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Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez was born in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City to Lydia Perez and Ismael Serrano, a merchant marine. She is of Puerto Rican descent. Rosie attended Grover Cleveland High School located in Ridgewood, Queens, New York, and later enrolled at Los Angeles City College in Los Angeles, California. Rosie Perez was in her second year of college, and just about to move back to New York from Los Angeles. Her friends had given her a going away party. When Spike Lee proposed that she work in his film Do the Right Thing (1989), she accepted. It would be first major acting role. She went on play the supporting role of Carla Rodrigo in Peter Weir's Fearless (1993), for which was nominated an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (she lost to Anna Paquin for La leçon de piano (1993).

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Sep 6, 1964 In Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series 21 Jump Street 1987-04-12
Latest Project:
Series The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015-01-19

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 14 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The View
Poster of In Living Color
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Unknown 2015-01-19
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Unknown 2014-12-05
The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013
The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 2013-09-09
Steve Harvey Unknown 2012-09-04
Falcón Unknown 2012-09-25
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Unknown 2012-10-01
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
Nurse Jackie Unknown 2009-06-08
The Cleveland Show Unknown 2009-09-27
Lipstick Jungle Unknown 2008-02-07
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Go, Diego! Go! Click 64 episodes, 2005-2011 2005-09-01
Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-06
Dora the Explorer Unknown 2000-08-14
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
In Living Color Unknown 1990-04-15
21 Jump Street Unknown 1987-04-12