Rosa Salazar

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This article is about the Canadian-American actress. For the Mexican actress and screenwriter, see Rosa Salazar Arenas.
Rosa Salazar
Rosa Salazar for InStyle Magazine
Born Rosa Bianca Salazar
British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

Rosa Salazar (born July 16, 1985) is a Canadian-born American actress. She is best known for her role as Zoe on the NBC series Parenthood and in the upcoming sequel of The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials as Brenda.

Life and career[edit]

Salazar grew up in Greenbelt, Maryland. She was an entertainer from a young age and became serious about becoming an actress after moving to New York City as a young adult, where she worked with CollegeHumor, having appeared in several sketches. Shortly after relocating to Los Angeles in 2009, Salazar landed recurring roles on two hit TV series, American Horror Story: Murder House and Parenthood.[1]

In 2014, Salazar joined the cast of Divergent: Insurgent [2] as Lynn and The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials as Brenda.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Epic Roller Derby Girl Voice
2013 May the Best Man Win
2014 Jamesy Boy Crystal Completed
2015 Submerged Post-production
2015 Night Owls Madeline Post-production
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Lynn Post-production
2015 The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Brenda Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Law & Order: LA Yolanda Episode: "Zuma Canyon"
2011 American Horror Story: Murder House Maria 4 episodes
2011–12 Parenthood Zoe Recurring role, season 3
2012 Stevie TV Various Recurring role
2012 Ben and Kate Molly Episode: "21st Birthday"
2013 Hello Ladies Heaven Episode: "Pool Party"
2014 Ultimate Spider-Man Echo

Video games[edit]


  1. ^ Ross Carey (November 30, 2011). "Episode 53: Featuring Rosa Salazar". Conversations with Ross (Podcast). Retrieved February 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rosa Salazar Joins 'Insurgent' (Exclusive)". September 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rosa Salazar Nabs Key Female Role in 'Maze Runner' Sequel (Exclusive)". September 30, 2014. 

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