Rosario Dawson

Actress + Singer and Writer
Born May 9, 1979

Rosario Isabel Dawson is an American actress, singer, and writer. She has appeared in films such as Kids, Men in Black II, 25th Hour, Sin City, Clerks II, Rent, Death Proof, The Rundown, Eagle Eye, Alexander, Seven Pounds, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and Unstoppable.… Read More

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1979 Birth Born on May 9, 1979.


1995 16 Years Old 1 More Event
She made her film debut in the 1995 controversial teen drama Kids. … Read More


1999 20 Years Old In 1999, Dawson teamed up with Prince for the re-release of his 1980s hit "1999". … Read More
2001 22 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Isabel and Greg divorced in 2001. … Read More
2002 23 Years Old Dawson starred as Naturelle Rivera, the love interest of a convicted drug dealer played by Edward Norton, in the 2002 Spike Lee film drama, 25th Hour.
2004 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2004 Oliver Stone film Alexander, she played the bride of Alexander the Great.
2005 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In the autumn of 2005, Dawson appeared on stage as Julia in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park" revival of Two Gentlemen of Verona. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old She starred as Becky in 2006's Clerks II, and mentioned in Back to the Well, the making-of documentary, that the donkey show sequence was what made her decide to take the role. … Read More
She was at the 2007 Comic-Con to promote the comic.
2008 29 Years Old In 2008, Dawson starred with Will Smith in Seven Pounds and in Eagle Eye, produced by Steven Spielberg. … Read More


On January 17, 2009, Dawson hosted Saturday Night Live. … Read More
2010 31 Years Old In 2010, she starred in the movies Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, as Persephone, and Unstoppable, as railway yardmaster Connie.
…  She started dating director Danny Boyle in 2012, after having been cast in his 2013 film Trance. The couple split in March 2013. … Read More
2013 - 2015 2 More Events
2016 37 Years Old On April 15, 2016, Dawson was among the protesters arrested during Democracy Spring in Washington, D.C..
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