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Rose Mcgowan Height 5' 3" Born September 5 1973 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy
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Rose Mcgowan:Rose McGowan was born on
September 5, 1973, to a French mother, and an Irish father. She was raised in a
'Children on God' commune in Florence, Italy. Rose has 4 siblings; two brothers,
two sisters, She also has 2 half siblings. By the time she was 10, her parents
had divorced, and she went to live with her grandmother in Washington. She
legally emancipated herself at 15. She moved down to Los Angeles, where she was
discovered standing outside of a gym refusing to go in because she thought it
would have been 'too corny'.
She landed her first starring role in Gregg Araki's film The Doom Generation, which got her nominated for Best Newcomer at the 1996 Independent Spirit Awards. Also in 1996 she got a supporting role in Wes Craven's Scream, as Sidney Prescott's friend Tatum Riley.
In late 1997, Rose met rocker Marilyn Manson, who had moved to Hollywood hoping to meet her. In February, 1999 she announced their engagement on Howard Stern. In January 2001, Rose said "There is great love, but our lifestyle difference is, unfortunately, even greater," in a statement announcing the couple are breaking off their nearly two-year engagement.
Rose's other projects include the 1997 films Going All the Way, Lewis & Clark & George, Nowhere, and the short film Seed. In 1998, Rose starred with Ben Affleck and Peter O'Toole in the feature thriller Phantoms and in the independent film Southie, which won Best Picture at the 2000 Seattle Film Festival. In 2001 SHE took over from Shannen Doherty, on the WBs hit show Charmed in the role of Paige Matthews, the long lost sister of the Halliwells.
Very light complexion.
Auditioned for the role of Lisa in Girl, Interrupted (1999). The part eventually went to Angelina Jolie
She won the role of Amy Blue in The Doom Generation (1995), after Jordan Ladd backed out.
Was engaged to Marilyn Manson. [1998-2001]
Was a child model.
Second oldest of six children.
She and Marilyn Manson announced that they were splitting up. [18 January 2001]
Told Howard Stern that she broke up with Marilyn Manson because she tired of the rock and roll lifestyle he engaged in. When pressed further, she admitted that drug use was a big part of that lifestyle. [October 2001]
Has a tattoo of a woman on her right shoulder.
She knits, gardens, and collects Marlene Dietrich memorabilia.
The WB network announced that she would be playing Paige Matthews, the long-lost, baby half-sister of Prue, Piper and Phoebe on the hit series "Charmed" (1998). She was cast after Shannen Doherty, who played eldest sister Prue Halliwell, was fired when she refused to sign a two-year contract extension. [June 2001]
She won the role of Tatum Riley in Scream (1996/I) after Melinda Clarke turned it down. Coincidentally, the two would later work together when Clarke guest starred on "Charmed" (1998) in October 2002.
She attended high school with Nicole Berger
Ranked #39 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
She ran away at age 9 to escape the Children of God cult that her parents were a part of. River Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix, Summer Phoenix, Rain Phoenix and Joaquin Phoenix were also child members of Children of God.
Absolutely hates fish
Had agoraphobia and OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
Has two Boston terriers named Bug and Fester.
Watched Viva Las Vegas (1964) many times in order to prepare for her role of Ann-Margret in the mini-series Elvis (2005) (TV)
She is of French and Irish descent.
Is the favorite actress of both Brian DePalma and Quentin Tarantino.
Legally emancipated herself from her parents at the age of 15.
Collaborated with musician BT on the song "Superfabulous" found on his 2003 CD "Emotional Technology".
Her first language is Italian.
Owns the company Pinken Mint (with Natasha Andres) that designs and makes custom purse caddies.
Ranked #44 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Met boyfriend Robert Rodriguez when he directed her in Planet Terror (2007).
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