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Gena Rowlands

Television Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Actress | * 06/19/1930 (90) | Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands (born June 19, 1930) is an American actress, whose career in film, stage, and television has spanned over six decades. A four-time Emmy and two-time Golden Globe winner, she is known for her collaborations with her late actor-director husband John Cassavetes in ten films, including A Woman Under the Influence (1974) and Gloria (1980), which earned her nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress. She also won the Silver Bear for Best Actress for Opening Night (1977). She is also known for her performances in Woody Allen's Another Woman (1988), and her son, Nick Cassavetes' film, The Notebook (2004). In November 2015, Rowlands received an Honorary Academy Award in recognition of her unique screen performances. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Gena Rowlands

Silver Bear for Best Actress 2x Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Gena Rowlands as Actress(74)

as Lily Harrison2014 Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
as Mimi2014 Yellow
as Esther2014 Parts Per Billion
as Tess M Powell2011 Olive
2011 Faces
as herself2007 Cannes: All Access
as Melissa Eisenbloom2007 What If God Were the Sun?
as Vivien Wilder-Mann2007 Broken English
as Gena (Quartier Latin)2006 Paris, Je T'Aime
as Violet Devereaux2005 The Skeleton Key
as Mrs. Evelyn Ritchie2004 The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie
as Mrs. Rebecca Asher2004 Taking Lives
as Allie Calhoun2004 The Notebook
as Virginia Miller2002 Hysterical Blindness
as Charlie Kate Birch2002 Charms for the Easy Life
as Minnie Brinn2001 Wild Iris
as Herself - Interviewee2000 Light Keeps Me Company
as Georgia Porter2000 The Color of Love: Jacey's Story
as Laura Ponti1999 The Weekend
as Ramona Calvert1998 Hope Floats
as Hannah1998 Playing by Heart
as Gram1998 The Mighty
as Grace Stiles1998 Grace & Glorie
as Ivy1998 Paulie
as Mrs. Harriet Cahill1998 Best Friends for Life
as Miss Green1997 She's So Lovely
as Mildred 'Millie' Hawks1996 Unhook the Stars
as Mae Morgan1995 The Neon Bible
as Georgia King1995 Something to Talk About
as Francie Pomerantz1994 Parallel Lives
as Peggy Sutherland1993 Silent Cries
as Honora Swift1992 Crazy in Love
as Victoria Snelling1991 Night on Earth
as Marilyn Bella1991 Once Around
as Pat Foster1991 Face of a Stranger
as Bess Guthrie1990 Montana
as herself1990 Hollywood Mavericks
as Marion1988 Another Woman
as Janette Rasnick1987 Light of Day
as Betty Ford1987 The Betty Ford Story
as Katherine Pierson1985 An Early Frost
as Sarah Lawson1984 Love Streams
as Victoria Alden1983 Thursday's Child
as Antonia Dimitrius1982 Tempest
as Gloria Swenson1980 Gloria
as Linda Ray Guettner1978 A Question of Love
as Mary Pino1978 The Brink's Job
as Myrtle Gordon1977 Opening Night
as Janet1976 Two-Minute Warning
as Mabel Longhetti1974 A Woman Under the Influence
as Minnie Moore1971 Minnie and Moskowitz
as Party guest1970 Husbands
as Party Guest (uncredited)1970 Husbands
as Rosemary Scott1969 Machine Gun McCain
as Jeannie Rapp1968 Faces
as Rita Kosterman1967 Tony Rome
as Sophie Widdicombe Benham1963 A Child Is Waiting
as Els1962 The Spiral Road
as Jerry Bondi1962 Lonely Are the Brave
as Woman in Nightclub Audience1959 Shadows
as Ginny Fry1958 The High Cost of Loving

TV Shows/Series with Gena Rowlands as Actress(29)

Movies with Gena Rowlands as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer2006 Paris, Je T'Aime

Full Name: Gina Rowlands
Born: Thursday, 06/19 1930 (June) in Madison (current age: 90 years + 48 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Wisconsin–Madison, American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Spouses (current/former): John Cassavetes
Father: Edwin Myrwyn Rowlands
Other names for Gena Rowlands (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Virginia Cathryn Rowlands"
Gena Rowlands frequently works together with these people:
John Cassavetes (47x, Actor)
Peter Falk (20x, Actor)
Charles Aidman (13x, Actor)
Leslie Nielsen (12x, Actor)
Seymour Cassel (12x, Actor)
William Shatner (12x, Actor)
Ida Lupino (12x, Actress)
Bert Freed (12x, Actor)
Robert Culp (11x, Actor)
Claude Akins (11x, Actor)
Jeanette Nolan (11x, Actress)
James Gregory (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:5796, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/20/2020