Bowman was born in Walnut Creek, California. Bowman began acting in community theater, and commercials, and appeared as Darcy on The Road Home.
After guest appearances on Boy Meets World, NYPD Blue and Baywatch, Bowman assumed the role of Colleen Cooper on the popular drama Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman in 1995. She took over this role after the original portrayer, Erika Flores, was fired. Bowman won the Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Drama Series at the Young Artists Awards in 1996 for her role as Colleen. She was also nominated in 1997 and 1998. She won the Michael Landon Award in 1996, along with Beth Sullivan, Tim Johnson, Chad Allen and Shawn Toovey, for Outstanding Family Television series of the year. After Dr. Quinn was cancelled in 1998, Bowman starred in Someone to Love Me, playing a rape victim who struggles to prove her rapist's guilt.
Bowman appeared in two made for TV movies, Young Hearts Unlimited and Lethal Vows, before reprising her role as Colleen for the movie Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within in 2001. She appeared in the movies Joy Ride and Derailed, starring Clive Owen.
Jessica Bowman Facts
|Birth Name||Jessica Robyn Bowman|
|Birthday||November 26, 1980 (36)|
|Birthplace||Walnut Creek, California, USA|
|Height||5' 3" (1m60) How tall is Jessica Bowman compared to you?|
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|Joy Ride Blu-ray|
|Universal 100th Anniversary Collection|
|Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman|
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