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Eva Mendes

Mostly Credited As: Eva Mendes
Sometimes Credited As: Eva Mendez

Birth Name: Eva Mendes
Date Of Birth: March 05, 1974 (Age 40)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: USA
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)



Eva Mendes was born in Miami in 1974. She is of Cuban descent. Her parents divorced when she was still a kid, and thus she along with her mother and two sisters and a brother moved to Los Angeles. Eva considers herself to be a devout Catholic, although some of the dogmas (like marriage) are not for her, as she claims. She even considered becoming a nun, and never an actress.

After school she entered California State University, where she studied marketing. She ended up not graduating from it, as she was persuaded by an agent to try acting. Her career started with commercials and music videos for Will Smith, Pet Shop Boys and Aerosmith. She was then noticed and her major breakthrough was in the film that won an Oscar for Mr. Denzel Washington “Training Day.” She was then ushered into the big screen business with both leading and supporting roles in such films as Stuck on You, Hitch, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Ghost Rider, Bad Lieutenant, We Own the Night, becoming one of the most sought-after actresses in the business.

In 2008 she launches her line of bedding, which can be purchased in the Macy’s network.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Half the Sky (2012)As: Herself
Guys Choice (2007)As: Herself (Hottest Eva 2008)
Episode Cast Credits 

Access Hollywood (1996) 
  Season 17, Episode 215 17x215: (Apr/03/2014) As Herself 

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 108 39x108: (Apr/02/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Queen Latifah Show (2013) 
  Eva Mendes Unveils Her Spring Fashion Line. Plus, Queen Tastes Bizarre Foods With Dominic Monaghan and Andrew Zimmern 01x117: (Mar/26/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  Eva Mendes, Fred Stobaugh, guest co-host Luke Bryan 17x09: (Sep/19/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Conan (2010) 
  Auto-Corrective Asphyxiation 03x77: (Apr/18/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  The Twin Horrors of Professor Blurryvision 01x86: (May/04/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Dead Fish 01x11: (Nov/24/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Eva Mendes 18x38: (Mar/27/2013) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Eva Mendes 08x155: (Dec/08/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Talk (2010) 
  Season 2, Episode 165 02x165: (May/11/2012) As Herself, [Co-Guest Stars]

Chelsea Lately (2007) 
  Eva Mendes 05x80: (May/26/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Eva Mendes, storm chaser Reed Timmer, Tedeschi Trucks Band 19x86: (May/16/2011) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Eva Mendes, Isiah Mustafa, Robert Cray 18x96: (Jul/28/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Eva Mendes, Chris Matthews, Shinedown 16x177: (Sep/05/2008) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Eva Mendes, Marjorie Johnson, Barry Manilow 16x28: (Oct/31/2007) As Herself 

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  Series 2, Show 4 02x04: (Sep/16/2010) As Herself 
  Series 2, Show 2 02x02: (Sep/14/2010) As Herself 

The Circle (2010) 
  Season 1, Episode 1 01x01: (Feb/09/2010) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  Eva Mendes, Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi 01x108: (Nov/20/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Eva Mendes, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, The Dead Weather 01x14: (Jun/18/2009) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Barry Manilow, Alan Davies, Eva Mendes 17x02: (Sep/11/2009) As Herself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Season 20, Episode 75 27x80: (Dec/19/2008) As Herself 
  Christopher Meloni; Eva Mendes; Jeff Probst 27x10: (Sep/12/2008) As Herself 
  Jeff Probst, Janet Jackson, Eva Mendes 26x30: (Oct/12/2007) As Herself 
  Eva Mendes 25x119: (Feb/15/2007) As Herself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Eva Mendes, Ken Mink, Fleet Foxes 16x54: (Dec/16/2008) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Eva Mendes, Luke Russert, The Fab Faux 15x162: (Sep/12/2008) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Jon Bon Jovi, Eva Mendes, Klaxons 15x19: (Oct/11/2007) As Herself 

This Morning (1988) 
  October 14, 2008 21x32: (Oct/14/2008) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Stephen Colbert, Eva Mendes, Queens of the Stone Age 15x22: (Oct/10/2007) As Herself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Halle Berry, Eva Mendes, Jaoquin Phoenix, Debbie Harry 57x22: (Oct/09/2007) As Herself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Eva Mendes; Chris Bohjalian. 08x120: (Feb/16/2007) As Herself 

The Megan Mullally Show (2006) 
  Eva Mendes, "So You Think You Can Dance", Granny Basketball 01x02: (Sep/19/2006) As Herself 

Oprah (1986) 
  Oprah's Bad Hair Day 20x19: (Oct/13/2005) As Herself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Eva Mendes, RZA, Chingy 04x16: (Feb/17/2005) As Herself 
  Eva Mendes, Jimmy Johnson, Pete Yorn 02x108: (Oct/07/2003) As Herself 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Tori Spelling, Eva Mendes, Carter Oosterhouse 01x98: (Feb/09/2005) As Herself 

Good Day Live (2001) 
  Brooke Burns; Eva Mendes 04x103: (Jan/26/2005) As Herself 

The Sharon Osbourne Show (US) (2003) 
  Episode 56 01x56: (Dec/15/2003) As Herself 

V.I.P. (1998) 
  Val The Hard Way 01x22: (May/22/1999) As Esmerelda 

Mortal Kombat: Conquest (1998) 
  Thicker Than Blood 01x11: (Dec/12/1998) As Hanna 

ER (1994) 
  Exodus 04x15: (Feb/26/1998) As Donna 
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Trivia

Maxim magazine Hot 100 listing:
2002: 54th
2005: 12th
2007: 7th


FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World listing:
2004: 80th
2005: 53rd
2006: 44th


Has been Denzel Washington's significant other twice on the big screen.

Says if she wasn't acting, she would probably be doing interior design, which is a hobby of hers.

Eva Mendes Quotes
Eva: It's fun to be a woman. It's fun to flirt and wear makeup and have boobs.

Eva: The celebrity world can be so ugly. Everyone seems to have slept with everyone else and it's some sort of strange weird cycle. I don't want to get into that.

Eva: I don't go to premieres. I attend film openings I'm in, and that's about it. Fame and celebrity doesn't matter to me. The longevity of my career does.

Eva: I feel I'll take on the responsibility of showing the world a whole different kind of Latin woman.

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