Rosario Dawson was born on May 9, 1979 in New York City. She grew up in Alphabet City, located in Manhattan's Lower East Side. Her mother is of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican descent and her father is of Native American and Irish descent.

Rosario made her film debut in the controversial film "Kids" in 1995. She caught the attention of director Larry Clark who was scouting for locations for the film. She later starred in Spike Lee's film "He Got Game," "Light It Up," "Sidewalks of New York," "Men In Black II," "The Rundown," "Sin City" and "Rent."

Rosario's film credits include the following:

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