Rosa Salazar

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This article is about the American actress. For the Mexican actress and screenwriter, see Rosa Salazar Arenas.
Rosa Salazar
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Rosa Salazar (2016)
Born Rosa Bianca Salazar
(1985-07-16) July 16, 1985 (age 31)
British Columbia, Canada

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

New York City, U.S
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

Rosa Bianca Salazar (born July 16, 1985) is an American actress. She was raised in Greenbelt, Maryland. 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 best known for her roles as Zoe DeHaven on the NBC series Parenthood, and Nurse Maria in the FX anthology series American Horror Story: Murder House. She appeared in the 2015 films The Divergent Series: Insurgent, as Lynn, and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, as Brenda.

Life and career[edit]

Salazar was raised in Greenbelt, Maryland. 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, and got engaged to Isacc Hilleger. 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.[1]

In 2015, Salazar co-starred in the sequels The Divergent Series: Insurgent, as Lynn,[2] and Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, as Brenda.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2012 Looper: Baldness Anxiety Short film
2012 Fortunate Son Elisa Short film
2013 Epic Roller Derby Girl Voice
2013 Plan B Steph Short film
2014 Jamesy Boy Crystal
2014 Jerked Unknown
2014 Search Party Pocahontas
2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent Lynn
2015 Night Owls Madeline Pending — Indiana Film Journalist Association Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Hill Country Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Won — Twin Cities Film Fest Breakthrough Achievement Award for Performance
2015 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Brenda
2015 Submerged Amanda
2016 Good Crazy Rosa Short film; also director and writer
2017 CHiPs


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Old Friends Dog walker Web series
Episode: "Cleaning Up"
2010–12 CollegeHumor Various characters Web series
13 episodes
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
Episode #1.1
2012 Ben and Kate Molly Episode: "21st Birthday"
2013 Sketchy Web series
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"[4]
2015 Hunt the Truth Bostwick Podcast series
6 episodes
2015 Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories Lucy Episode: "Tornado"
2016 Man Seeking Woman Rosa 6 episodes

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Batman: Arkham Origins Copperhead / Train Hostage Voice


  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)". The Hollywood Reporter. September 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rosa Salazar Nabs Key Female Role in 'Maze Runner' Sequel (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. September 30, 2014. 
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