Gina Carano

Mixed martial arts fighter Gina Carano cut a striking figure during her swift rise to the top of her profession, beginning in 2006. Ranked No. 3 in her weight class worldwide, Carano's model-worthy features belied her ... Read more »
Born: 04/15/1982 in Dallas County, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (10)

Furious 7 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Furious 7 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Almost Human 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bus 657 2014 (Movie)

Kris (Actor)

In the Blood 2014 (Movie)

Ava (Actor)

Fast & Furious 6 2013 (Movie)

Riley (Actor)

Conan 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Haywire 2012 (Movie)

Mallory Kane (Actor)

I Am Bruce Lee 2012 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

American Gladiators 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Mixed martial arts fighter Gina Carano cut a striking figure during her swift rise to the top of her profession, beginning in 2006. Ranked No. 3 in her weight class worldwide, Carano's model-worthy features belied her ferocity in the ring, where she went undefeated for nearly three years before a devastating knockout in 2009. Prior to the loss to Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos, Carano had begun to make inroads into acting in minor features and as a competitor on "American Gladiators" (NBC, 2008). She had also accepted the lead role in Steven Soderbergh's big-screen action pic "Haywire." Following the defeat, Carano appeared to step away from fighting to concentrate on what appeared to be a burgeoning career as an action star, despite rumors that her performance in the anticipated "Haywire" had been dubbed prior to release. No matter how the final product turned out, Carano remained an exceptional figure in one of the toughest sports around - a no-holds-barred scrapper who could dish out the abuse and look good while doing it.

Milestones

2011

Joined an all-star cast including Ewan McGregor, Michael Douglas, Bill Paxton and Antonio Banderas in the action thriller "Haywire," directed by Steven Soderbergh

2009

Made feature film debut in low-budget action film "Blood and Bone"

2008

Cast as "Crush," one of the professional combatants on the short-lived revival of the popular "American Gladiators" (NBC)

2006

Appeared as a consultant on the Oxygen Networks’ reality series "Fight Girls"

2005

Rose up the ranks in female MMA competitions by knocking out seasoned competitors such as Rosi Sexton and Elaina Maxwell

2005

Featured in the film "Ring Girls," about a quintet of women Muay Thai fighters

Introduced to mixed martial arts (MMA) by Muay Thai kickboxer and then-boyfriend Kevin Ross

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