set of ''Avatar'' she spent hours talking to James Cameron about biology and technology between takes, just because it interests both of them.
* KubrickStare: Is very fond of giving these in her movies.

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* HiddenDepths: Has She's said that one of the first things she spent money on when she started to "make it" as an actress was buying a whole bunch of books, with science being one of her favourite subjects, in part to make up for what she felt was poor schooling. She also claims that on the set of ''Avatar'' she spent hours talking to James Cameron about biology and technology between takes, just because it interests both of them.
* KubrickStare: Is She's very fond of giving these in her movies.



* SpicyLatina: Currently provides the page image from Film/SWAT.

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* SpicyLatina: Currently She crrently provides the page image from Film/SWAT.



* UnkemptBeauty: Often portrayed as a greasemonkey or other character type who usually stays or otherwise looks dirty.
* VasquezAlwaysDies: Usually plays the tougher girl in a work, and dies for it.

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* UnkemptBeauty: Often She's often portrayed as a greasemonkey or other character type who usually stays or otherwise looks dirty.
* VasquezAlwaysDies: Usually She usually plays the tougher girl in a work, and dies for it.
30th May '17 11:25:39 AM mkmckoy
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** The ''[[WebAnimation/DorklyOriginals Dorkly]]'' article, “[[http://www.dorkly.com/post/60847/these-8-characters-are-definitely-going-to-die These Eight Characters are Definitely Going to Die]]”, includes her by name.
--->'''How They’re Going to Die''': [[FacingTheBulletsOneLiner Sneering into the camera]].
--->'''Why''': Because [[StoryBreakerPower she gets so much shit done, there’s nothing left for the protagonist to do]].
13th May '17 5:38:02 PM LarryMullen
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* TypeCasting: Her roles don't vary much. [[http://www.cracked.com/funny-6301-michelle-rodriguez/ See this Cracked.com article for an analysis]]. She claims it's her own fault for turning down more passive roles.
9th Mar '17 8:33:12 PM JJIncognitus
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%%* SpicyLatina

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%%* SpicyLatina* SpicyLatina: Currently provides the page image from Film/SWAT.
29th Jan '17 3:43:05 AM MrTerrorist
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* BiTheWay: Has dated both her male and female costars in the past.
4th Oct '15 4:39:15 PM Tuckerscreator
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Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or an officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''{{VideoGame/Halo 2}}'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].

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Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or an officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''{{VideoGame/Halo 2}}'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].
4th Oct '15 4:38:55 PM Tuckerscreator
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[[caption-width-right:350:Okay, so she's not obeying the first rule here. Or the second. Or the third, until later.[[note]]And even ''that'''s [[DisneyDeath getting overturned]].[[/note]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Okay, so she's not obeying the first rule here. Or the second. Or the third, until later.[[note]]And even ''that'''s ''that'' [[DisneyDeath getting got overturned]].[[/note]]]]



Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or an officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].

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Latin-American (mother Dominican, father Puerto Rican) actress, best known for playing badass characters (that are often in the army or an officer) in movies such as ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'', ''Film/ResidentEvil'', ''{{VideoGame/Halo 2}}'', ''Film/{{Avatar}}'', and ''Film/{{Machete}}''. She also made a brief foray into television by playing--you guessed it--a badass cop character that dies in ''Series/{{Lost}}''. [[ChronicallyKilledActor Tends to die in movies]], [[VasquezAlwaysDies but at least in a badass way]].



** Her character gets killed off-screen during the ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' franchise, but eventually averts the trope in the post-credit scene of Fast Five, and she returns in the sixth movie.

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** Her character gets killed off-screen during the ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious'' franchise, but eventually averts the trope in the post-credit scene of Fast Five, ''Fast Five'', and she returns in the sixth movie.
14th Sep '15 1:01:41 PM Dragon101
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* HiddenDepths: Has said that one of the first things she spent money on when she started to "make it" as an actress was buying a whole bunch of books, with science being one of her favourite subjects, in part to make up for what she felt was poor schooling. She also claims that on the set of ''Avatar'' she spent hours talking to James Cameron about biology and technology.

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* HiddenDepths: Has said that one of the first things she spent money on when she started to "make it" as an actress was buying a whole bunch of books, with science being one of her favourite subjects, in part to make up for what she felt was poor schooling. She also claims that on the set of ''Avatar'' she spent hours talking to James Cameron about biology and technology.technology between takes, just because it interests both of them.
14th Sep '15 1:00:45 PM Dragon101
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* HiddenDepths: Has said that one of the first things she spent money on when she started to "make it" as an actress was buying a whole bunch of books, with science being one of her favourite subjects, in part to make up for what she felt was poor schooling. She also claims that on the set of ''Avatar'' she spent hours talking to James Cameron about biology and technology.
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