Rosa Blasi

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Rosa Blasi
Born(1972-12-19) December 19, 1972 (age 39)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1996–present
SpouseJim Finn (2004-2008) (divorced)
Website
http://www.rosablasi.com
 
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Rosa Blasi
Born(1972-12-19) December 19, 1972 (age 39)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1996–present
SpouseJim Finn (2004-2008) (divorced)
Website
http://www.rosablasi.com

Rosa Blasi (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress.

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Early life

Blasi was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rocco and Joyce Blasi. Blasi is classically trained as a mezzo soprano.[citation needed] She also comes from a strong theatre background; ranging from the esteemed Piven Performance Company, as well as The Second City, to starring in numerous musicals and touring with Kenny Rogers. Rosa Blasi has Two sisters (Marina) and (Tasha), and two brothers (Michael) and (Rocky).

Career

Blasi's television debut was a recurring role on the CBS soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. Soon to follow was a starring role on the MTV/UPN sitcom Hitz. She soon found herself guest starring on numerous shows such as Frasier, Becker, Caroline in the City, V.I.P., Grown Ups, and Beverly Hills, 90210. She later starred in the dramatic Showtime film, Noriega: God's Favorite. The film was directed by Roger Spottiswoode and co-starred Bob Hoskins. The film was critically acclaimed. In her breakout role, Blasi starred in the Lifetime drama series Strong Medicine from 2000 to 2006, starring as a doctor who runs a free health clinic. She made an appearance in "Shootout", a 2005 episode of CSI: Miami. Audiences saw Blasi in her first role in a major film as the wife of Bill Pullman's character in The Grudge.

Blasi appeared during The Vagina Monologues at the Apollo Theater and has also been a recurring performer at the "What a Pair" benefit concert for breast cancer research and has recorded numerous radio and television voice-overs. She was a repeat guest on talk shows such as Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher and The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.

She currently plays Ronnie Cruz on Make It or Break It. She plays a recurring character on General Hospital currently, as well. She wrote a comedic memoir titled Jock Itch: Misadventures of a Retired Jersey Chaser (2011) published by HarperCollins.

Personal life

Blasi married New York Giants Fullback Jim Finn on February 14, 2004. Blasi gave birth to her first child, a daughter, on September 20, 2006. The couple divorced in 2008 due to Finn's infidelity.

Filmography

YearFilmRole
2000Noriega: God's FavoriteLead
2002Making ChangesSupporting
2004The GrudgeMaria
Lesser Of Three EvilsWoman in Black
2008Memories of Murder

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
1996The Bold and the Beautiful
High Tideno information availableGuest Star - episode 3-06/07: "University Blues I & II"
1997Married... with ChildrenWoman #1Guest Star - episode 11-17: "Breaking Up Is Easy To Do"
HitzApril BeaneSeries regular
1998FrasierThe waitressGuest Star - episode 6-12: "Secret Admirer"
BeckerCarmenGuest Star - episode 1-03: "Sex In The Inner City"
Caroline in the CityLanaGuest Star - episode 84: "Caroline And The Booby Trap"
1999Holding the BabyWendyGuest Star - episode 1-11: "Make Room For Da-Da"(unaired)
Sons of ThunderMarita CortezGuest Star - episode 1-01: "Moment Of Truth"
Beverly Hills, 90210Clara CovingtonGuest Star - episode #255: "Withdrawal
GrownupsCarlaGuest Star - episode 1-03: "The Out Of Work-Out"
The Drew Carey ShowIsabelGuest Star - episode 5-09: "Drew Cam"
2000V.I.P.CassandraGuest Star - episode 2-14: "New Val'd Order"
2000–2006Strong MedicineDr. Luisa "Lu" DelgadoSeries regular
2005CSI: MiamiAna GarciaGuest Star - episode 3.12: "Shootout"
2006InseparableLoisPilot
2007Eight Days a WeekRandi RomeSeries regular
2009Make It or Break ItRonnie CruzSeries regular
2010General HospitalFernanda DeLarosa1 episode
2010Lone StarBlake ThatcherRecurring
2012Hot in ClevelandJessicaGuest star - episode 3.23: "What's Behind the Door"

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