Dawson portrays Claire Temple/Night Nurse in five of the Marvel/Netflix shows, including Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders. Her mother, Isabel Celeste, is a writer and singer of Puerto Rican and Cuban ancestry.
Isabel was 16 years old when Rosario was born; she never married Rosario's biological father, Patrick C. At the age of 21, Isabel moved the family into an abandoned building, a squat on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where she and her husband renovated an apartment and installed the plumbing and electrical wiring for the building, creating affordable housing where Rosario and Clay would grow up.
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She made her film debut in the 1995 teen drama Kids.
Her subsequent film roles include He Got Game, Men in Black II, 25th Hour, Rent, Sin City, Death Proof, Seven Pounds, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and Top Five.
Rosario previously dated Sex And The City hunk Jason Lewis for two years until they split in November 2006.
She later dated director Danny Boyle in 2012, after starring in his 2013 film Trance but the couple split in March 2013.