Aug. 31st, 1975
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Sara Ramirez's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2002 - Chicago
2002 - Spider-Man
1998 - You've Got Mail
Guest TV Roles
Ramirez was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, a beach resort on the Pacific coast of Mexico. Her father was Mexican and her mother was half Mexican and half Irish-American. When Ramirez was eight years old, her mother took her to Tierrasanta, in San Diego, California, where they settled. After completing the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts in San Diego, California, Ramirez attended and graduated from the Juilliard School (B.F.A. '97, drama) in New York City, where she refined her skills as an actress. Ramirez speaks both Spanish and English fluently.
- She won the 2005 Featured Actress in a Musical Tony for her role as The Lady of the Lake in Monty Python's "Spamalot".
- When she was 8 she moved from Mexico to San Diego with her mother after her parents' divorce.
- Attended Juilliard School of Drama.
- Made her first video game voice acting debut as Lammy, the main protagonist of the PlayStation game "Um Jammer Lammy" from late 1998 to early 1999, and then in the summer of 1999 again due to U.S. censorship and religious and violent issues in Japan's version of the game. She again made her recurring role as Lammy in the 2001-2002 PlayStation 2 game "PaRappa the Rapper 2".