Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson is an artist, designer and activist. She made her feature film debut at the age of 15 in the controversial Kids, followed by Spike Lee’s He Got Game and The 25th Hour. She’s since starred in a range of films including Alexander, Rent, Clerks Ii, Top Five, Trance, Unstoppable and Men in Black II, as well as the Sin City franchise. On the small screen, Dawson starred as Allegra Dill in USA’s Briarpatch and as Claire Temple in Netflix’s Marvel comic book series Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones and The Defenders. She can currently be seen in the Hulu limited series Dopesick. Rosario has produced several passion projects such as Talia Lugacy’s features Descent and This Is Not a War Story, and The Need To Grow, which highlights innovators healing our broken food systems and the need for soil regeneration to capture carbon and reverse climate change. Recently, Rosario directed her first short film, Boundless, for the Power/On Series. In 2013, Rosario founded Studio 189 with Abrima Erwiah, a fashion and media lifestyle brand made in Africa that produces African and African-inspired content and clothing. She is extremely passionate about helping empower LatinX millennials to vote and lead so in 2004, she co-founded Voto Latino. The organization has registered over one million people and was one of the co-founders of National Voter Registration Day. In 2011, Rosario was honored by Barack Obama with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her valuable contributions to the community.


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Three Great Things: Rosario Dawson

By Rosario Dawson | September 30, 2022

Three Great Things: Rosario Dawson

The executive producer and ensemble member of the new series Normal Ain't Normal on some of the stuff she's most excited about in life.

Rosario Dawson Talks with Talia Lugacy on the Talkhouse Podcast

By Rosario Dawson | November 11, 2021

Rosario Dawson Talks with Talia Lugacy on the Talkhouse Podcast

As their new film This is Not a War Story comes out, longtime friends and collaborators Dawson and Lugacy sit down for an in-depth chat.