Rosie Perez is a Actor, Director and Executive Producer American born on 6 september 1964
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Birth name Rosa Maria PerezNationality USABirth 6 september 1964
Rosa Maria "Rosie" Perez (born September 6, 1964) is an American actress, community activist, talk show host, author, dancer, and choreographer.
Her film breakthrough was in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989). She followed this with White Men Can't Jump (1992), and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Fearless (1993). She was also nominated for three Emmy Awards for her work as a choreographer on In Living Color. In 2007, Perez starred on Broadway as Googie Gomez in a revival of The Ritz, and she was nominated for an Indie Spirit Award for her performance in The Take.
She has been a regular host on The View and in 2015 she returned to Broadway to star in Fish in the Dark, a new play written by Larry David.
Perez suffered abuse during her childhood from both her schizophrenic mother and from the nuns at the group home. As a result, she has suffered from high anxiety, PTSD, and a form of depression called dysthymia, but with hard work in therapy it has been greatly reduced.
Perez married artist Eric Haze on September 15, 2013 in Las Vegas. They had decided to get married the night before while attending the Floyd Mayweather vs. Saúl Álvarez boxing match. The couple slept over at the MGM Grand hotel-casino and were married in the morning. They live in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
Perez was previously married to filmmaker and playwright Seth Zvi Rosenfeld but the couple divorced in 2001 after two years of marriage.
Perez stated on the Pineapple Express DVD commentary that she is allergic to dairy products.
She was a friend of rapper and actor Tupac Shakur.