Rose McGowan

Known For: Charmed, The Doom Generation, Scream, Jawbreaker, Planet Terror, Death Proof

Appearances | Saturday May 25th and Sunday May 26th

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.

McGowan's career as an actor began with The Doom Generation (1995). Originally intended for Jordan Ladd, the character of Amy Blue was, coincidentally, awarded to McGowan by an associate of director Gregg Araki. For her performance, she was nominated at the 1995 Independent Spirit Awards for Best Debut Performance. Subsequently cast in Wes Craven's Scream (1996), she experienced further success when the project defied expectations to become one of the highest-grossing films of the year. She also starred as Paige Matthews in the acclaimed TV series Charmed (1998) to which she devoted five consecutive years. In 2014, her directorial debut Dawn (2014) was nominated for the Short Film Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival

Additional credits include Going All the Way (1997), Lewis & Clark & George (1997), Southie (1998) and Jawbreaker (1999), The Killing Yard (2001), Planet Terror (2007), and Death Proof (2007) among others.