Rosa Blasi (born December 19, 1972) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Luisa Delgado in the Lifetime medical drama series Strong Medicine (2000–2006), and as Barb Thunderman on the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans (2013–2018).
Blasi was born in Chicago, Illinois to Rocco and Joyce Blasi, of Italian, Irish and Hispanic origin. Blasi is classically trained as a mezzo soprano. She also comes from a strong theatre background; ranging from the esteemed Piven Performance Company, as well as The Second City, to starring in numerous musicals and touring with Kenny Rogers. Rosa Blasi has two sisters (Marina) and (Tasha), and two brothers (Michael) and (Rocky).
Blasi's television debut was a recurring role on the CBS soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful. Soon to follow was a starring role on the MTV/UPN sitcom Hitz. She soon found herself guest starring on numerous shows such as Frasier, Becker, Caroline in the City, V.I.P., Grown Ups, and Beverly Hills, 90210. She later starred in the dramatic Showtime film, Noriega: God's Favorite. The film was directed by Roge...