Mackenzie Rosman is an American actress known for starring as Ruthie Camden in The WB’s the long-running drama ‘7th Heaven’ for which she earned a Young Artist Award for supporting actress in 2004. She is also known for her roles in the films ‘Proud American’, ‘The Tomb’ and ‘Fading of the Cries’. One of the most beautiful, bold, confident and smart American actresses of today, Rosman inspires thousands of young people both inside and outside the entertainment industry. She started her acting career as a child and has since then appeared in numerous films and TV productions. Outside of acting, she enjoys spending time with animals, especially horses. Rosman is a competitive equestrian show jumper and frequently participates in jumping competitions. She also volunteers with various charities. An active supporter of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the talented actress wishes to educate the general public about the importance of organ donation. She also enjoys reading, swimming, skating, and dancing.
Mackenzie Rosman started acting at the age of four, initially appearing in television commercials of Tuff's Diaper and Nike shoes. In 1996, she was cast in The WB’s drama series ‘7th Heaven’ as Ruthie Camden, a role she played until 2007. During this time, she also starred in the independent flick ‘Gideon’ alongside Christopher Lambert, Shelley Winters and Charlton Heston. In 2008, the actress played Bree in the biographical drama film ‘Proud American’. A year later, she featured as Loreli in ‘The Tomb’, a story of an author who falls in love with a fascinating woman who strives to attain immortality and does everything to keep death away.
From 2010 to 2011, Rosman had a recurring role in ABC Family’s ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’. During this time, she also starred as Jill in the fantasy flick ‘Fading of the Cries’. In 2013, she appeared in a supernatural horror television film titled ‘Ghost Shark’. That year, she also did the films ‘Nightcomer’ and ‘Beneath’. She also posed for ‘Maxim’ magazine the same year.
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Family & Personal Life
Mackenzie Rosman was born on December 28, 1989, in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, to Donna and her first husband. She has a brother, Chandler. She had a stepsister named Katelyn Salmont from her mother’s marriage to her stepfather Randy. Salmont suffered from cystic fibrosis and underwent a double lung-transplant in 2005. She eventually died of the disease in 2008.
Mackenzie Rosman currently lives in West Hollywood, California. She is an avid animal lover and has a number of cats, dogs, chickens, goats, and horses. In late 2007, she graduated from Valencia High School. She is of mixed German, English, Scottish, and Swedish descent.
The actress is an active supporter of a number of charitable organizations including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She also serves as the ambassador for Childhelp Inc., a non-profit organization which helps abused kids. Besides these, Rosman is the national honorary chairman for a school fundraising program called CureFinders that helps fund the research for a cure for cystic fibrosis. She also wishes to educate people about the critical need for organ donation.