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Actress Rosie Perez choreographed the TV show In Living Color and earned an Oscar nomination for her role in Fearless.
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She later took the stage in such comedies Reckless in 2004 and The Ritz in 2007. On the big screen, Perez co-starred with Bobby Cannavale and John Leguizamo in the 2007 crime drama The Take. She also appeared in the 2008 stoner comedy Pineapple Express with Seth Rogen.
More recently, Perez worked on a number of television projects. She lent her voice to the children's show Go,
Diego! Go! and the adult-oriented animated series The Cleveland Show. She also had a recurring role in the short-lived drama Lipstick Jungle. In 2009, Perez was hurt while filming a guest appearance on the crime drama Law & Order: SVU.
In addition to acting, Perez has devoted some of her time to special projects and causes. With Liz Garbus, she directed the 2006 documentary Yo Soy Boricua, Pa' Que Tu Lo Sepas!, which explores Puerto Rican culture. She has been an AIDS activist for many years and serves on the artistic board of Working Playground, a cultural organization that provides arts education to underprivileged children in New York City.
Perez was married to director and writer Seth Zvi Rosenfeld from 1999 to 2001. Rosenfeld directed her in the 1997 film A Brother's Kiss.
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