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Creator / Michelle Rodriguez

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1. Michelle Rodriguez's closet is filled wall to wall with nothing but black tank tops.
2. Michelle Rodriguez is always a cop. Except when she's a Marine.
3. Michelle Rodriguez has a nasty habit of getting herself killed all the time.

Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978) is a Latina Americannote  actress best known for playing stoic, badass Action Girl characters (that are often in the army or a police officer) in movies such as The Fast and the Furious franchise, Resident Evil (2002), Avatar, and Machete. She also made a brief foray into television by playing — you guessed it — a badass cop character that dies in Lost. She tends to die often in movies, but at least in a badass way.

She came out as bisexual in 2013 casually during an interview, and has supported LGBT+ causes, though she's unwilling to discuss her personal life further, disliking the news media's focus on her sexuality.

Rodriguez has said she was a comic book nerd growing up, reading many and collecting cards. She really loved to draw superheroes, and still draws a lot. Later, she also frequently played Dungeons & Dragons (and ended up co-starring in Honor Among Thieves, the 2023 reboot of the film series adapting the game). Definitely One of Us.


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