Rose Rollins

Rose Rollins

Rollins at fan convention for The L Word in 2009.
Born (1981-04-30) April 30, 1981
Berkeley, California, U.S
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present

Rose Rollins (born April 30, 1981) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Tasha Williams in the Showtime drama series, The L Word (2007-2009). In 2016, Rollins began starring as Valerie Anderson in the ABC crime drama series, The Catch.

Early life

Rollins was born in Berkeley, California.[1] She moved to New York when she worked as model, appearing on numerous commercials and major advertising campaigns.[2] She later moved to Los Angeles, when made her acting debut appearing as C. J. Cregg's assistant in two episodes of NBC drama series, The West Wing in 1999.[3]


In early 2000s, Rollins has had supporting roles in films 13 Moons (2002) opposite Jennifer Beals, Undisputed (2002) starring Wesley Snipes, and Something New (2006) starring Sanaa Lathan. She also appeared in Mission: Impossible III in 2006. On television, she had the recurring role in the short-lived ABC legal drama In Justice in 2006.

In 2007, Rollins joined the cast of Showtime drama series The L Word during the fourth season as Tasha Williams.[4] She starred on show to its finale in 2009. She also played Monique on the web series Girltrash! in 2007, which was directed by Angela Robinson. She later has appeared on CSI: NY and Miami Medical, before regular role opposite Kelli Giddish in the short-lived NBC police drama series, Chase produced by Jerry Bruckheimer during 2010-11 season.[5][6] In 2014, Rollins played the leading role alongside Julia Stiles in the TNT legal drama pilot Guilt by Association.[7][8]

In 2015, Rollins had the recurring role of Detective Kizmin Rider in the Amazon crime drama series, Bosch. Later that year, she was cast in the series regular role as Valerie Anderson in the ABC drama series The Catch produced by Shonda Rhimes.[9][10]



Year Title Role Notes
2002 13 Moons Sanandra
2002 Undisputed Tawnee Rawlins
2006 Something New Lauren
2006 Mission: Impossible III Ellie
2006 I Thought of You Betty Davis Short film
2007 Blind Man Summer
2013 In 3 Days Ella Short film
2014 Girltrash: All Night Long Monique Shaniqua Jones
2015 Pixels White House Press Secretary


Year Title Role Notes
1999 West Wing, TheThe West Wing Suzanne Episodes: "Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc" and "A Proportional Response"
2004 Nikki and Nora Pilot
2005 Dr. Vegas Amanda Episode: "Babe in the Woods"
2006 In Justice Victoria Recurring role, 4 episodes
2007 Girltrash! Monique Jones Web-series, 11 episodes
2007-2009 L Word, TheThe L Word Tasha Williams Series regular, 28 episodes
2009 CSI: NY Beth Garrett Episode: "Dead Reckoning"
2010 Miami Medical Meg Baxter Episode: "Down to the Bone"
2010-2011 Chase Daisy Ogbaa Series regular, 16 episodes
2012 Southland Officer Anawalt Episode: "Underwater"
2012 NCIS Navy Lt. Comm. Megan Huffner Episode: "You Better Watch Out"
2013 Nikita Ellen Crawford Episode: "Set-Up"
2014 Guilt by Association Toni LaCollette Pilot
2015 Bosch Detective Kizmin Rider Recurring role, 8 episodes
2016 The Catch Valerie Anderson Series regular


  1. "Rose Rollins Biography". Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  2. "Rose Rollins as Tasha Williams in The L Word". Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  3. Diane Anderson-Minshall. "Rose Rollins Dishes Her Secrets". Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  4. Interview With Rose Rollins of "The L Word" |
  5. Nellie Andreeva (8 February 2010). "ABC, NBC pilots expand casts". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  6. "Chase canceled, no season two". canceled TV shows - TV Series Finale. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  7. Nellie Andreeva. "Jamey Sheridan Joins TNT Pilot 'Agent X'; Rose Rollins In TNT's 'Guilt By Association'". Deadline. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  8. Tambay A. Obenson (17 February 2014). "TV Casting News Featuring: Vondie Curtis-Hall, Rose Rolli - Shadow and Act". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  9. Lesley Goldberg (11 March 2015). "'L Word' Alum Joins ABC's Shondaland Drama - Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  10. Kimberly Roots. "Rose Rollins — 'The L Word' Actress Cast in Shonda Rhimes 'The Catch' Pilot - TVLine". TVLine. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
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