Salazar in 2016
Rosa Bianca Salazar|
July 16, 1985
Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
New York City, U.S
Rosa Bianca Salazar (//; born July 16, 1985) is an American actress. She began performing in New York City and moved to Los Angeles, California in 2009 to pursue acting. She appeared in several CollegeHumor sketches. She is known for the NBC series Parenthood, and the FX anthology series American Horror Story: Murder House. She has appeared in the films The Divergent Series: Insurgent as Lynn, and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials and Maze Runner: The Death Cure, as Brenda. She stars in the upcoming film Alita: Battle Angel as Alita, and will appear in Undone, an adult animation comedy-drama web television series on Amazon set to premiere in 2019.
Life and career
Salazar was born in Washington, D.C.. and raised in Greenbelt, Maryland. She is of Cuban descent. She was an entertainer at the age of 15 and became serious about becoming an actress after moving to New York City as a young adult, where she worked with CollegeHumor. She has been appearing 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.
|2012||Looper: Baldness Anxiety||Short film|
|Fortunate Son||Elisa||Short film|
|Plan B||Steph||Short film|
|2015||The Divergent Series: Insurgent||Lynn|
|Night Owls||Madeline||Nominated – Hill Country Film Festival Award for Best Actress|
Won – Twin Cities Film Fest Breakthrough Achievement Award for Performance
|Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials||Brenda|
|2016||Good Crazy||Rosa||Short film; also director and writer|
Nominated – Sundance Film Festival Short Film Grand Jury Prize
|2018||The Kindergarten Teacher||Jimmy Roy's nanny|
|Maze Runner: The Death Cure||Brenda|
|2019||Alita: Battle Angel||Alita||Post-production|
|2010||Old Friends||Dog walker||Web series|
Episode: "Cleaning Up"
|2010–12||CollegeHumor||Various characters||Web series|
|2011||Law & Order: LA||Yolanda||Episode: "Zuma Canyon"|
|2011||American Horror Story: Murder House||Nurse Maria||4 episodes|
|2011||Little Brother||Odetta||Television film|
|2011–12||Parenthood||Zoe DeHaven||13 episodes|
|2012||Stevie TV||Various characters||Unknown episodes|
|2012||Car-Jumper||Agent Mindy||Web series short|
|2012||Ben and Kate||Molly||Episode: "21st Birthday"|
Episode: "Birth Control on the Bottom"
|2013||Hello Ladies||Heaven||Episode: "Pool Party"|
|2013||Boomerang||Olive Chatsworth||Television film|
|2013||Body of Proof||Ramona Delgado||Episode: "Eye for an Eye"|
|2013||Nuclear Family||Rebecca||Web series short|
|2014||The Pro||Jamie Schoonmaker||Unaired pilot|
|2015||Wrestling Isn't Wrestling||Girl watching GoT||Video documentary short|
|2015||China, IL||Barb (voice)||Episode: "Magical Pet"|
|2015||Hunt the Truth||Bostwick||Podcast series|
|2015||Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories||Lucy||Episode: "Tornado"|
|2016||Man Seeking Woman||Rosa||6 episodes|
|2016||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Camper||Episode: "Gillian Jacobs Wears a Gray Checkered Suit and a Red Bow Tie"|
|2017||Big Mouth||Ms. Benitez (voice)||2 episodes|
|2013||Batman: Arkham Origins||Copperhead / Train Hostage||Voice|
- Lamphier, Jason (April 30, 2015). "meet rosa salazar". Nylon.com.
- "Gina Rodriguez picks 'Divergent' actress Rosa Salazar for diversity campaign". Fox News. 2016-02-01. Retrieved 2018-06-09.
- Ross Carey (November 30, 2011). "Episode 53: Featuring Rosa Salazar". Conversations with Ross (Podcast). Retrieved February 25, 2012.
- "Rosa Salazar Joins 'Insurgent' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. September 30, 2014.
- "Rosa Salazar Nabs Key Female Role in 'Maze Runner' Sequel (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. September 30, 2014.
- "China, IL's Musical Season Finale: We Talk to Brad Neely and Daniel Weidenfeld".