She had previously appeared in an episode of CSI with Melinda Clarke, her later O.C. costar.
Kelly is a Canadian actress well known for her twenty-five years in the industry.
Rowan began her career in 1980. She graduated from Toronto's 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 recognizable 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. She won a Gemini award for her work in the 1993 TV-movie Adrift.
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.
- Three to Tango (1999)
- One Eight Seven (1997)
- Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
- Hook (1991)
- Another World (1964) (TV series) (1988)
- The Gate (1987)