Rosario Dawson

Full NameRosario Isabel Dawson
Date of BirthMay 9, 1979
Age44 years old (in 2023)
GenderFemale
ProfessionActress and Producer
NationalityAmerican
BirthplaceNew York, New York, United States
ReligionAgnostic
Zodiac SignTaurus

Rosario Isabel Dawson, an American actress and producer, was born on May 9, 1979. She appeared in the 1995 indie drama Kids for her feature film debut. He Got Game (1998), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), Men in Black II (2002), Rent (2005), Sin City (2005), Clerks II (2006), Death Proof (2007), Seven Pounds (2008), Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), Unstoppable (2010), Zookeeper (2011), Trance (2013), Top Five (2014), Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), and Clerks 3 (2022) are some of her subsequent film roles. Disney/Marvel, Warner Bros./DC Comics, and ViacomCBS‘s Nickelodeon division have all hired Dawson to do voiceover work.

Rosario Dawson is also well-known for playing a number of characters in comic book movie and television adaptations. They include Claire Temple in five Marvel/Netflix series (2015–2018), Gail in Sin City (2005) and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014), and Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in the DC Animated Movie Universe, Space Jam: A New Legacy, and Barbara Gordon/Batgirl in The Lego Batman Movie. She played Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian’s second season as well as The Book of Boba Fett in 2020. She will also appear in the forthcoming Disney+ original series Ahsoka. She has a significant part in the Hulu miniseries Dopesick and recurring roles in the Dwayne Johnson autobiographical comedy series Young Rock in 2021.

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Family

Father NamePatrick C. Harris
Mother NameIsabel Celeste
Brother NameClay
Sister Name

Rosario Dawson is the daughter of Isabel Celeste and Patrick C. Harris. She was born in New York City on May 9, 1979. Rosario was born when Isabel, a writer and singer with Cuban and Puerto Rican descent, was sixteen years old.

Later, her mother married Greg Dawson, a builder, who gave Rosario both his name and raised her as his own daughter. Clay, her younger half-brother, is her.

Rosario’s mother made the decision to relocate the family to a squat on Manhattan’s Lower East Side when Rosario was five years old. She and her husband refurbished one of the flats and made repairs to the building’s electrical and plumbing systems.

Education

She went to The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in West Hollywood, California, for training in theatre and acting.

Career

Sesame Street, a children’s educational television program, featured Rosario Dawson in her debut broadcast appearance. She was seen on her front porch step by filmmaker Harmony Korine and photographer Larry Clark when she was fifteen years old. They came up to her and said that she would be ideal for a role in the upcoming Korine movie.

In the indie coming-of-age drama movie Kids, released in 1995, Dawson made her acting debut. Upon its debut, it sparked debate, with many detractors branding it exploitative and dangerously close to child pornography.

She participated in the short film Girls’ Night Out in 1997, and a year later, she had the chance to appear with Denzel Washington in He Got Game.

She also worked in a lot of films like He Got Game (1998), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), Men in Black II (2002), Rent (2005), Sin City (2005), Clerks II (2006), Death Proof (2007), Seven Pounds (2008), Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), Unstoppable (2010), Zookeeper (2011), Trance (2013), Top Five (2014), Zombieland: Double Tap (2019), and Clerks 3 (2022) and TV shows like Claire Temple, Gail in Sin City etc.

Physical Appearance

Body Measurements35-24-35 inches
BodytypeHourglass
Height5 feet 9 inches (1.76 m)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Waist24 inches
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown

Rosario Dawson stands out in every character she performs thanks to her exceptional height. She weighs barely 60 kg, or 132 pounds, and is 170 cm (5 feet 9 inches) tall.

Rosario Dawson’s healthy, balanced diet helps her keep her weight under control. She enjoys eating oatmeal and comes up with several inventive methods to make it taste good. She also emphasizes good sleeping practices and consumes a lot of water.

Relationships

Rosario Dawson and director Danny Boyle had a romance. She and actor Eric Andre declared their relationship in February 2017. But since then, they have split up. Dawson adopted a 12-year-old daughter in 2014. Dawson formally acknowledged her connection with politician Cory Booker in 2019. In 2021, she called it quits with Booker. She began dating poet Nnamdi Okafor in 2022.

Rosario Dawson is a progressive feminist who has appeared in a number of films, such as V-Day: Until the Violence Stops and Miss Representation.In 2014, she was given the Women Film Critics Circle’s Acting and Activism Award.

Facts

  • Asked her if she wanted to be in a movie after finding her in New York City when she was relaxing on her front porch. Kids was that 1995 film.
  • She spent the most of her adolescence living in abandoned apartments since she was homeless.
  • Is a Lee Strasberg Institute graduate, with actresses Julia Roberts, Frank Miranda, Mickey Rourke, Scarlett Johansson, and Dennis Hopper among its alumni.
  • Rosario grew up in New York City. Isabel Celeste, the mother of Rosario, is a writer and opera singer from Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban origin. Patrick C. Harris is Rosario’s natural father. Greg Dawson, a white construction worker who Rosario’s mother wed, reared her and gave her his last name.
  • Adores the Star Trek series and even has a little grasp of the Klingon language.
  • Isabella Dawson, an adopted daughter, is the owner. Rosario said that her daughter, who she adopted in 2014 at the age of 11, is called Isabella and was never Lola in a November 2021 Parent’s Magazine “We are family” podcast. The actress remarked, “I don’t know how it started, but someone decided that her name was Lola and then everyone just continued going with it.
  • Owns Trybe, her own production firm.
  • Her biological father, whom she never knew. When Rosario’s mother was eight months pregnant, Greg Dawson, her adoptive father, first met her.

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