Eva Mendes (born March 5, 1974) is an American actress, model and homeware 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 and Stuck on You (2003); Hitch (2005); 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).
Mendes is the creator of a home decor line, Vida, sold exclusively at Macy's. A bedding collection was launched in 2008 and a dinnerware collection was launched in 2010. She has also appeared as a model in music videos and in advertisements for products including Revlon, Calvin Klein, Cartier, Magnum, Thierry Mugler, Reebok and Pantene. She is dating Ryan Gosling and lives in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Ryan Gosling missed the premiere of Only God Forgives, his latest film where he plays the lead role, according to the Associated Press.
Many dog owners come to treat their animals as if they are part of the family. Fast and Furious 6 actress Eva Mendes is one of those people; after purchasing a shock collar for her dog she tried it on herself first.
As Fifty Shades of Grey movie casting rumors continue to burn up the web, one of its potential suitors for the role of Christian Grey may have taken himself out of the running.