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Overview (2)

Born in London, England, UK
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Directly after graduating from Mountview Theatre School London in 1990, Rowena joined The Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford Upon Avon, working with renowned directors Danny Boyle, Roger Michell and Nicholas Hytner.

Rowena's first feature film appearance was in Hanif Kureishi's 1991 drama, London Kills Me, followed by John Duigan's 1993 adaptation of The Wide Sargasso Sea and Kenneth Branagh's 1996 four-hour screen version of Hamlet. She appeared in Taylor Hackford's Proof of Life in 2000. Rowena has become a frequent presence on British television with leading roles in the BBC'S critically acclaimed To Play the King, Black and Blue, ITV's Framed alongside Penelope Cruz.

In 2002 Rowena took her first TV lead for America for TNT'S television drama Breaking News. Multiple appearances on American networks followed including a succession of guest star appearances on Greys Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Numb3rs and Nip/Tuck. In 2007 acclaimed director Rob Reiner invited Rowena to join Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman in Bucket List where she played Angelica opposite Morgan Freeman.

In 2018 Rowena co-starred in ITV'S celebrated three-part drama Trauma alongside Adrian Lester and Jon Simm, and Maggie in Hulu's Shut Eye. Rowena also co-starred in the AMC/Skydance adaptation of Sarai Walker's book Dietland, a drama series starring Joy Nash and Julianna Margulies.

2020 Rowena is filming The Old Man for Fox/Hulu starring Jeff Bridges and John Lithgow.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Thirdhill Entertainment

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