Birth Name: Rosario Dawson
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Born on May 9, 1979 in New York, NY, Dawson was raised by her father, Greg, a construction worker and her mother, Isabelle, a professional vocalist. Her upbringing, however, was anything but conventional. When she was six, her parents became squatters in an empty building which they spent years transforming into a habitable living space by rewiring the electricity and drawing water from a nearby fire hydrant. Some years later, while hanging out with friends on the stoop of her building, Dawson attracted the attention of screenwriter Harmony Korinne and controversial director Larry Clark, who had heard the 15-year-old laughing uproariously. Almost on the spot, she was cast in "Kids" (1995), C...
2013 ALMA Awards: A Sultry Jessica Alba, Low-Cut Alexa Vega, More
Jennifer Lopez & Joseph Gordon-Levitt Among Those Invited To Join The Academy
Blue Bloods: Matthew McConaughey, His Stunning Wife & More Attend The Clicquot Polo Classic
Rosario Dawson's Exciting New Role
'Top Five': Richard Roeper's Review
Chris Rock Talks Directing New Film 'Top Five'
Rosario Dawson's Steamy Same-Sex Kiss for New York Times Magazine