Michelle Rodriguez is an American actress who firmed her foot in the Hollywood scene early in her career. Quitting studies, Rodriguez turned to pursue acting with the intention of becoming a screenwriter and director someday. While her directorial venture may not have taken off, it is her acting that has earned her quite a many accolades.
Rodriguez made her debut as a troubled teen Diana Guzman in the independent film ‘Girlfight’. Although the film was a low-budget one, her exceptional portrayal of the character earned her huge appreciation and acclaim and even contributed to her future filmography that comprised of several successful films like ‘The Fast and Furious’ series, ‘S.W.A.T’, ‘Resident Evil’, ‘Machete’ and so on. The magnum opus of Rodriguez’s career came with James Cameron's high-budget sci-fi adventure epic ‘Avatar’, which not only was the most successful film of Rodriguez’s career till date but also the top-grossing film in history.
Her brilliant acting led Rodriguez to reprise her role for many of her film sequels such as ‘Resident Evil Retribution’, ‘Machete Kills’ and fourth, sixth and seventh installment of ‘Fast & Furious’.