Jordana Brewster is a Panamanian-born American actress best known for her role as Mia Toretto in the action films The Fast and the Furious (2001) and Fast & Furious, in 2009.
She also starred as the cook's daughter, Elena Ramos, in the primtime soap opera Dallas, from 2012-2014.
Brewster was also seen on the small screen as Dr. Jill Roberts on the NBC series Chuck.
Some of Brewster's past credits include the lead role in the 2007 ABC pilot Mr. and Mrs. Smith, the star of Justin Lin's Annapolis opposite James Franco and Nearing Grace, an indie film adapted from Scott Sommer's novel Nearing's Grace, which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in July 2005.
Brewster also starred in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre prequel in 2006, directed by Jonathan Liebesman for New Line and was seen in the Sundance hit D.E.B.S., based on Angela Robinson's comedy short, which was released by Samuel Goldwyn Films in March 2005.
Prior to that, Brewster starred in Universal Pictures' box office hit The Fast and The Furious for director Rob Cohen and in the science fiction thriller The Faculty, for director Robert Rodriguez.
Brewster also starred alongside Cameron Diaz, Blythe Danner and Christopher Eccleston in The Invisible Circus for director Adam Brooks, which premiered at Sundance 2001. She also received critical praise for her work in the highly rated NBC mini-series, The Sixties.
Brewster sharpened her acting skills on the daytime drama As the World Turns, where she divided her time between high school and her role as Nikki Munson on the Emmy Award-winning series.
She took some time off after The Fast and The Furious to complete her degree at Yale University, graduating in 2003 with a degree in English.
She has lived in Brazil, England and New York and currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband.