“I don’t want ‘sexy’ to be my defining characteristic,” Eva said.“I’d love for my ambition and will and intellect and sense of humor to define me as well.
Her appearance in the film led to her landing roles in Stuck on You with Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear as well as Robert Rodriguez's Once Upon a Time In Mexico, with Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Johnny Depp.
The 43-year-old actress looked pretty in a striped blouse and jeans as she spent her afternoon running errands around town.
Eva Mendes () is an American actress, of Cuban origin. Mendes' mother stayed home to look after her until Eva went to school, at which point she became an accountant.
Mendes was born in Miami, Florida, to Cuban parents Eva Pérez Suárez and Juan Carlos Méndez, and raised by her mother in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale after her parents' divorce.
Mendes was raised a Roman Catholic and at one time even considered becoming a Catholic nun.