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Rosa Blasi

Rosa Blasi (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Luisa Delgado in the Lifetime medical drama series Strong Medicine (2000–2006), and as Barb Thunderman on the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans (2013–2018). Early life On Dec 19, 1972, Blasi was born in Chicago, Illinois.[1] Blasi's parents are Rocco and Joyce Blasi, of Italian, Irish and Hispanic origin.[2] Blasi is classically trained as a mezzo soprano.[3] 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).[3] Career Blasi's television debut was a recurring role on the CBS soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful.[3] 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. 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 also played Ronnie Cruz on Make It or Break It.[4] She currently plays Barb Thunderman on Nickelodeon's The Thundermans, as well as a recurring character on General Hospital. 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 Kaia Finn, on September 20, 2006. The couple divorced in 2008. On May 3, 2014, Blasi married Todd William Harris, a mortgage broker. They married 16 months after they first connected on Match.com. She has a stepdaughter Ryan (from Harris's previous relationship)


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Born:
Dec 19, 1972 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
32
First Appeared:
In the series Beverly Hills, 90210 1990-10-04
Latest Project:
Series Eight Days a Week 2022
Known For
Poster of Second Shot
Poster of Modern Family
Poster of American Dad!
Poster of Frasier
Filmography
Series Eight Days a Week Unknown 2022
Movie Sinister Stalker Unknown 2020-01-31
Series Team Kaylie Kit 2019-09-23
Movie Christmas Princess Sara 2017-12-13
Series Battle of the Network Stars Herself 2017-06-29
Series Second Shot Julia Rivas 2013-04-04
Series The Haunted Hathaways Barb Thunderman 2013-07-13
Series The Thundermans Barb Thunderman 2013-10-14
Movie Teenage Bank Heist Agent Christine Mendoza 2012-11-09
Series Mr. Sunshine Jessica 2011-02-09
Series I Hate My Teenage Daughter Unknown 2011-11-30
Series Hot in Cleveland Jessica 2010-06-16
Movie Next Stop Murder Heather 2010-09-19
Series Melrose Place Unknown 2009-09-08
Series Make It or Break It Ronnie Cruz 2009-06-22
Series Modern Family Florence 2009-09-23
Movie Fist of the Warrior Woman in Black 2007-06-04
Series American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Movie The Grudge Maria Kirk 2004-10-22
Series Pet Star Unknown 2002-08-09
Series CSI: Miami Ana Garcia 2002-09-23
Movie Noriega: God's Favorite Vicky Amador 2000-03-04
Series Strong Medicine Dr. Luisa 'Lu' Delgado 2000-07-23
Series Sons of Thunder Unknown 1999-03-06
Series Grown Ups Unknown 1999-08-01
Series V.I.P. Cassandra 1998-09-26
Movie Avalon: Beyond the Abyss Carolina Marquez 1998-12-31
Series The View Self 1997-08-11
Series Hitz Unknown 1997-08-26
Series Frasier Waitress 1993-09-16
Series Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04