Kelly Rowan

Kelly Rowan ( born October 26, 1965 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ) is a Canadian film and serial actress and a former model. Larger acquaintance she gained for her role as Kirsten Cohen in the hit series The OC.


Kelly Rowan grew up in Toronto. She attended the Northern Secondary School and studied English at the University of Western Ontario, but broke off her studies to dedicate himself to her acting career. At the age of 19 she got first minor roles on Canadian television, meanwhile she worked successfully as a model to pay their costs.

Kelly Rowan left Canada in 1990 and moved to Los Angeles, where she took acting classes and was soon obliged to first American roles. First she played small roles, such as in the television series Dallas ( 1991) and Hook (1991 ), where she played the mother of Peter Pan. Nevertheless, she continued to work in Canada and made ​​guest appearances on series like The Outer Limits (1995 ) or The DaVinci Inquest (1998). For the Canadian film Adrift (1994 ), she received a Gemini Award for Best Actress by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Meanwhile, she has already made ​​more than 20 films, including Candyman 2 - The blood feud (1995), Assassins - The Killer ( 1997), 187 - A Deadly Number (1997) or Proximity - Outside the Law ( 2001). In 2000, she was with Melinda Clarke, their later colleague in OC, California, for an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on camera. 2002 Rowan had a role in Boom Town, where she played the wife of Neal McDonough 's detective. The last episode of Boomtown in which she appeared, was filmed in 2003, shortly before she was known for the television series The OC (2003-2007 ) in front of the camera, where she played Kirsten Cohen, the wife of Sandy Cohen ( Peter Gallagher ). For her role as Kirsten Cohen won in 2006 a PRISM Award. In 2009 she made ​​a guest appearance on CSI: Miami. Since 2012 Rowan plays in the U.S. television series Perception a major role as Natalie Vincent. The series has since been renewed for a second season.

In addition to her career as an actress, she is also active behind the scenes and works as a producer for several film projects such as for Eight Days to Live ( 2006), In God 's Country (2007), She Drives Me Crazy (2007) and Jack and Jill vs.. The World ( 2008).

In June 2007, she made her engagement to Canadian billionaire David Thomson, 3rd Baron Thomson of Fleet, known. Thomson is the son of Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, the former CEO of The Thomson Corporation. The couple now goes their separate ways. Since April 28, 2008 Kelly Rowan mother is a daughter.

Filmography (selection)