Dawson was born on May 9, 1979, in New York City. Her mother, Isabel Celeste, is of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican ancestry. Isabel was 16 or 17 years old when Rosario was born; she never married Rosario's biological father, Patrick C. Harris.   When Rosario was a year old, her mother married Greg Dawson, a construction worker.
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Rosario Dawson Shares Cool AHSOKA Behind-The-Scenes Video
Rosario Dawson has shared a cool little behind-the-scenes video from the set of her live-action Star Wars series Ahsoka . The video simply features her Ahsoka shadow being cast on the ground, but the most interesting thing about the video is the sound.
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This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy, urban filming that dates back to 1995 when she wa...
A rags-to-riches article entitled \\"Rosario Dawson: From Tenement to Tinseltown\\" probably says it all. Rosario was born on May 9, 1979 in New York City. Her mother, Isabel Celeste, of Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban descent, is a singer, and her stepfather, who raised her, Greg Dawson, of Irish descent, is a construction laborer. Her parents, who marr...
Her career actually started as a child when she made a minor showing on the children's show, Sesame Street (1969). As the story goes, she was \\"discovered\\" as an adolescent on her front porch step by two photographers. One of them, Harmony Korine, was an aspiring screenwriter who thought the inexperienced sixteen-year-old was ideal for the controv...
Expanding her horizons beyond film, she has always expressed interest in singing. She hooked up with Prince for the re-release of his 1980s hit \\"1999\\" and appeared in The Chemical Brothers' video for the song \\"Out of Control\\" from the album \\"Surrender\\". She is also featured on the Outkast track, \\"She Lives in My Lap\\". On stage, she co-starr...
She lucked into and got to show off her singing chops in the film adaptation of the hit New York musical Rent (2005), when Daphne Rubin-Vega, the original Mimi, became pregnant and was unable to reprise her exotic dancer role. Rosario also appeared as a prostitute in the adaptation of the graphic novel Sin City (2005). Of late, she has turned to pr...
Off-camera, the still-single Dawson is highly active in political, social and environmental causes and has been involved with such organizations/charities/campaigns as the Lower East Side Girls Club, Global Cool, the O.N.E. Campaign, Oxfam, Amnesty International, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Control Arms, International Rescue...
- Rosario Isabel Dawson
- 5' 7" (1.7 m)
- May 9, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA
Apr 02, 2014 · Who Is Rosario Dawson? Born on May 9, 1979, in New York City, actress Rosario Dawson was discovered at age 15 and cast in the edgy 1995 flick Kids, about teens indulging in sex and drugs. She's...
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