Rosie Perez
Rosie Perez
An Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actress and choreographer, Rosie Perez has grabbed attention with riveting dramatic performances in Spike Lee’s renowned classic "Do the Right Thing," Ron Shelton’s "White Men Can’t Jump," and Peter Weir’s "Fearless." The past year proved busy for Rosie Perez as she returned to Broadway for the highly-successful "Fish in the Dark" with Larry David. On the big screen, her performance in Peter Weir’s "Fearless" garnered her a Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination. Rosie’s film credits include Spike Lee’s "Do the Right Thing" and Andrew Bergman’s "It Could Happen to You," among many others. She received rave reviews for her performance in The Ritz and made her Broadway debut in the hit revival of Terence McNally's Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Rosie received critical acclaim for her directorial debut, "Yo Soy Boricua Pa’que Tu Lo Sepas!," a documentary which celebrates Puerto Rican pride. Rosie has been a vocal activist for a number of causes and serves as the Artistic Board Chair for Urban Arts Partnership. Rosie details her childhood upbringing and career in her book, "Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling (with Great Hair)."