Victoria Rowell

Born May 10, 1959

Victoria "Vicki" Lynn Rowell is an American actress and dancer. She is best known for her portrayal of ballerina-turned-model Drucilla Winters on the CBS daytime drama The Young and the Restless, and medical examiner/pathologist Dr. Amanda Bentley on the CBS drama Diagnosis: Murder. From 1993 to 2000, she appeared on both series simultaneously.… Read More

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1959 Birth Rowell was born in Portland, Maine, on May 10, 1959. … Read More


1987 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Rowell began her career as ballet dancer and model, before making her acting debut in the 1987 comedy film, Leonard Part 6. … Read More


1989 30 Years Old Rowell's first marriage was to Tom Fahey in 1989. … Read More
1990 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1990, Rowell was cast as street urchin-turned-ballet-dancer Drucilla Barber on the CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless. … Read More
1992 33 Years Old …  She had the role of Eddie Murphy's character's love interest in the 1992 comedy film, The Distinguished Gentleman.
1994 35 Years Old In 1994 she played FBI agent Beth Jordan in comedy film Dumb and Dumber. … Read More
1997 38 Years Old In 1997 she appeared in the critically acclaimed drama film, Eve's Bayou. … Read More


2004 45 Years Old …  In 2004, she was a special guest on the talk show Dr. Phil, in which she gave an emancipated foster child a chance at a job with Sony, dental care, and a scholarship from her foundation.
2006 47 Years Old In May 2006, Rowell was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by the University of Southern Maine in recognition of her work for the benefit of foster children.
In 2007, Rowell published a memoir of her life that focused on her time in foster care. … Read More
2008 49 Years Old In May 2008, Rowell announced her engagement to Radcliffe Bailey, an Atlanta artist, at her annual High Tea at Noon fundraiser. Victoria and Radcliffe married on June 27, 2009, in Dublin, New Hampshire.


2012 53 Years Old In March 2012, Storey Publishing released a vv book titled Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games, which Rowell co-authored with well-known environment an activist Paul Tukey.
2014 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, Rowell posted a series of tweets criticizing the show for not having enough African-Americans in decision making positions. "Young & Restless on air for 40 years, loyally watched by their absolute competitive-edge audience (blacks) & not one black Exec producer?" - she tweeted.
In February 2015, Rowell filed a lawsuit against CBS, Sony Pictures Television, Bell Dramatic Serial Company and Bell-Phillip Television Production Inc, alleging racial discrimination and retaliation. … Read More
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