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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Rosario Dawson.


1979 Birth Born on May 9, 1979.


1995 16 Years Old As a child, Dawson made a brief appearance on Sesame Street. At the age of 15, she was subsequently discovered on her front porch step by photographer Larry Clark and Harmony Korine, where Korine lauded her as being perfect for a part he had written in his screenplay that would become the controversial 1995 film 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 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 the Steven Spielberg produced Eagle Eye. … Read More


On January 17, 2009, Dawson hosted Saturday Night Live. … Read More
2010 - 2013 3 More Events
2014 35 Years Old In 2014, she reprised her role as Gail, in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.
2015 36 Years Old In 2015, she played Claire Temple in the TV series Daredevil.
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