A natural talent, with a striking presence and undeniable energy, Rose McIver is one of
Hollywood’s most vibrant young actresses.
McIver can currently be seen as the lead in Rob Thomas’ (Veronica Mars) series for the CW, iZombie. The supernatural crime procedural, based on the DC Comics title of the same name, centers on Liv (McIver), a medical-student-turned-zombie who takes a job in the coroner’s office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. However, with every brain she eats, she inherits the corpse’s memories. With the help of her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she solves homicide cases to quiet the disturbing voices in her head.
Rose previously recurred on the Showtime critically acclaimed series, Masters of Sex, starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. She played ‘Vivian’ the daughter of Provost Barton Scully (played by Beau Bridges) and Margaret (played by Alison Janney). She also had a recurring role as ‘Tinkerbell’ in the ABC series, Once Upon A Time and starred in the Lifetime movie Petals on the Wind, the sequel to the very successful movie, Flowers in the Attic.
She recently starred in the Netflix movie, A Christmas Prince, and is set to star in the upcoming sequel as well. She also starred in the independent film, Brampton’s Own, about a struggling minor league baseball player who retires and returns to his small hometown, carefully dodging old wounds until confronted with the girl (McIver) that got away. Other film credits include the independent film, Brightest Star starring opposite Chris Lowell and Alison Janney as well as the multi-award winning Dreamworks film The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson and starring opposite Saoirse Ronan, Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz.
She is based in Los Angeles, but often goes back to New Zealand, which she also considers home.