Arredondo comes from a large Dominican Republic family, and her parents settled and raised the family in Corona, New York. Arredondo received a scholarship to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre School on Broadway. She began her performance career in musical theatre with an emphasis on dancing. In 1995, she had a role in an episode of Law & Order, beginning her onscreen acting, and she's had roles on various television series'. Portraying Sheriff Valenti on Roswell, New Mexico is so far her longest recurring role in a television series.
- on the Internet Movie Database
- Filmibeat.com: Rosa Arredondo Biography