Cuban-American movie actress who gained mainstream recognition for Training Day, and starred in 2 Fast 2 Furious and Girl in Progress. She achieved alternative fame for her roles in the B movies Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Urban Legends: Final Cut.
In 2010, she starred in The Other Guys and Last Night, and before that she made an appearance in Ghost Rider.
She starred with Will Smith in the 2005 film, Hitch.
She sold hot dogs at the Glendale Galleria Mall while acting in B movies before having her big break.
She began dating Ryan Gosling in 2011 and on September 12, 2014, she and Gosling welcomed a daughter named Esmeralda. She has called the tradition of marriage archaic.