Happy Birthday Rose McGowan
Rose Arianna McGowan or Rose McGowan was born on September 5, 1973, in Certaldo, Italy. She is the daughter of Terri, a former writer and Microsoft employee, and Daniel McGowan, who worked as a commercial artist. Her parents were American, and she has Irish and French ancestry. She is the second oldest of the six siblings.
In the span of 1998-2001 she got engaged to Marilyn Manson, but in January 2001, they announced that they were splitting up. She is quite talented as well as she knits, gardens, collects shoes and even collects Marlene Dietrich memorabilia. A tattoo of a woman on her right shoulder has been surgically removed. She hates fish and, suffers from agoraphobia and OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder).
She was considered a loner in high school. She wore black and spent most of her time in the library. After her parents divorced, McGowan lived with her father in Seattle, Washington, attending Roosevelt High School and Nova Alternative High School, and worked at McDonald’s. At the age of 15, she officially emancipated herself from her parents and relocated to Los Angeles.
She loves singing karaoke to Patsy Cline. McGowan spent the majority of the 1990s appearing in a variety of independent films, including roles in Southie, Going All the Way, and Lewis & Clark & George and, made her first appearance in a Hollywood film with a role in the 1992 Pauly Shore comedy Encino Man. The following year she starred in the 1998 dark comedy Jawbreaker, where she played a popular yet malevolent high school student who tries to cover up her involvement in a classmate’s murder.
She made $55,000 per episode in her early years of Charmed (1998), which was bumped up to $102,000 per episode from season 7, onwards. She dyed her hair blonde, in order to contrast her black hair from Neve Campbell’s, in the horror movie Scream (1996).
In addition to film and television, McGowan lent her voice to the video games
Dark–watch, playing a femme fatale named Tala, and Terminator Salvation, as a troubled soldier named Angie Salter. She also co-hosted the TCM’s film-series program The Essentials alongside Robert Osbourne in 2008, discussing classic Hollywood film. In 2010 McGowan attended the USO Gala in Washington D.C. to support United States troops and a David Lynch Foundation fund-raising event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She won the Fright Meter award in the category: Best Supporting Actress for Grindhouse – Planet Terror in 2009 and, two different awards for her role in Rose McGowan in 2006 and, 2009.