Birth Date: 1967
Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Biography: Kelly Rowan (born 1967 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian actress well known for her twenty-five years in the industry, most recently for her role as Kirsten Cohen on The O.C..
Rowan began her career in 1980. She graduated from Northern Secondary School in 1985. She is also a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. Appearing in movies such as The Gate, Hook, Three to Tango, and A Girl Thing, Rowan remained a recognisable face without a well-known name for years, guest starring in television shows such as The Outer Limits, Da Vinci's Inquest, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Dallas.
In 2002, Rowan guest starred in three episodes of Boomtown, playing Marian, the cuckolded wife of David McNorris (Neal McDonough). She returned for one last episode in 2003. That same year, she was cast as Kirsten Cohen on the new FOX program, The O.C. alongside Peter Gallagher, Tate Donovan, Adam Brody and Melinda Clarke, who had appeared on the same episode of CSI. The show has enjoyed two successful seasons and will begin its third in the fall of 2005.