Eva Mendes nude scene with Denzel Washington in Training Day turned the unknown beauty into a star.
The Los Angeles bred Latina began acting in the late 1990s, with a series of minor roles and performances in several smaller films, such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror, then went on to appear in five major films, including 2 Fast 2 Furious and Stuck on You.
She got her start in commercials, and appeared in Will Smith’s (her future Hitch costar) ”Miami” music video. Eva has also starred with Johnny Depp and Matt Damon, and worked for both Revlon and Calvin Klein.
Eva Mendes has also starred in Urban Legends: Final Cut , then broke into the mainstream with Hollywood releases such as Training Day (2001) mentioned above
She followed this with All About The Benjamins (2002); 2 Fast 2 Furious, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Stuck on You (2003).
There was a short break until Hitch in 2005, followed by Ghost Rider and We Own the Night (both 2007); The Spirit (2008); Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009); The Other Guys and Last Night (both 2010).
Eva Mendes was born on March 5, 1974 in Miami, Florida.