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Victoria Rowell    

Actress, Producer, Director, Writer, American Ballet Theatre Alum & Founder of Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan (RFCPP)

Born in Maine, Victoria Rowell is a New York Times bestselling author of, "The Women Who Raised Me," (HarperCollins). She is also a Simon & Schuster novelist, "Secrets of a Soap Opera" Diva and more. She was recognized by 193 members of Congress for advocacy on behalf of education, foster and adoptive youth, parents and social workers. She founded, directed The Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan charity for 20 years, providing arts scholarships and college stipends. Served on the Princeton University Center for African American Studies Advisory under Professor Eddie Glaude.

Rowell appeared in A Ballerina’s Tale, starring prima ballerina, Misty Copland. Rowell is an alumna of American Ballet Theater and an American Ballet Theater/Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Accredited teacher. She served on the Americans for the Arts board of directors and has spoken on Capitol Hill on arts advocacy in underserved communities. For fifteen years Rowell served as a spokesperson for The Annie E. Casey Foundation, the charitable arm of United Parcel Service building better futures for children and families.

She is an EMMY nominated actress, 12x NAACP Image Awardee, producer, director and lecturer. She founded her production company, Days Ferry Productions shortly after relocating to Los Angeles from New York City to pursue her acting and filmmaking career.


Victoria Rowell Sues 'Young and the Restless' Producers, Alleges She Was Blackballed Off Show
Former "Young and the Restless" star Victoria Rowell is suing the producers of the long-running soap opera, accusing the show of refusing to rehire her for almost two decades because of racism and her advocacy for African-Americans in the industry.
‘The Young and The Restless’ Spoilers: Constant Hilary Drama Evokes Memories of Drucilla – Will Victoria Rowell Return to Y&R?
The Young and the Restless (Y&R) spoilers explore how the character of Hilary is in many ways a homage to Drucilla. Hilary (Mishael Morgan) has been a focal point since she first arrived in Wisconsin. She stirred emotions within the Winter’s family ever since, which evokes memories of another force of nature who once lived in Genoa City.
Production Begins on Victoria Rowell's 'The Rich & The Ruthless'
I'm sure you've noticed I haven't been blogging as much recently. It's because I've been busy helping legendary soap queen Victoria Rowell bring characters from her popular novels Secrets of a Soap Opera Diva and The Young and the Ruthless to life in an upcoming made-for-TV movie!

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