"Lost in the System". New York: Touchstone Books, Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0684811995. A book she wrote about her childhood experiences in the foster care system.
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Charlotte Lopez | Charlotte Roldan
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Ever since I was a little girl, I envisioned this exactly happening to me. Not necessarily doing a movie about strippers but being young and having somebody like a director like Michael see me and see something in me and take a chance. And have a process like we have had. - on her film Dancing at the Blue Iguana
Changed her last name to Ayanna when she learned that Lopez was the last name of her maternal grandfather, who she discovered abandoned her mother. Ayanna means "blessed" and Charlotte feels she has been blessed. Attended the University of California at Irvine. Moved to Vermont with her mother and siblings in 1977.