THE ROAD TO ELDORADO
ROSIE PEREZ (Chel) received an Academy Award nomination and a Golden
Globe nomination for her work opposite Jeff Bridges in Peter Weir's
"Fearless." She was discovered by Spike Lee, who cast her in "Do
The Right Thing," and she subsequently starred in such films as Ron
Shelton's "White Men Can't Jump," Jim Jarmusch's "Night on
Earth," Tony Bill's "Untamed Heart," Andrew Bergman's
"It Could Happen to You," Alexandre Rockwell's "Somebody to
Love," Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's "A Brother's Kiss" and Nancy
Savoca's "The 24 Hour Woman," which she also co-produced. She will
next be seen starring opposite John Leguizamo in Seth Zvi Rosenfeld's
"King of the Jungle."
Perez began her career as a choreographer
for such artists as Bobby Brown, LL Cool J and Diana Ross. She went on to
choreograph and direct the Fly Girls on Fox TV's "In Living Color."
She made her first foray into producing
with "Rosie Perez Presents Society's Ride," which ran as three parts
on HBO. She conceived and executive produced "Subway Stories," an
anthology of short films by prominent and new directors, which also aired on
HBO. Most recently, Perez entered into a unique deal with Artists Television
Group (ATG) to develop, star in and executive produce a television comedy
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