Mayte Michelle Rodríguez (born July 12, 1978), known professionally as Michelle Rodriguez, is an American actress.
Following on from her breakthrough role in 2000's Girlfight
, she is best known for playing tough-girl roles and starring in Hollywood blockbusters such as The Fast and the Furious
(2001), Resident Evil
and Fast & Furious (2009), Machete
(2010), Battle: Los Angeles (2011), Resident Evil: Retribution
, (2012), Fast Six (2013) and Machete
Kills (2013), as well as for her role as Ana Lucia Cortez in the television series Lost (2005–2006, 2009-2010). She made her Televisa debut, as her role as TBA in the telenovela series Amores verdaderos (telenovela) (2012).