October 26, 1965 (age 46)
Place of Birth
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Role In Cyberbully
Rowan was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and is a graduate of Toronto's Northern Secondary School. At the age of 19, she left the University of Western Ontario and then attained her degree in English Literature to join the cast of the Canadian series Mount Royal. Rowan went on to further her education, studying acting at the British American Drama Academy in London and, upon returning to North America, relocating to New York to study at the city’s famed Neighborhood Playhouse.
Rowan attended playwriting courses at UCLA, and has written her own play. She began modeling in her college years to earn money and started acting in commercials. She went on to appear in films such as The Gate, Hook, Three to Tango, and One Eight Seven.
Rowan guest-starred in television shows such as The Outer Limits, Growing Pains, Da Vinci's Inquest, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Dallas. In 1993 She won a Gemini award for her work in the TV-movie Adrift. In 2002, Rowan guest-starred in four episodes of Boomtown, playing "Marian", the deceived wife of David McNorris (Neal McDonough). In 2003 she was cast as Kirsten Cohen on the Fox television series, The O.C.; for her role as the recovering alcoholic mother, she won a Prism Award.
Rowan has volunteered as an actress with the Young Storytellers Program. She has also starred in The O.C. co-star Peter Gallagher's music video, Still I Long For Your Kiss, a song from his album 7 Days in Memphis, which was released in 2005. She also appeared in the television movie In God's Country and in the film Jack and Jill vs. the World. She completed her third project for Lifetime, producing a TV movie, She Drives Me Crazy. In 2008 she completed a TV film, The Good Times Are Killing Me which she was an executive producer for and starred in alongside Rupert Graves.
Rowan gave birth to a daughter in 2008.
In early 2009, Kelly did a cameo role in one episode ("Divorce Party") of CSI: Miami. In 2011, Emily Osment, Kelly Rowan and Kay Panabaker starred in an original 2-Hr movie Cyberbully. In summer 2012, TNT will debut Perception, a drama series with Eric Mccormack, and Kelly will play Natalie Vincent.
|1980||Children of Divorce||Unknown||TV Movie|
|1986||The Truth About Alex||Ellie Sanders|
|My Pet Monster||Stephanie|
|Night Heat||Melissa||Episode: "Trapped"|
|The High Price of Passion||Student #3||TV Movie|
|1987||The Kidnapping of Baby John Doe||Salesgirl||TV Movie|
|The Gate||Lori Lee|
|1988||War of the Worlds||Kim||Episode: "Goliath Is My Name"|
|1964–1999||Another World||Suzie Strathmore||Unknown Episodes|
|1989||The Long Road Home||Cynthia|
|1987–1994||Street Legal||Angelina||Episodes: "Beauties and Beasts"|
|1985–1992||Growing Pains||Rachel||Episode: "Daddy Mike"|
Episode: "Smooth Operator" Episode: "Win Some, Lose Some"
|1992||Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive||Gayla Williams|
|Sweating Bullets||Julie Morrisson||Episode: "Ocean Park"|
|1993||Adrift||Eliza Terrio||TV Movie|
|1995||Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh||Annie Tarrant|
|Black Fox: Good Men and Bad||Hallie Russell||TV Movie|
|1996||Mocking the Cosmos||Lydia/Lydathia|
|1995–1996||Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years||Mattie Shaw||22 Episodes|
|1997||A Mother's Wish||Unknown||TV Movie|
|Rag and Bone||Karen Toms||TV Movie|
|The Burning Zone||Stacy||One Episode|
|A Match Made in Heaven||Jane Cronin||TV Movie|
|One Eight Seven||Ellen Henry|
|1998||Harlequin's Loving Evangeline||Evie Shaw|
|When He Didn't Come Home||Carolyn Blair||TV Movie|
|1995–2002||The Outer Limits||Isabelle Pierce||Episode: "Virtual Future"
Episode: "In Another Life"
|1998–2005||Da Vinci's Inquest||Michaela||Episode: "Little Sister: Part 1"
Episode: "Little Sister: Part 2"
|1998||To Have & to Hold||Gina||Episode: "These Boots Were Made for Stalking"|
|1999||Chicken Soup for the Soul||Mom||Episode: "The Handwriting on the Wall"|
|Three to Tango||Olivia Newman|
|Late Last Night||Jill||TV Movie|
|Anya's Bell||Jeanne Rhymes||TV Movie|
|A Crime of Passion||Marci Elias||TV Movie|
|2000||The Truth About Jane||Ms. Lynn Walcott||TV Movie|
|2001||A Girl Thing||Claire||TV Movie|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Eileen Nelson||Episode: "Slaves of Las Vegas"|
|The Man Who Saved Christmas||Mary Gilbert||TV Movie|
|2006||Eight Days To Live||Teresa Spring||TV Movie|
|Mount Pleasant||Anne Burrows|
|2003–2007||The O.C.||Kirsten Cohen||92 Episodes|
|2007||In God's Country||Judith Leavitt||TV Movie|
|2008||Jack and Jill vs. the World||Kate|
|The Good Times are Killing Me||Kate Derby||TV Movie|
|2009||CSI: Miami||Katherine Faber||Episode: "Divorce Party"|
|2010||Flashpoint||Maggie Perrello||Episode 4.2: Severed Ties|
|2011||Cyberbully||Kris Hillridge||TV Movie|
|A War Within||Karen Berks||Pre-Production|