2012 The Root 100

Rosario Dawson is an actress and political activist focused on voter education.

  • Influence: 137.4
  • Reach: 14.6
  • Substance: 6.0
  • Media Mentions: 1140
  • Internet Mentions: 1060000
  • Twitter Followers: 310386
  • Rosario Dawson

  • Actress and political activist focused on voter education.
  • Job: Actress and political activist
  • Sector: Entertainment/Media
  • Location: @rosariodawson
  • Age: 33
  • Bio: Rosario Dawson's twin passions for entertaining and empowering people make her noteworthy. Having starred in such films as Sin City, Unstoppable and Seven Pounds, she can also be seen in the recently released class-reunion dramedy 10 Years. She is co-founder of Voto Latino, a voter-mobilization organization that aims to play a role in counteracting recently enacted voter-ID laws that many say unfairly target people of color and the poor. Back on the film front, she's slated to appear in upcoming films Fire With Fire starring Josh Duhamel and Gimme Shelter with Vanessa Hudgens. Dawson will also play union organizer Dolores Huerta in the film Chavez, a biopic of Mexican-American labor leader Cesar Chavez, who co-founded, with Huerta, the United Farm Workers. Visit her website and like her on Facebook.
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