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Roselyn Sanchez Biography

Birth Place:
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Named Miss Puerto Rico Petite in 1993, and Miss America Petite the following year
  • After starring on a popular sitcom in Puerto Rico, she moved to New York in the mid-90s hoping to be an instant success but ended up struggling for a number of years
  • Wrote and starred in Out Here on My Own, a one-woman show about her life in the Big Apple that lasted one night
  • Her parents visited her for the first time in order to see it
  • Landed her first English-speaking role as Pilar Domingo on As the World Turns in 1996
  • Released her debut CD, Borinqueña, featuring the single "Amor Amor," in 2003
  • Joined the cast of Without a Trace in 2005, playing agent Elena Delgado
  • Appeared in a anti-fur ad for PETA in 2007