Rosie Perez - Details


Rosie PerezRosie Perez (Chel) received an Academy Award® nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for her work opposite Jeff Bridges in Peter Weir's "Fearless." She was discovered by Spike Lee, who cast her in "Do The Right Thing," and she subsequently starred in such films as Ron Shelton's "White Men Can't Jump," jim Jarmusch's "Night on Earth," Tony Bill's "Untamed Heart," Andrew Bergman's "It Could Happen to You," Alexandre Rockwell's "Somebody to Love," Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's "A Brother's Kiss" and Nancy Savoca's "The 24 Hour Woman," which she also co-produced. She will next be seen starring opposite John Leguizamo in Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's "King of the Jungle."

Perez began her career as a choreographer for such artists as Bobby Brown, LL Cool J and Diana Ross. She went on to choreograph and direct the Fly Girls on Fox TV's "In Living Colour."

She made her first foray into producing with "Rosie Perez Presents Society's Ride," which ran as three parts on HBO. She conceived and executive produced "Subway Stories," an anthology of short films by prominent and new directors, which also aired on HBO. Most recently, Perez entered into a unique deal with Artists Television group (ATG) to develop, star in and executive produce a television comedy series.


  • 6th September 1964 - Birth