Dania Ramirez was born on November 8, 1979, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
. She moved to New York
with her family when she was 10 years old. Dania had interests in modelling and began appearing in a number of ads on both paper and screen. She also played volleyball while she was at the Montclair State University.
While in college, Dania acted briefly in Subway Stories on HBO in 1997. There she met director Spike Lee. Her relationship with Spike Lee continued and she was cast in a couple of his movies which included 25th Hour (2002) and She Hate Me (2004). In 2004, she also acted in the movie Fat Albert.
In 2006, Dania Ramirez was seen
in the movie X-Men: The Last Stand as Callisto. In 2008, she appeared in the movies The Fifth Commandment, directed by Jesse V. Johnson. Her other movies in that year were Quarantine and Brooklyn to Manhattan.
Dania Ramirez also acted in a number of television shows including Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Sopranos as Blanca Selgado. She also plays the role of Maya Herrera in the series Heroes.
Why is she famous?
Dania Ramirez is a super model and actress who is famous for acting as Maya Herrera in the movie Heroes.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"I don't want to know who he's been with or how many (women). I do want to know that my man is not a virgin, because I want to know that he knows what he's doing. But I don't need to know how he's learned it."
- Dania Ramirez
1.The Fifth Commandment (2006) (in production) .... Angel
2. Illegal Tender (2007) (filming) .... Ana
3. "The Sopranos"
- Kaisha (2006) TV Episode .... Blanca
4. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) .... Callisto
... aka X-Men 3 (Singapore: English title) (USA: working title)
... aka X3 (International: English title: informal short title) (USA: promotional abbreviation)
5. Romy and Michele: In the Beginning (2005) (TV) .... Elena
6. Fat Albert (2004) .... Lauri
7. She Hate Me (2004) .... Alex Guerrero
8. The Ecology of Love (2004) .... Alila
9. "10-8: Officers on Duty"
... aka 10-8 (USA: short title)
... aka 10-8: Police Patrol (UK)
- Gypsy Road (2004) TV Episode .... Inez
10. Little Black Boot (2004) .... Laurie
11. Cross Bronx (2004) .... Mia
12."Run of the House"
- The Party (2003) TV Episode .... Lucy
13. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
... aka BtVS (USA: promotional abbreviation)
... aka Buffy
... aka Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series
- End of Days (2003) TV Episode .... Caridad
- Touched (2003) TV Episode .... Caridad
- Dirty Girls (2003) TV Episode .... Caridad
14. 25th Hour (2002) (as Dania) .... Daphne
15. Streets Is Watching (1998) (V) .... Jay-Z's Girl
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