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Victoria Rowell

Victoria Rowell
Posted By: Demel Baber on May 29, 2007

Victoria Rowell, a versatile actress of theatre, primetime, daytime and feature films, the Victoria Rowell is known around the world for her various roles. She has been nominated twice for a Daytime Emmy and awarded eleven NAACP Image Awards.

Born in Portland, Maine, Rowell was raised in foster care for 18 years. At the age of eight, Rowell received the Ford Foundation scholarship to the Cambridge School of Ballet under the auspices of the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. After eight years of training, she flourished as a dancer, garnering scholarships to both the School of American Ballet and the American Ballet Theater by the age of 16.



After dancing professionally with various companies that is, the American Ballet Theater II Company, Ballet Hispanico of New York, Contemporary Ballet, Twyla Tharp Workshop and the Julliard School of Music Dance Extension Program with Anthony Tudor Rowell accepted guest-artist teaching posts in New England.

While teaching, the opportunity presented itself for her to pursue a career in modeling. Soon, she began gracing the pages of various magazines, including Seventeen and Mademoiselle before auditioning for her first television role.

She is was a student at Juliard and a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. She tirelessly works as an advocate for foster children as well as striving for the well being of all children.
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Candice Johnson
Morris College class of 2005
Go Druscilla Winters in Y&R.
Monday, June 4th 2007 at 11:56AM

She just released a book within the past couple weeks.

Which one of ya'll gonna get her digits for me? lol

~ C
Wednesday, June 6th 2007 at 9:44AM
TAMEEKA GILBERT
CUNY -The Medgar Evers College class of 2009
God bless..ya great to know she's finally of Y&R>>>
Sunday, June 10th 2007 at 11:38PM
Carmen (Crockett) Smith
St. Augustines College class of 1984
Victoria,
I am a big fan! I am sorry to see you off Y&R but I know everyone has to move on! Possibilities of returning? They never found your body (LOL). Kudos to you! All the best!
Monday, October 8th 2007 at 11:45AM

Hi Victoria,
I am also a huge fan, and I also have to repeat the previous comment.........they never found Dru's body!! I think we all want you back, is there ever gonna be a return of Drucilla Winters?
Monday, October 22nd 2007 at 10:30AM
Marilyn Dailey
Alabama State University class of 2001
Hello Victoria, I am one of your Sigma sorors from Alabama. I want you to know that I am proud of you and that I have watched the Y&R, You are a good actress and I know that you will get a great part soon. God Be Witj You.
Sunday, May 25th 2008 at 6:38PM
Demel Baber
University of the District of Columbia class of 2009
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-YIP! I went to her book signing and she is so beautiful in person and very down to earth.
Wednesday, May 28th 2008 at 8:24AM
Rebecca Williams
Community Organizer/Subsitute Teacher at State Representitve AL Edwards
Did she attend a HBCU?
Thursday, October 23rd 2008 at 11:38AM
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