Eva Mendes Movies & Biography

Biography / trivia

*  Eva Mendes was born on 5th March 1974 in Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

*  After the divorce of her parents she was brought up in in the Los Angeles by her mother.

*  She is a Roman Catholic & during her childhood days she aspired to be a nun.

*  Eva Mendes attended ‘Hoover High School’ and ‘California State University’ but she left it in middle to pursue her acting career.

*  She was selling ‘Hot Dog on a Stick’ at a Mall in California before establishing herself in Hollywood.

*  She made her film debut with “Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror” in 1998 but she was very disappointed about her performance in the film and hired an acting coach to improve her skills.

*  Even before making her film debut she appeared in music video “Miami”, “Se a vida é” and “Hole in My Soul”.

*  As a model she endorsed many global brands like Revlon, Calvin Klein, Morgan, Campari, Magnum, Cocio, Thierry Mugler, Reebok, Pantene, Peek & Cloppenburg etc.

*  AskMen.com listed her in its “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” in 2008 and 2009. Maxim also listed her in its “Hot 100” in 2007 and 2010. People magazine listed her in its “Most Beautiful at Every Age” list in 2012.

*  She is a designer who runs home decor line “Vida”, launched bed linens & dinnerware at Macy’s stores.

*  She also has interest in music and sang in “Pimps Don’t Cry” & “The Windmills of Your Mind”.

*  She dated George Augusto during 2002 to 2010 and they together started home decor line “Vida”. In 2011 She started to have a romantic relationship with Ryan Gosling.

*  Mendes practices Transcendental Meditation on regular basis.


“Marriage is a very archaic kinda thing. I don’t think it fits in my world today.”

“I really like being voluptuous and not too muscular – I love being toned but I don’t like the typical ‘hard’ workout body.”

“I don’t eat meat and stopped eating chicken — my skin has gotten a lot better.”

Filmography / all movies list

Sl Year Movie Director Co-stars
1 1998 Children of the Corn V:Fields of Terror Ethan Wiley Stacy Galina,Alexis Arquette
2 1998 A Night at the Roxbury JohnFortenberry Will Ferrell,Chris Kattan
3 1999 My Brother the Pig Erik Fleming Nick Fuoco,Scarlett Johansson
4 2000 The Disciples Kirk Wong Ice-T,Erin Daniels
5 2000 Urban Legends: Final Cut John Ottman Jennifer Morrison,Matthew Davis
6 2001 Exit Wounds Andrzej Bartkowiak Steven Seagal,DMX
7 2001 Training Day Antoine Fuqua Denzel Washington,Ethan Hawke
8 2002 All About the Benjamins Kevin Bray Ice Cube,Mike Epps
9 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious John Singleton Paul Walker,Tyrese Gibson
10 2003 Once Upon aTime in Mexico Robert Rodriguez Antonio Banderas,Salma Hayek
11 2003 Out of Time Carl Franklin Denzel Washington,Sanaa Lathan
12 2003 Stuck on You Bobby Farrelly Matt Damon,Greg Kinnear
13 2005 Hitch Andy Tennant Will Smith,Kevin James
14 2005 The Wendell Baker Story Andrew Wilson Luke Wilson,Owen Wilson
15 2005 Guilty Hearts George Augusto Julie Delpy,Stellan Skarsgård
16 2006 Trust the Man Bart Freundlich David Duchovny,Billy Crudup
17 2007 Ghost Rider M S Johnson Nicolas Cage,Wes Bentley
18 2007 We Own the Night James Gray Joaquin Phoenix,Mark Wahlberg
19 2007 Live! Bill Guttentag David Krumholtz,Andre Braugher
20 2007 Cleaner Renny Harlin Samuel L. Jackson,Ed Harris
21 2008 The Women Diane English Meg Ryan,Annette Bening
22 2008 The Spirit Frank Miller Gabriel Macht,Samuel L. Jackson
23 2009 Bad Lieutenant Werner Herzog Nicolas Cage,Jennifer Coolidge
24 2010 The Other Guys Adam McKay Will Ferrell,Mark Wahlberg
25 2010 Last Night Massy Tadjedin Keira Knightley,Sam Worthington
26 2012 Girl in Progress Patricia Riggen Russell Peters,Cierra Ramirez
27 2012 The PlaceBeyond the Pines Derek Cianfrance Ryan Gosling,Bradley Cooper
28 2012 Holly Motors Leos Carax Denis Lavant,Édith Scob

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