Biography

Gena Rowlands (born June 19, 1930) is an American actress of film, stage and television. The 3 time Emmy and 2 time Golden Globe winner is best known for her collaborations with her actor-director husband John Cassavetes in ten films, in two of which, Gloria and A Woman Under the Influence, she gave Academy Award-nominated performances.

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Gena Rowlands (born June 19, 1930) is an American actress of film, stage and television. The 3 time Emmy and 2 time Golden Globe winner is best known for her collaborations with her actor-director husband John Cassavetes in ten films, in two of which, Gloria and A Woman Under the Influence, she gave Academy Award-nominated performances.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 97

Birthday 1930-06-19

Place of Birth Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks as Lily Harrison
2014 Yellow as Mimi
2014 Parts Per Billion as Esther
2011 Olive as Tess M Powell
2011 Faces
2007 Cannes: All Access as Herself
2007 What If God Were the Sun? as Melissa Eisenbloom
2007 Broken English as Vivien Wilder-Mann
2006 Paris, je t'aime as Gena (Quartier Latin)
2006 Stardust: The Bette Davis Story as Herself
2006 Numb3rs(1 episode)
2005 The Skeleton Key as Violet Devereaux
2005 NCIS(1 episode)
2004 The Notebook as Allie Calhoun
2004 The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie as Mrs. Evelyn Ritchie
2004 Taking Lives as Mrs. Rebecca Asher
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Herself
2002 Charms For the Easy Life as Charlie Kate Birch
2002 Monk(1 episode) as Marge Johnson
2002 Hysterical Blindness as Virginia Miller
2001 Wild Iris as Minnie Brinn
2000 Light Keeps Me Company as Herself - Interviewee
2000 The Color of Love: Jacey's Story
2000 A Constant Forge
1999 The Weekend as Laura Ponti
1998 Playing by Heart as Hannah
1998 Grace & Glorie as Grace Stiles
1998 The Mighty as Gram
1998 Hope Floats as Ramona Calvert
1998 Paulie as Ivy
1998 Best Friends for Life as Mrs. Harriet Cahill
1997 She's So Lovely as Miss Green
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 Unhook the Stars as Mildred 'Millie' Hawks
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 John Cassavetes: To Risk Everything to Express It All
1995 The Neon Bible as Mae Morgan
1995 Something to Talk About as Georgia King
1994 Parallel Lives as Francie Pomerantz
1993 Anything for John
1993 Silent Cries as Peggy Sutherland
1992 Crazy in Love as Honora Swift
1991 Face of a Stranger as Pat Foster
1991 Night on Earth as Victoria Snelling
1991 Once Around as Marilyn Bella
1990 Montana as Bess Guthrie
1988 Another Woman as Marion
1987 The Betty Ford Story as Betty Ford
1987 Light of Day as Janette Rasnick
1985 An Early Frost as Katherine Pierson
1985 Nederland C
1984 I'm Almost Not Crazy: John Cassavetes - the Man and His Work as Herself
1984 Love Streams as Sarah Lawson
1983 Rapunzel as Witch
1983 Thursday's Child as Victoria Alden
1982 Faerie Tale Theatre(1 episode) as Witch
1982 Tempest as Antonia Dimitrius
1980 Gloria as Gloria Swenson
1979 Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter as Abigail Mason
1978 The Brink's Job as Mary Pino
1978 A Question of Love as Linda Ray Guettner
1977 Opening Night as Myrtle Gordon
1976 Two-Minute Warning as Janet
1974 A Woman Under the Influence as Mabel Longhetti
1972 Ghost Story(1 episode)
1971 Minnie and Moskowitz as Minnie Moore
1971 Columbo(1 episode) as Elizabeth Van Wick
1969 Medical Center(1 episode)
1969 Machine Gun McCain as Rosemary Scott
1969 Filmmakers of Our Time - John Cassavetes as Herself
1968 Faces as Jeannie Rapp
1968 Nick Quarry
1967 Tony Rome as Rita Kosterman
1967 Garrison's Gorillas(1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life(1 episode)
1964 Peyton Place(517 episodes)
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre(2 episodes)
1963 Burke's Law(2 episodes)
1963 A Child Is Waiting as Sophie Widdicombe Benham
1962 The Virginian(1 episode)
1962 The Spiral Road as Els
1962 Lonely Are the Brave as Jerry Bondi
1961 Target: The Corruptors!(1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare(1 episode)
1961 87th Precinct(30 episodes) as Teddy Carella
1960 The Islanders(1 episode)
1959 Adventures in Paradise(1 episode)
1959 Laramie(1 episode)
1959 Riverboat(1 episode)
1959 Johnny Staccato(1 episode)
1958 77 Sunset Strip(1 episode)
1958 The High Cost of Loving as Ginny Fry
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater(1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(2 episodes)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents(1 episode)
1948 Studio One(1 episode)

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