Gena Rowlands

Gena Rowlands

American actress
Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands is a retired American actress, whose career in film, stage, and television has spanned seven decades.Wikipedia
BornJune 19, 1930
HometownCambria, Wisconsin, United States of America
Height5'6" (1.68m)
SpouseRobert Forrest (m 2012 - present) , John Cassavetes (m 1954 - 1989)
ChildrenNick Cassavetes , Zoe Cassavetes , Alexandra Cassavetes
ParentsEdwin Myrwyn Rowlands , Lady Rowlands
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Opening Night: John Cassavetes' unromantic ode to theatre is stunning

  • Opening Night: John Cassavetes' unromantic ode to theatre is stunning. Gena Rowlands plays an actor frustrated with her character in a backstage drama that kicks off our series on the ways cinema depicts theatre

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2008Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesWhat If God Were the Sun?Nominated
2007Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieWhat If God Were the Sun?Nominated
2003Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture MadeHysterical BlindnessNominated
2003Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieHysterical BlindnessWinner
2002Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieWild IrisWinner