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Rose McGowan is an American actress and director, known for her contribution to independent film. Since the age of nineteen, she has appeared in acclaimed films by Gregg Araki, Wes Craven, Brian De Palma, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. In 2014, her directorial debut Dawn (2014) was nominated for the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at the ... See full bio »

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Planet Terror
Planet Terror Cherry Darling
Grindhouse Pam (segment "Death Proof") / Cherry (segment "Planet Terror")
Charmed Paige Matthews
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 2017/II The Sound
Kelly Johansen
 2016 Heresy (Short)
 2016 Ultimate Spider-Man (TV Series)
- Agent Web (2016) ... Medusa (voice)
 2016 The Caged Pillows (Video short)
 2016 The Tell-Tale Heart
 2015 Rose McGowan: RM486 (Video short)
Alien / Dark Beauty / Green Hair / ...
 2015 The Weight of Blood and Bones (Short)
 2015 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Exo Zombies (Video Game)
Lilith (voice)
 2014 Charli XCX: Break the Rules (Video short)
The Chaperone
 2013-2014 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Young Cora
- Bleeding Through (2014) ... Young Cora
- The Miller's Daughter (2013) ... Young Cora
 2014 Chosen (TV Series)
Josie Acosta
- Downward Spiral (2014) ... Josie Acosta
- Prisoners (2014) ... Josie Acosta
- The Hatchet (2014) ... Josie Acosta
- Monsters (2014) ... Josie Acosta
- Dirty Hands (2014) ... Josie Acosta
 2013 Mondo Taurobolium (Short)
Gale Taurobolium
 2013 Doctor Lollipop (Short)
Dr. Coco / Red Riding Hood (voice)
 2011 The Pastor's Wife (TV Movie)
Mary Winkler
 2011 Rosewood Lane
Dr. Sonny Blake
 2011 Conan the Barbarian
 2011 Boop (Short)
Betty Boop
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Cassandra Davina
- Bombshell (2011) ... Cassandra Davina
 2010 Dead Awake
 2010 Machete
Boots McCoy (scenes deleted)
 2009 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Dr. Teddy Rowe
- Abigail Sullivan (2009) ... Dr. Teddy Rowe
- Jenny Juggs (2009) ... Dr. Teddy Rowe
- Briggitte Reinholt (2009) ... Dr. Teddy Rowe
- Enigma (2009) ... Dr. Teddy Rowe
- Don Hoberman (2009) ... Dr. Teddy Rowe
 2009 Terminator Salvation (Video Game)
Angie Salter (voice)
 2009 The Multi-Hyphenate (Short)
 2008 Fifty Dead Men Walking
 2007 Planet Terror
Cherry Darling
 2007 Death Proof
 2007 Grindhouse
Pam (segment "Death Proof") / Cherry (segment "Planet Terror")
 2006 The Black Dahlia
Sheryl Saddon
 2001-2006 Charmed (TV Series)
Paige Matthews
- Forever Charmed (2006) ... Paige Matthews
- Kill Billie: Vol. 2 (2006) ... Paige Matthews
- Gone with the Witches (2006) ... Paige Matthews
- The Jung and the Restless (2006) ... Paige Matthews
- The Torn Identity (2006) ... Paige Matthews
 2005 Elvis (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Ann-Margret
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Ann-Margret
 2005 Darkwatch: Curse of the West (Video Game)
Tala (voice)
 2003 Vacuums
Debbie Dinsdale
 2002 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Clara Bow: Hollywood's Silent Sexpot (2002) ... Narrator (voice)
 2002 Strange Hearts
Moira Kennedy
 2001 The Killing Yard (TV Movie)
Linda Borus
 2001 What About Joan (TV Series)
- Maeve (2001) ... Maeve
 2001 Monkeybone
Miss Kitty
 2000 The Last Stop
 2000 Ready to Rumble
 1999 Marilyn Manson: Coma White (Video short)
Jacqueline Kennedy
 1999 Sleeping Beauties (Short)
Sno Blo
 1999 Jawbreaker
 1998 Southie
Kathy Quinn
 1998 Phantoms
Lisa Pailey
 1998 Devil in the Flesh (Video)
Debbie Strand
 1997 Seed (Short)
 1997 Kiss & Tell
Jasmine Hoyle
 1997 Nowhere
Val-Chick 3
 1997 Lewis & Clark & George
 1997 Going All the Way
Gale Ann Thayer
 1996 Scream
Tatum Riley
 1996 Bio-Dome
 1995 The Doom Generation
Amy Blue
 1992 Encino Man
 1990 True Colors (TV Series)
- Life with Fathers (1990) ... Suzanne
 1990 Class of 1999
Girl Outside Langford's Office (uncredited)
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Is now regularly co-hosting the Saturday evening series of films dubbed "The Essentials", on Turner Classic Movies with Robert Osborne. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 9 Interviews | 11 Articles | 24 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Rose McGowen


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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I don't really care how people view me particularly. It's not really any of my business because everyone is going to have their own opinion and if I started thinking about what everyone else thought of me, I'd go crazy. See more »


Was supposed to star in the lead role in a remake of Red Sonja (1985). Two promotional posters for the movie were released during the Comic Con in 2008. Both featured McGowan, dressed as Red Sonja with fierce red hair. On one she was licking blood from a sword and on the other she was kneeling on a pile of skulls with red plots flying around her. Both posters promoted the movie to be released in ... See more »


Her ongoing call to arms to fight sexism in Hollywood and the media. See more »

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