Rose Mclver

Inside Biography

New Zealand actress, Rose Mclver is best known for appearing in a number of TV-series and movies such as, ‘Masters of Sex,’ ‘Power Rangers: RPM,’ ‘Once Upon a Time,’ Blinder,’ and ‘Predicament.’ In 2002, Mclver won the TV Guide NZ Television Award under Best Juvenile Actress. She has also received the Visa Entertainment Screen Award for the Best NZ Actress. Currently, she stars as Olivia "Liv" Moore in CW's ‘iZombie.’ 

The beautiful actress is dating Benjamin Hoeksema, her boyfriend since 2005. Till date, the couple shares a strong bond with no signs of a breakup.

Early Life And Education

Rose Mclver was born Frances Rose Mclver on 10th October 1988 in Auckland, New Zealand. She belongs to White ethnicity/race and by nationality, she is New Zealander. 

Mclver grew up in Titirangi, New Zealand, as the daughter of artist Annie Coney Mclver and photographer John George Whitfield Mclver. Her brother, Paul Mclver, was an actor before he pursued a career in music. 

Mclver graduated from the Avondale College in 2006. She then joined the University of Auckland, majoring in Psychology and Linguistics, but she did not complete her degree.  Mclver also learned ballet and jazz dance until she was thirteen. 


Rose Mclver began her acting career at the mere age of two, appearing in commercials. She then appeared as Angel in 1993 New Zealand drama film, The Piano, starring  Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, and Anna Paquin

Soon after, Mclver worked in a number of TV films such as ‘Hercules in the Maze of the Minotaur,’ ‘Hercules and the Amazon Women’, and ‘Hercules in the Underworld.

In 1995, Mclver was cast in the TV series ‘Riding High’ as Billy. The following year, she acted in New Zealand soap opera, ‘City Life Sophie.’ She then got featured in New Zealand film, ‘Topless Women Talk About Their Lives’ as Sally.

Between 1999 and 2004, Mclver made her appearances in several television series, theatre, and film projects including ‘Ozzie’, ‘Arcadia’, ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’, ‘Toy Love’, ‘‘Mercy Peak’, ‘P.E.T. Detectives’, ‘Maiden Voyage’, ‘Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off’  and many more. 

Mclver played the lead role of Garland in 2006 New Zealand fantasy-based television series, ‘Maddigan's Quest’ followed by playing the character of Constance Short in 2007 New Zealand comedy/drama television series, 'Rude Awakenings.'

In 2009, Rose Mclver made her big screen debut with the supernatural drama film, The Lovely Bones as Lindsey Salmon alongside Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, and Stanley Tucci.

Then Mclver appeared in several movies, such as Predicament, The Dinner Party, Warning Labels, Queen of Carthage as well as in television series, Tangiwai, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Masters of Sex among others.

Currently, Rose Mclver plays the lead role of Olivia "Liv" Moore in American television series ‘iZombie,’ starring, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley, and David Anders

Net worth

As per some online sources, Rose Mclver has an estimated net worth of $4 million, but the total amount is still under review.  Some of her movies that made an impressive collection at the box office are-

Movie IMDB Budget Box office collection Starring 
The Piano (1993) 7.6 US$7 million US$140 million Holly Hunter
Harvey Keitel
Sam Neill
Anna Paquin
Kerry Walker
Genevieve Lemon
The Lovely Bones (2009) 6.7 $65 million $93.6 million Mark Wahlberg
Rachel Weisz
Susan Sarandon
Stanley Tucci
Michael Imperioli
Saoirse Ronan
Blinder(2013) 4.5 $5 million $49,000 Oliver Ackland
Anna Hutchison
Jack Thompson
Angus Sampson
Bobby Morley
A Christmas Prince(2017) 5.6 $3 million  $7 million Ben Lamb
Tom Knight
Sarah Douglas
Daniel Fathers
Alice Krige
Tahirah Sharif

Personal Life 

Rose Mclver is not married yet, but she is in a long-term relationship with an architect, Benjamin Hoeksema. They are dating since 2005 and still going strong as a couple.

Mclver started living with her boyfriend in Los Angeles in 2011. 

Before establishing herself as a successful actress, Mclver worked as part-time importing bananas with Fair Trade. Mclver loves writing, crossword puzzles, and Sudoku.

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by ab-mahima, 12 Mar, 2018

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