Rosie Perez

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Rosie Pérez

Pérez at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival
Born Rosa María Pérez
September 6, 1964 (1964-09-06) (age 49)
Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Occupation Actress, dancer, choreographer, director, activist
Years active 1989–present
Spouse Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (divorced)

Rosa Maria "Rosie" Perez (b. September 6, 1964[1]) is a Hispanic American movie and television actress. She was born in New York City.[1] Her career in acting was begun around 1988.

Filmography[change | edit source]

Movies
Year Movie Role Notes
1989 Do the Right Thing Tina
1991 Night on Earth Angela
1992 White Men Can't Jump Gloria Clemente Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
1993 Untamed Heart Cyndi Nominated — New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress also for Fearless.
Fearless Carla Rodrigo Berlin International Film Festival Award for Outstanding Performance (Special Mention)
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress tied with Anna Paquin
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated — New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress also for Untamed Heart.
1994 It Could Happen to You Muriel Lang
Somebody to Love Mercedes
1997 A Brother's Kiss Debbie
Perdita Durango Perdita Durango Fantafestival Award for Best Actress
1999 The 24 Hour Woman Grace Santos Also Producer
Nominated — ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film
Nominated — Black Reel Award for Best Actress
2000 The Road to El Dorado Chel Voice
2001 Human Nature Louise
Riding in Cars with Boys Shirley Perro
2003 From the 104th Floor Narrator Voice
2004 Exactly Angela Short
2005 All the Invisible Children Ruthie Segment "Jesus Children of America"
Yo Soy Boricua! Pa' Que Tu Lo Sepas! Herself Director
Documentary
2006 Home
Just Like the Son Mrs. Ponders
2008 The Take Marina De La Pena Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
Pineapple Express Officer Carol Brazier
TV movies
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Criminal Justice Barbara Von Busch
1995 In a New Light: Sex Unplugged Herself Host
1997 Subway Stories: Tales from the Underground Mystery Girl Also producer
Segment "Love on the A Train"
2004 Copshop Heaven
Lackawanna Blues Bertha Television Movie
Nominated — Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress - Television
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
2006 Lolo's Cafe Maria Voice
2009 Exit 19 Lorna
2010 Lies in Plain Sight Marisol Reyes Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Lead in a Drama Special
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Nominated — Imagen Foundation Award for Best Actress - Television
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1990 21 Jump Street Rosie Martinez Episode "2245"
1990 In Living Color Herself Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Choreography (1990, 1992, 1993)
choreographer, seasons 1-4
1990–1991 WIOU Lucy Hernandez Episodes "Without Prejudice"
"Labored Relations"
"Mother Nature's Son"
"They Shoot Sources, Don't They"
1995–1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Thumbelina / Witch Episodes " Thumbelina"
" Hanselito y Gretelita"
2002 Widows Linda Perelli Episodes " Hour One"
"Hour Two"
"Hour Three"
"Hour Four"
1995–2004 Frasier Francesca / Lizbeth Episodes " Roz in the Doghouse (1995)"
" Crock Tales (2004)"
2005–2008 Go, Diego, Go! Click, the camera Episodes "Diego Saves the Humpback Whale"
"Linda the Llama Saves Carnaval"
"Diego's Wolf-Pup Rescue"
"The Bobos' Mother's Day"
"Tuga Helps the Moon"
"Freddie the Fruit Bat Saves Halloween!"
2008–2009 Lipstick Jungle Dahlia Morales Nominated — ALMA Award for Best Actress in Television - Comedy
Episodes "Pandora's Box"
"Let It Be"
"The F-Word "
"The Lyin', the Bitch and the Wardrobe Dahlia Morales"
"Thanksgiving "
" La Vie En Pose"
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Eva Banks Episodes "Hardwired"
2011–2012 The Cleveland Show Choni / Aunt Chonie Episodes "There Goes El Neighborhood"
"Y Tu Junior Tambien"
" Episode #3.11"
2012 Nurse Jackie Jules Episodes "Slow Growing Monsters"

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