Rosario Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, singer, and writer. She has appeared in films such as Kids, Men in Black II, Sin City, Clerks II, Rent, Death Proof, The Rundown, Eagle Eye, Alexander, Seven Pounds, and Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
Dawson was born in New York City. Her parents were 15 years old when she was born. Her mother, Isabel, is a plumber of Puerto Rican and Afro-Cuban descent, and her father, Greg Dawson, is a construction worker of Native American (Apache-Seminole) and Irish descent.