Kelly Rowan Bio - Biography

Name Kelly Rowan
Height 5' 7"
Naionality Canadain
Date of Birth 26 October 1965,
Place of Birth Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Famous for
Kelly Rowan is most remembered for her starring role opposite Samuel L. Jackson in the Warner Bros./Mel Gibson-produced thriller One Eight Seven (1997). Kelly is that rare talent who seems to move effortlessly from the big screen to the small screen. Other film credits include Assassins (1995) with Sylvester Stallone and Antonio Banderas and Hook (1991) with Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams. Most recently, Rowan wrapped the independent film Mount Pleasant (2006).

Kelly has also made an impact in the television arena. Currently she is starring opposite Peter Gallagher in the smash hit series "The O.C." (2003), for which she won a 2006 Prism Award for her performance dealing with her character's substance abuse. Recently she appeared in the first season of "Boomtown" (2002), in addition to starring in the miniseries _"Girl Thing, A" (2001) (mini)_ for Showtime and the award-winning Anya's Bell (1999) (TV) for CBS.

When not on screen, Kelly is also an active producer overseeing several motion picture projects in development in the United States and Canada. Most recently she produced and starred in Eight Days to Live (2006) (TV) for Lifetime Television and CTV and is filming her second production for both networks entitled In God's Country (2007) (TV), for which she also serves as an Executive Producer.

Kelly won critical acclaim and the prestigious Gemini Award for "Best Actress in a Movie of the Week / Mini-Series" for her heart-stopping performance in the CBS movie Adrift (1993) (TV). She has studied theater as such noted schools as the British American Drama Academy and the Neighborhood Playhouse.

She currently resides in Los Angeles.

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