Feb. 14th, 1993
South Florida, U.S.
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Alberto Rosende is an American actor, known for portraying Simon Lewis in the Freeform supernatural drama television series Shadowhunters.
Rosende was born and raised in South Florida, the son of Martha Cristina Ferrucho and Alberto Carlos Rosende. He has a younger brother, Diego. He is of Colombian and Cuban descent. Rosende attended Fort Lauderdale Children's Theater, where he appeared in multiple productions, including starring as Link Larkin in Hairspray. He was educated at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, where he was a member of STA Players, portraying Danny Zuko in Grease, Emile De Becque in South Pacific, and Dr. Lyman Sanderson in Harvey. In 2015, Rosende graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Rosende's first professional acting credit was as a swing dancer in the 2013 short film The Swing of Things. In 2015, he appeared in the fifth season of Blue Bloods, in the episode "Sins of the Father", as Carlos Santiago. That same year, he guest starred in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Jordan Messina. On May 2, 2015, it was announced that Rosende had been cast in the role of Simon Lewis in Freeform's supernatural drama series Shadowhunters, based on The Mortal Instruments series of books by Cassandra Clare, which premiered on January 12, 2016.
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