Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974) is an
American actress, model, singer, and homeware and fashion
designer. She began acting in the late 1990s, and after a series
of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of
Terror (1998) and Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), she broke
into the Hollywood mainstream with an appearance in Training Day
(2001). She has since starred in many films, including All About
The Benjamins (2002); 2 Fast 2 Furious, Once Upon a Time in
Mexico, Out of Time and Stuck on You (all 2003); Hitch (2005);
Ghost Rider and We Own the Night (both 2007); The Spirit (2008);
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009); The Other
Guys and Last Night (both 2010); Holy Motors and Girl in
Progress (both 2012) and The Place Beyond the Pines (2013).
Mendes has worked as a spokesmodel for Cocio chocolate milk,
Magnum ice cream, Revlon make-up, Calvin Klein underwear and
perfume, Cartier jewellery, Thierry Mugler perfume, Reebok
trainers, Campari apéritif, Pantene shampoo, Morgan clothes and
Peek & Cloppenburg clothes. Mendes is the creator of a home
decor line, Vida, sold exclusively at Macy's. She launched a
bedding collection in 2008 and a dinnerware collection in 2010.
Mendes is a singer: she has recorded a version of The Windmills
of Your Mind and has collaborated with Cee Lo Green on a song
entitled Pimps Don't Cry. She lives in the Los Feliz
neighborhood of Los Angeles.
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