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Rosario Dawson Answers in Her Own Words

The smartest advice I ever got was…

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to savor the feast of life. Looks like Rosario is taking that advice to heart at the Cinema for Peace dinner on May 18, 2011.

My go-to stress reliever is…

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a nice hot bubble bath with Epsom salts. Rosario definitely deserves a bubble bath after a day of dirty work with the Joyful Activist Club Tree Planting in Venice, CA April 2, 2011.

The one food I’ll never give up is…

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my mom’s lasagna! We bet costar Kevin James would love to come over for lasagna. Looked like they were having a great time goofing around at the Zookeeeper premiere in L.A. on July 6, 2011.

The first thing I do when I wake up is…

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hit the snooze button. Did Rosario wake up on the wrong side of the bed before visiting Jay Leno on the Tonight show on June 21, 2011? No, she’s just a very animated storyteller!

The last thing I do before I go to bed is…

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turn off the light and my phone. Looks like Rosario’s been getting her beauty sleep. She looks gorgeous at the Love Universe Launch party at Tao nightclub in Las Vegas on June 3, 2011.

My pet peeve is…

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wasting water. The conscientious actress does more than conserve water. On May 16, 2011 Rosario lent a hand at the Fashion for Relief Japan Fundraiser, which provides help to those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

One of my favorite memories is…

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walking and talking with my Grandma Mima on the Coney Island boardwalk. Rosario holds this memory close to her heart. At the Love Universe launch party in Las Vegas on June 3, 2011 Rosario wore a Love Universe bracelet in honor of her grandmother promising to donate at least 1% of her annual earnings to charity.

My grandmother always said…

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the one who has gives and we all have. And Rosario sure does give. Here, she volunteers alongside the President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity at a build-a-thon in Burbank, California on June 18, 2011.

My hidden talent is…

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a great sense of direction. No wonder Rosario’s behind the wheel! She used her navigation skills to get around Cannes, France in May 2011.

My on-the-go snack is…

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raw almonds and coconut water. Looks like the healthy snacks are paying off! Rosario looked long and lean on the runway at the Fashion For Relief Forville market on May 16, 2011.

My favorite body part is…

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my ears. Rosario highlighted her favorite body part with over-the-top earrings and her hair pulled back at the closing ceremony during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 22, 2011.

The things I value most in a human being are…

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acceptance, compassion, and gratitude. Here, Rosario shows her own acceptance and gratitude at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS Gala with Chairman Kenneth Cole on May 19, 2011.

If I were a superhero, my power would be…

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to fly like I always do in my dreams. She might fly in her dreams but she looked out-of-this-world in a stunning blue dress at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, CA on February 27, 2011.

I instantly feel better when I…

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meditate. Rosario looks at peace in front of the paparazzi at the This must be the Place premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 20th, 2011. Perhaps she’s practicing red carpet meditation!

If I could be anything besides an actor, I’d be…

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a singer and dancer. Rosario showed her love of dance at one of the many Cannes Film Festival parties on May 17, 2011.