Kelly Rowan became a familiar face to television fans with her performance as Kirsten Cohen in the hit television series The O.C., which earned her a Prism Award for Best Actress. More recently, she starred in the television movie Cyberbully. Her other television credits include Flashpoint, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami and Boomtown.
On the television movie front, Rowan won critical acclaim and the Gemini Award for Best Actress for her performance in Adrift, opposite Bruce Greenwood. After winning a CTV International Achievement Award in 2005, she went on to produce and star in the television films Eight Days to Live and In God's Country. Rowan's other television movie credits include The Good Times are Killing Me, The Man Who Saved Christmas, It's a Girl Thing, The Truth about Jane, Shattered Trust and Anya's Bell.
Rowan's big-screen credits include starring opposite Samuel L. Jackson in the thriller 187. She has also appeared in the movies Jack and Will vs. the World, Assassins, Hook and the gripping drama Mount Pleasant.
When not on screen, Rowan is an active executive producer with her producing partner, Graham Ludlow. In 2007, they won a CFTPA Indie Award for Outstanding Independent Producers for their work on In God's Country. They have also produced She Drives Me Crazy and are currently developing numerous television and feature film projects.
Rowan has studied theater as such noted schools as the British American Drama Academy and the Neighborhood Playhouse. She currently resides in Los Angeles.