May 9, 1979
42 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
35-26-35 in | 89-66-89 cm
60 kg | 132 pounds
9 US | 39.5 EU
Rosario Isabel Dawson was born in New York City, New York, United States, on May 9, 1979, is an American actress and singer.
Young Rosario Dawson made her first screen appearance as a child in television series Sesame Street (1969).
She got her big screen debut in drama film Kids (1995) in role as Ruby, at the age of 15.
Her breakthrough performance came as Laura Vasquez in science fiction action comedy movie Men in Black II (2002) opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith.
The Water Man (2020) drama, opposite Maria Bello and David Oyelowo
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (2019) animated superhero in voice role as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman
Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) horror zombie comedy in role as Nevada, opposite Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (2019) comedy in role as Becky, opposite Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith
Someone Great (2019) romantic comedy in role as Hannah, with Gina Rodriguez, DeWanda Wise and Brittany Snow
She played Gail in neo-noir crime anthology films:
Sin City (2005)
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
She won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Mimi Marquez in musical drama film Rent (2005).
He Got Game (1998) sports drama opposite Denzel Washington and Milla Jovovich
25th Hour (2002) drama directed by Spike Lee
Death Proof (2007) exploitation horror directed by Quentin Tarantino
Shattered Glass (2003) crime drama opposite Hayden Christensen
Clerks II (2006) comedy opposite Kevin Smith
The Rundown (2003) action comedy with Dwayne Johnson
Unstoppable (2010) disaster thriller opposite Denzel Washington and Chris Pine
Trance (2013) psychological thriller opposite James McAvoy
Seven Pounds (2008) drama opposite Will Smith and Woody Harrelson
Eagle Eye (2008) action thriller with Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan
Top Five (2014) comedy opposite Chris Rock, Kevin Hart and Adam Sandler
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010) fantasy adventure opposite Logan Lerman, Uma Thurman and Alexandra Daddario
Sidewalks of New York (2001) comedy drama with Edward Burns and Brittany Murphy
10 Years (2011) romantic comedy opposite Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt
Light It Up (1999) crime teen drama opposite Forest Whitaker and Usher
Zookeeper (2011) comedy opposite Kevin James and Adam Sandler
The Captive (2014) thriller with Ryan Reynolds
Unforgettable (2017) drama thriller opposite Katherine Heigl
Gimme Shelter (2013) drama opposite Vanessa Hudgens and Brendan Fraser
Gemini Division (2008) science fiction series in role as Anna Diaz
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2009.
She played Claire Temple in television series of the Marvel Cinematic Universe:
Jessica Jones (2015)
Luke Cage (2016–2018)
Iron Fist (2017)
The Defenders (2017)
She portrayed Jane "J.R." Ramos in The CW telenovela Jane the Virgin (2018-2019).
Briarpatch (2020) anthology series in role as Allegra Dill
She voiced Principal Ramiro in animated series It's Pony (2020).
She voiced Rezzoch in animated series The Last Kids on Earth (2019-2020).
Dopesick (2021) Hulu drama miniseries in role as Bridget Meyer
Graduated from Garland High School in Garland, Texas.
She is of Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban descent.
Has a younger brother, Clay.
Fan of the Star Trek franchise and of the webcomic "Homestuck".
Has her own production company "Trybe".
She voiced Artemis in animated superhero movie Wonder Woman (2009).
She voiced Diana Prince / Wonder Woman in animated superhero films:
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015)
Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016)
Justice League Dark (2017)
The Death of Superman (2018)
Wonder Woman: Bloodlines (2019)
She voiced Barbara Gordon / Batgirl in animated superhero comedy movie The Lego Batman Movie (2017).
Featured in music videos for:
The Chemical Brothers "Out of Control" (1999)
Aaliyah "Miss You" (2002)
The Bullitts "Supercool" (2012)
Jay Z featuring Beyoncé "Family Feud" (2017)
Has an adopted daughter, Lola Dawson.
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
She dated Eric André (2016-2017), Danny Boyle (2012-2013), Mathieu Schreyer (2008-2011), Jason Lewis (2004-2006) and Joshua Jackson (2002-2003).