An Academy Award-nominated actress and Emmy Award-nominated choreographer, Rosie Perez continues to shine in her varied roles in front of the camera, as well as behind it. On the big screen, Perez has starred in comedic and dramatic roles with both ease and acclaim, including Fearless (which garnered her a Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination), Human Nature, Riding in Cars with Boys, Do the Right Thing, Night on Earth, White Men Can’t Jump, Untamed Heart, It Could Happen to You, A Brother’s Kiss, King of the Jungle, Somebody to Love, The 24-Hour Woman, Pineapple Express, and The Take. Her performance in Lackawanna Blues earned her a 2006 NAACP Image Award Nomination for "Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special."
Perez made her Broadway debut in the hit revival of Terence McNally's Frankie & Johnnie in the Clair de Lune, and went on to star in Craig Lucas’ Reckless in Fall 2004. She recently received rave reviews for her performance in The Ritz on Broadway.
Rosie Perez appears in the following:
Friday, April 05, 2013
Rosie Perez talks about the role food has had in her life.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Rosie Perez hosts an event to tell the story of a group of women who challenge the prevailing wisdom that girls don’t play rough.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
Since last summer, there has been a sometimes violent standoff between students at the University of Puerto Rico and the government over an announced budget cut and an increase in tuition fees, but that may just be part of a wider pattern of First Amendment violations. Jennifer Turner, a Human Rights Researcher at the ACLU and Rosie Perez, who just returned from a fact-finding mission in Puerto Rico, describe how authorities have dealt with students, striking workers, journalists, and civilians in recent months.
Monday, March 21, 2011
Friday, November 27, 2009
Monday, November 23, 2009
Filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles discussed his new film, "Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-Itchy Footed Mutha." (August 28, 2009)
Friday, September 25, 2009
Monday, May 04, 2009
Help produce WNYC’s neighborhood preservation event this Thursday; join the Public Insight Network and suggest topics and ...