27 Facts About Rosario Dawson


Rosario Isabel Dawson was born on May 9,1979 and is an American actress and film producer.


Rosario Dawson made her feature-film debut in the 1995 independent drama Kids.


Rosario Dawson was born on May 9,1979, in New York City.


Isabel was 17 years old when Rosario was born; she never married Rosario's biological father, Patrick C Harris.


When Rosario Dawson was a year old, Isabel married Greg Rosario Dawson, a construction worker.


Rosario Dawson went on to star in varied roles, including independent films and blockbusters such as Rent, He Got Game, and Men in Black II.


In 1998, Rosario Dawson provided an introductory voice-over for the remixed version of Prince's single "1999".


Rosario Dawson starred opposite Edward Norton in the Spike Lee drama 25th Hour.


In 2005, Rosario Dawson made her stage debut as Julia in the Public Theater's "Shakespeare in the Park" revival of Two Gentlemen of Verona.


Rosario Dawson appeared in the adaptation of the graphic novel Sin City, co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, portraying Gail, a prostitute-dominatrix.


Rosario Dawson was at the 2007 San Diego Comic-Con to promote the comic.


Rosario Dawson produced and starred in Descent alongside friend Talia Lugacy, whom she met at the Lee Strasberg Academy.


On July 7,2007, Rosario Dawson presented at the American leg of Live Earth.


In 2008, Rosario Dawson starred with Will Smith in Seven Pounds and in Eagle Eye, produced by Steven Spielberg.


In 2009, Rosario Dawson performed in The People Speak, a documentary feature film that uses dramatic and musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday Americans, based on historian Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States.


In 2009, Rosario Dawson voiced the character of Velvet Von Black in Rob Zombie's animated feature, The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.


Rosario Dawson's likeness was used in the Jessica Jones tie-in comic as her character on both shows.


Rosario Dawson has continued this role in 2017 in Iron Fist and The Defenders.


Rosario Dawson appeared in Top Five in 2014, for which she was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress in a Comedy, and in 2018, she played the female lead role in the film Krystal.


Rosario Dawson endorsed Barack Obama for re-election in 2012, and Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 Democratic Party primaries.


In mid-2019, Rosario Dawson endorsed her boyfriend Cory Booker in the 2020 presidential election.


On March 9,2020, Rosario Dawson endorsed the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders, whom she had previously endorsed in his 2016 bid.


Rosario Dawson is involved with the Lower East Side Girls Club and supports other charities such as environmental group Global Cool, One Campaign, Oxfam, Operation USA, Amnesty International, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, the International Rescue Committee, Voto Latino, and Stay Close.


Rosario Dawson has participated in the Vagina Monologues and serves on the board for V-Day, a global non-profit movement that raises funds for women's anti-violence groups through benefits of this play.


In 2012, Rosario Dawson partnered with SodaStream International in launching the first annual Unbottle the World Day, a campaign conceived in an effort to raise awareness to the impact of cans and plastic bottles on the environment.


Rosario Dawson is a self-professed Trekkie, who mentioned both her brother's and her love of Star Trek in an interview with Conan O'Brien, and demonstrated her knowledge of several Klingon words.


In March 2019, Rosario Dawson confirmed that she was in a relationship with US Senator Cory Booker.