Rose Bianco is an American actress born and raised in Chicago. She may be best known as Yaya, Miguel’s doting grandmother on Cobra Kai, currently on the #Netflix top 10 for the 4th week– not too shabby!!!
A few of her other notable small screen credits include a recurring role on Being Mary Jane, and a guest spot on the premiere episode of New Amsterdam.
As for movies, Rose can be seen in the Netflix original movie Project Power with Jamie Foxx. Next up will be Greenland, a Gerard Butler film. Coming up on the horizon, The Tomorrow War with Chris Pratt.
Rose made her acting debut at the Victory Gardens Theatre. She is a classically trained actress, attending DePaul University as a Speech and Drama major, and studying for two years conservatory style study of Acting with the Ted Liss Studio. Rose moved to San Francisco and worked with the theater company Les Nickelettes. She originated the role of “Crystal Glitz” in The Didi Glitz Story: I’d Rather Be Doing Something Else based on the underground comix character created by Diane Noomin. She gained her Equity card appearing in the premiere of Ed Bullins’ City Preacher at the Magic Theatre. After relocating to New York, Rose studied with Julie Bovasso and Bill Hickey, and appeared in various showcases including a New Dramatist production, Public Transportation. After taking time away from the spotlight to fulfill her most important roles as a wife and mother, she returned to show business in Atlanta just as the city became known as the “Hollywood of the South.”