Victoria Rowell, a versatile actress of theatre, primetime, daytime and feature films, the Victoria Rowell is known around the world for her various roles. She has been nominated twice for a Daytime Emmy and awarded eleven NAACP Image Awards.
Born in Portland, Maine, Rowell was raised in foster care for 18 years. At the age of eight, Rowell received the Ford Foundation scholarship to the Cambridge School of Ballet under the auspices of the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. After eight years of training, she flourished as a dancer, garnering scholarships to both the School of American Ballet and the American Ballet Theater by the age of 16.
After dancing professionally with various companies – that is, the American Ballet Theater II Company, Ballet Hispanico of New York, Contemporary Ballet, Twyla Tharp Workshop and the Julliard School of Music Dance Extension Program with Anthony Tudor – Rowell accepted guest-artist teaching posts in New England.
While teaching, the opportunity presented itself for her to pursue a career in modeling. Soon, she began gracing the pages of various magazines, including Seventeen and Mademoiselle before auditioning for her first television role.
She is was a student at Juliard and a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. She tirelessly works as an advocate for foster children as well as striving for the well being of all children.
Posted By: Demel Baber
Tuesday, May 29th 2007 at 3:27PM
God bless..ya great to know she's finally of Y&R>>>
Sunday, June 10th 2007 at 11:38PM
I am a big fan! I am sorry to see you off Y&R but I know everyone has to move on! Possibilities of returning? They never found your body (LOL). Kudos to you! All the best!
Monday, October 8th 2007 at 11:45AM
Carmen (Crockett) Smith
I am also a huge fan, and I also have to repeat the previous comment.........they never found Dru's body!! I think we all want you back, is there ever gonna be a return of Drucilla Winters?
Monday, October 22nd 2007 at 10:30AM
Hello Victoria, I am one of your Sigma sorors from Alabama. I want you to know that I am proud of you and that I have watched the Y&R, You are a good actress and I know that you will get a great part soon. God Be Witj You.
Sunday, May 25th 2008 at 6:38PM
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-YIP! I went to her book signing and she is so beautiful in person and very down to earth.
Wednesday, May 28th 2008 at 8:24AM