' first major role was as Oscar-winner Denzel Washington
's girlfriend in Training Day. She followed up with another co-starring role opposite Washington in the suspense film Out of Time. That same year Mendes appeared in Once Upon A Time in Mexico opposite Johnny Depp
as well as the action hit 2 Fast 2 Furious. Mendes also starred in the comedy All About the Benjamins with Ice Cube
and, more recently, the Farrelly Brothers' comedy Stuck on You.
Upcoming, Mendes stars in the independent film The Wendell Baker Story co-starring Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson and Will Ferrell with Luke Wilson directing. The film is tentatively scheduled for release in 2005. Mendes is also an international spokesperson for Revlon cosmetics. Following in the footsteps of such celebrated faces as Halle Berry, Cindy Crawford and Julianne Moore, Mendes appears in Revlon's print and television advertising campaigns. She is also an active participant and ardent supporter in Revlon's commitment in the fight against breast cancer.
: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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