Rodriguez didn't like the way she saw young actresses treated, even at parties. I kept telling him, 'That won't happen to me — I dress like a boy on purpose! It taught me how to socialize. I did it for my own truth. At the time, it was still seen as a risky move to play a gay role. Her breakthrough acting role happened in when she was cast as vampire goddess Lilith in season five of the hit HBO television series True Blood , in which she made a dramatic entrance by rising naked out of a pool of blood.
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Born in Ohio, she was discovered after a talent scout from the daytime drama As The World Turns spotted her in a high school play. Her big break came from cameo on rapper Flo Rida 's No. Cameron says he wasn't worried about her reputation: Smith , Wanted , Salt and Maleficent He has two younger brothers and one younger sister. I was like, 'Great, now we have a commercial version of Girlfight. Michelle Rodriguez Actress Avatar Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle Rodriguez is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn.
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In , Linda made history as the first person to win the Academy Award for playing a role of the opposite gender for her performance as male Chinese-Australian photographer Billy Kwan in The Year of Living Dangerously. For an actor to be working is a kind of miracle, because most actors aren't, so it's just silly for a working actor to say, 'Oh, I don't care if anybody knows I'm gay' -- especially if you're a leading man. Rodriguez, needless to say, speaks her mind. But she's also unexpectedly sweet and warm. Her other brother suggested she look for work as an extra.
Can YOU pick the odd one out? Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Barbara was previously married to the late Paul Gilbert. Simpson," has seriously dated both men and women, including actresses Cherry Jones and Holland Taylor. By the time she was 10 she was studying voice, music, dance, and theatre at Los Angeles City College's Arts Department. Paul Kalina The producers of The are certainly not taking this lightly.