5 Things You Don't Know About Gal Gadot

December 04, 2013

This gorgeous Fast & Furious star was just cast in the role of Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder's upcoming superhero flick Batman vs. Superman. Here are five things you probably don't know about Gal Gadot.

1. An Israeli actress and model, she won the Miss Israel title at age 19 and went on to represent the Jewish state at the 2004 Miss Universe pageant.

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2. Did two years of service in the Israeli Defense Forces, during which time she served as a sports trainer.

3. Is an avid motorcycle rider and owns a black Ducati Monster S2R.

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4. Starred as the girlfriend of Adrian Grenier's character in the HBO series Entourage, as well as a former lover of Tom Cruise's character in the 2010 action movie Knight and Day.

5. Speaking about her role as Gisele in Fast & Furious 6, she said she felt a lot of responsibility to show the character as a role model for young girls. "I wanted to show that women are empowered and strong, and don't necessarily have to be saved by some male hero, but they can take care of themselves using their intelligence and their power."

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