Biography

Dania Jissel Ramirez is a Latin American actress on television and in film. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from an early age she knew her calling to be an actress. As a child, she enjoyed reenacting telenovelas for her relatives. A modeling scout saw her working in a store at the age of 15, which led to her first acting job, in an ad for soda. She later apprenticed in the Actor's Workshop in N.Y.C. She then relocated to L.A. to develop her acting ambition. Ramirez has made appearances in numerous music videos for artists such as LL Cool J, De La Soul, Santana, and Wisin & Yandel. She has acted in TV shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Heroes, 10-8: Officers on Duty, Entourage, and The Sopranos; in 1997, she was an extra in the HBO film Subway Stories, which led to her encountering filmmaker Spike Lee. Lee would later direct her in her film debut playing Daphne in 25th Hour (2002), as well as in She Hate Me (2004). Other films Ramirez has starred in include X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Quarantine (2008), Cross Bronx (2004), and Premium Rush (2012). She depicted Rosie Falta on the Lifetime series Devious Maids from 2013 to 2016.

Dania Jissel Ramirez is a Latin American actress on television and in film. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, from an early age she knew her calling to be an actress. As a child, she enjoyed reenacting telenovelas for her relatives. A modeling scout saw her working in a store at the age of 15, which led to her first acting job, in an ad for soda. She later apprenticed in the Actor's Workshop in N.Y.C. She then relocated to L.A. to develop her acting ambition. Ramirez has made appearances in numerous music videos for artists such as LL Cool J, De La Soul, Santana, and Wisin & Yandel. She has acted in TV shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Heroes, 10-8: Officers on Duty, Entourage, and The Sopranos; in 1997, she was an extra in the HBO film Subway Stories, which led to her encountering filmmaker Spike Lee. Lee would later direct her in her film debut playing Daphne in 25th Hour (2002), as well as in She Hate Me (2004). Other films Ramirez has starred in include X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Quarantine (2008), Cross Bronx (2004), and Premium Rush (2012). She depicted Rosie Falta on the Lifetime series Devious Maids from 2013 to 2016.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 25

Birthday 1979-11-08

Place of Birth Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Also Known As

  • Dania Ramírez

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Tell Me a Story(3 episodes) as Hannah
2018 Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay as Scandal Savage (voice)
2018 Off The Menu as Javiera Torres
2017 Lycan as Isabella Cruz
2015 First Response as Camilla
2015 Mojave as Detective Beaumont
2013 N.Y.C. Underground as Jessica
2013 Devious Maids(49 episodes) as Rosie Falta
2012 Premium Rush as Vanessa
2012 American Reunion as Selena
2011 Once Upon a Time(22 episodes) as Cinderella / Jacinda
2008 Quarantine as Sadie
2008 The Fifth Commandment as Angel
2007 Illegal Tender as Ana
2006 Heroes(36 episodes) as Maya Herrera
2006 X-Men: The Last Stand as Callisto
2005 Romy and Michele: In the Beginning as Elena
2004 Fat Albert as Lauri
2004 She Hate Me as Alex Guerrero
2004 Entourage(1 episode)
2004 Little Black Boot as Laurie Rodriguez
2003 10-8: Officers on Duty(1 episode)
2002 25th Hour as Daphne
1999 The Sopranos(5 episodes)
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer(3 episodes)

Production

2017 LycanProducer

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