Victoria Rowell

Biography: Victoria Rowell is best known for her 8 years on Diagnosis Murder starring as Dr. Amanda Bentley, an LA County Medical Examiner. After the show ended in 2001, Victoria has starred in two more Diagnosis Murder movies, one aired in February, the other one will air during May Sweeps.
In addition to her role in Diagnosis, Victoria has starred in the CBS daytime drama, The Young and the Restless as Drucilla Barber-Winters. She starred in the series from 1990-1998 and returned for one more year in 2001. It is said the she is one of the busiest actors in Hollywood. Starring in one series can be hectic with a 14 hour work day, and Victoria starred in two at the same time.
In 1994 she starred in the Jim Carrey Movie Dumb and Dumber as FBI Special Agent Beth Jordan.
Recently, Victoria starred in the critically acclaimed HBO movie, Feast of All Saints by Ann Rice (2001).
Victoria is the founder of the Rowell Foster Children Positive Plan, which helps foster children gain
scholarships. Victoria was also a foster child.
Ms. Rowell has starred in many other Movies, TV-Movies, and made several guest appearances.
She is a national spokesperson for Casey Family Services. She frequently spends time on Capitol Hill, lobbying for foster children services. Visit her official site.
Victoria resides with her two children in Hollywood Hills, California.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS
Soap Opera Digest Award - (1992) - (NOMINATED)Outstanding Female Newcomer
Soap Opera Digest Award - (1994) - (WON) Outstanding Scene Stealer - WON
Soap Opera Digest Award - (1995) - (NOMINATED)Hottest Female Star
Image Award - (1996) - (WON) Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama
Daytime Emmy - (1996) - (NOMINATED) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Image Award - (1997) - (NOMINATED) Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama
Daytime Emmy - (1997) - (NOMINATED) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Image Award - (1998) - (WON) Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama
Daytime Emmy - (1998) - (NOMINATED) Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Image Award - (1999) - (WON) Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama
Image Award - (2001) - (WON) Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama

DIAGNOSIS MURDER
Image Award - (1996) - (NOMINATED) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Image Award - (1999) - (NOMINATED) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Image Award - (2001) - (NOMINATED) Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

OTHER CREDITS
MUSIC VIDEO STEVIE WONDER: HOW COME HOW LONG
MUSIC VIDEO BOYS II MEN: ON BENDED KNEE
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Victoria Rowell's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 42
Highest Metascore: 46 A Wake in Providence
Lowest Metascore: 39 Dumb and Dumber
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
5 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
42 Home of the Brave Dec 15, 2006 Penelope Marsh 6.6
46 A Wake in Providence May 27, 2005 Alissa 5.5
40 Barb Wire May 3, 1996 Cora D/Corrina Devonshire 4.2
39 Dumb and Dumber Dec 16, 1994 Athletic Beauty 8.6
45 The Distinguished Gentleman Dec 4, 1992 Celia Kirby 7.5