Shiva Rose Gharibafshar is an American actress born in an Iranian-American family. Of Irish and Persian descent, she is married to American actor Dylan McDermott. They have two daughters, Colette and Charlotte. On September 27, 2007, People magazine confirmed that Rose and McDermott have separated. Nearly eight months after the duo announced they had separated, the actor filed for divorce from his wife on May 21, 2008. Her father, Parviz Gharibafshar, was a popular television personality in his native Iran and now a personality on the Persian Broadcasting Company, Tapesh.