Roselyn Sanchez was born on the 12th April 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is a Latin Grammy Award nominated singer, model and film/television actress. In 1991, at the age of 18, Roselyn moved to New York City, where she took classes in dancing, acting and singing. She returned to Puerto Rico and in 1992, she made her movie debut, having landed a small part as an island girl in the movie Captain Ron, starring Martin Short and Kurt Russell. In Puerto Rico, she gained public attention as a dancer and co-host of an island's variety show called Que Vacilon. At that time, in 1993, Roselyn won the Miss Puerto Rico Petite contest and in 1994 she won the international title of Miss America Petite. The contest rose her too international fame. She has been named to numerous annual lists of beautiful women. Roselyn returned to New York and landed her first English speaking role in the soap opera As The World Turns. She played the role of Pilar Domingo from 1996 to 1997. In 2005, her first musical recording Borinquena was released. The album first single Amor Amor gained a lot of attention as well as a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Music Video. Roselyn is a supporter of animal rights and active member of PETA.