She studied acting under Ivana Chubbuck. While Mendes “always had high hopes” for herself, she didn’t consider an acting career until a talent manager saw her photo in a friend’s portfolio. Mendes’ breakthrough role came when she appeared in Training Day as the girlfriend of Denzel Washington’s character.
Eva Mendes keen to get more involved in International Rescue Committee Actress EVA MENDES has vowed to step up her efforts to help bring an end to gender-based violence in Sierra Leone after hearing victims’ experiences first hand as part of a new documentary. [link]