Daphne Rubin-Vega Biography (1969-)

Born c. 1969, in Panama City, Panama; daughter of Jose Mercedes (a carpenter)and Daphne (a nurse) Vega; stepdaughter of Leonard Rubin (a writer).

Birth Details
Panama City, Panama

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Cinda, Faust, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego, CA, 1993
  • Mimi Marquez, Rent, New York Theatre Workshop, New York City, beginning 1994, then Broadway production, 1996-97
  • Rahmi, Gum, Women's Project & Productions Theatre, New York City, 1999
  • Magenta, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Circle in the Square, New YorkCity, 2000
  • Sofie, Two Sisters and a Piano, Shiva, Public Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Mary Magdalene, Jesus Christ Superstar, Broadway production, 2000
  • Major Tours
  • Rahmi, Gum, U.S. cities, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Modeling school receptionist, I Like It like That, Izaro Films, 1994
  • Gloria, Lotto Land, 1996
  • Gloria Perez, Wild Things, Columbia, 1998
  • Tia, Flawless, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999
  • Olya, Skeleton Woman, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Lydia, "Brown like Me," New York Undercover, Fox, 1996
  • Herself, "An Affair to Remember," Spin City, ABC, 1997
  • Appeared as Pam in an episode of Trinity, NBC.
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Voice of little Juana, The Robinita Hood: An Animated Special from the"Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child" Series, 2000
  • Also appeared in Daybreak, NBC, and Sesame Street's Quiet Time.
  • Albums
  • Souvenirs, 1999
  • Also performed for the original cast recording of Rent. Singles include "I Found It," c. 1996, and "Change."

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