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Gena Rowlands

Gena Rowlands
  • Career: Actress
  • Top celebrities: 4133
  • BirthDate: 1930, 19 of June , Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  • Spouse: John Cassavetes (9 April 1954 - 3 February 1989) (his death) 3 children
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Facts of life

    Gena Rowlands

    Gena Rowlands is an American actress born on August 9, 1985 in Portland, Maine, U.S. In the short acting career of her so far, she has acted in many movies distributed in many genres and movies style. The beginning of her acting career occurred in a very early age of 16 with the movie Rocket Science. Since then, Gena Rowlands stayed active in the movie industry, experimenting with her roles and movie styles. Keeping a simultaneously active TV and Hollywood career, she is considered one of the most promising actors of the next generation. She starred in many popular TV series like Fear Itself, Viva Laughlin, The Mayor, Family Guy. Some of her most successful movies are Up in the Air, What to Expect When You're Expecting, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1, The Company You Keep, and The Last 5 Years. She also appeared in several music videos.

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1981 for "Best Actress in a Leading Role for:Gloria (1980)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1975 for "Best Actress in a Leading Role for:A Woman Under the Influence (1974)."
    Nominated Saturn Award - 2006 for "Best Supporting Actress for:Der verbotene Schlüssel (2005)."
    Won Silver Berlin Bear - 1978 for "Best Actress for:Opening Night (1977)."
    Nominated Blockbuster Entertainment Award - 1999 for "Favorite Supporting Actress - Drama/Romance for:Eine zweite Chance (1998)."
    Won Film Excellence Award - 1996 for ""
    Won BSFC Award - 1981 for "Best Actress for:Gloria (1980)."
    Won Daytime Emmy - 2004 for "Outstanding Performer in a Children/Youth/Family Special for:The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2004) (TV). (Showtime)."
    Nominated Emmy - 2009 for "Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for:"Monk" (2002). (USA). For playing "Marge". For episode "Mr. Monk And The Lady Next Door"."
    Nominated Emmy - 2007 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for:Göttlicher Zufall (2007) (TV). (Lifetime)."
    Won Emmy - 2003 for "Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for:Hysterical Blindness (2002) (TV). (HBO)."
    Nominated Emmy - 2002 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for:Wild Iris (2001) (TV). (Showtime)."
    Nominated Emmy - 2000 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for:The Color of Love: Jacey's Story (2000) (TV). (CBS)."
    Won Emmy - 1992 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special for:Das fremde Gesicht (1991) (TV). (CBS)."
    Won Emmy - 1987 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special for:The Betty Ford Story (1987) (TV). (ABC)."
    Nominated Emmy - 1986 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special for:An Early Frost (1985) (TV). (NBC)."
    Nominated Golden Apple - 1975 for "Female Star of the Year"
    Nominated Golden Globe - 2003 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for:Hysterical Blindness (2002) (TV)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1993 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for:Verrückt vor Liebe (1992) (TV)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1988 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for:The Betty Ford Story (1987) (TV)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1986 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for:An Early Frost (1985) (TV)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1984 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV for:"Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951). For episode "Thursday's Child (#32.2)"."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1981 for "Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama for:Gloria (1980)."
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1978 for "Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama for:Opening Night (1977)."
    Won Golden Globe - 1975 for "Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama for:A Woman Under the Influence (1974)."
    Won Golden Starfish Award for Career Achievement - 2004 for "For her acting career."
    Won Silver Ribbon - 1984 for "Best Foreign Actress (Migliore Attrice Straniera) for:Love Streams (1984)."
    Won KCFCC Award - 1976 for "Best Actress for:A Woman Under the Influence (1974)."
    Won Lone Star Film & Television Award - 1999 for "Best Supporting Actress for:Eine zweite Chance (1998)."
    Won Career Achievement Award - 1996 for ""
    Won NBR Award - 1974 for "Best Actress for:A Woman Under the Influence (1974)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1974 for "Best Actress for:A Woman Under the Influence (1974)."
    2nd place NYFCC Award - 1971 for "Best Actress for:Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)."
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 2005 for ""
    Won Prize San Sebastián - 1975 for "Best Actress for:A Woman Under the Influence (1974)."
    Won Golden Satellite Award - 2005 for "Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama for:Wie ein einziger Tag (2004)."
    Nominated Golden Satellite Award - 2001 for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television for:The Color of Love: Jacey's Story (2000) (TV)."
    Nominated Actor - 2008 for "Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries for:Göttlicher Zufall (2007) (TV)."
    Nominated Actor - 1997 for "Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for:Ein Licht in meinem Herzen (1996)."
    Won New American Cinema Award - 2000 for "Citation of Excellence for Ensemble Cast Performance for:The Weekend (1999). Shared with: Deborah Kara Unger D.B. Sweeney Brooke Shields David Conrad James Duval Jared Harris Gary Dourdan"
    Won Tribute to Independent Vision Award - 1994 for ""
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 2008 for "For her remarkable talent and significant contributions and accomplishments as an actress in film."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 298
  • Salary: Playing by Heart (1998) $60,000
  • Films with Gena Rowlands: Yellow - 2012
    Olive - 2011
    NCIS - 2010
    Monk - 2009
    Persepolis - 2007
    What If God Were the Sun? - 2007
    Broken English - 2007
    Numb3rs - 2006
    Paris, je t'aime - 2006
    The Skeleton Key - 2005
    The Notebook - 2004
    Taking Lives - 2004
    The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie - 2004
    Charms for the Easy Life - 2002
    Hysterical Blindness - 2002
    Wild Iris - 2001
    The Color of Love: Jacey's Story - 2000
    The Weekend - 1999
    Playing by Heart - 1998
    Grace & Glorie - 1998
    The Mighty - 1998
    Hope Floats - 1998
    Paulie - 1998
    Best Friends for Life - 1998
    She's So Lovely - 1997
    Unhook the Stars - 1996
    Something to Talk About - 1995
    The Neon Bible - 1995
    Parallel Lives - 1994
    Silent Cries - 1993
    Crazy in Love - 1992
    Face of a Stranger - 1991
    Ted & Venus - 1991
    Night on Earth - 1991
    Once Around - 1991
    Montana - 1990
    Another Woman - 1988
    The Betty Ford Story - 1987
    Light of Day - 1987
    An Early Frost - 1985
    Nederland C - 1985
    Love Streams - 1984
    Faerie Tale Theatre - 1983
    Thursday's Child - 1983
    Tempest - 1982
    Gloria - 1980
    Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter - 1979
    The Brink's Job - 1978
    A Question of Love - 1978
    Opening Night - 1977
    Two-Minute Warning - 1976
    Columbo - 1975
    Marcus Welby, M.D. - 1974
    A Woman Under the Influence - 1974
    Medical Center - 1971-1973
    Circle of Fear - 1972
    Minnie and Moskowitz - 1971
    Machine Gun McCain - 1969
    Faces - 1968/I
    Garrison's Gorillas - 1968
    Nick Quarry - 1968
    Peyton Place - 1967
    Tony Rome - 1967
    The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. - 1967
    The Road West - 1967
    The Long, Hot Summer - 1966
    Run for Your Life - 1966
    Kraft Suspense Theatre - 1963-1965
    Burke's Law - 1964
    The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - 1962-1964
    Dr. Kildare - 1964
    Breaking Point - 1963
    Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre - 1963
    The Virginian - 1963
    Bonanza - 1963
    77 Sunset Strip - 1963
    The Lloyd Bridges Show - 1963
    A Child Is Waiting - 1963
    The Dick Powell Theatre - 1963
    The Spiral Road - 1962
    Lonely Are the Brave - 1962
    87th Precinct - 1961
    Target: The Corruptors - 1961
    The Islanders - 1961
    The Tab Hunter Show - 1960
    Alfred Hitchcock Presents - 1960
    Adventures in Paradise - 1960
    Riverboat - 1959
    Markham - 1959
    Johnny Staccato - 1959
    Shadows - 1959
    Laramie - 1959
    G.E. True Theater - 1958
    The High Cost of Loving - 1958
    Goodyear Playhouse - 1955
    The United States Steel Hour - 1955
    Appointment with Adventure - 1955
    Studio One in Hollywood - 1955
    Armstrong Circle Theatre - 1955
    Ponds Theater - 1955
    Robert Montgomery Presents - 1955
    The Way of the World - 1955
    Top Secret - 1954
    Applause - 2009
    All About My Mother - 1999
    The Marilyn Denis Show - 2011
    Bienvenue à Cannes - 2007
    The View - 2007
    Up Close with Carrie Keagan - 2007
    Edge of Outside - 2006
    Stardust: The Bette Davis Story - 2006
    Charlie Rose - 1997-2004
    Campus, le magazine de l'écrit - 2004
    Women on Top: Hollywood and Power - 2003
    Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There - 2003
    Intimate Portrait - 2001
    The 3rd Annual Family Television Awards - 2001
    Ljuset håller mig sällskap - 2000
    A Constant Forge - 2000
    The Making of 'The Mighty' - 1999
    AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends - 1999
    John Cassavetes: To Risk Everything to Express It All - 1996
    Anything for John - 1993
    Cinema 3 - 1992
    The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - 1992
    Hollywood Mavericks - 1990
    The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1989
    The 39th Annual Emmy Awards - 1987
    The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1986
    The 38th Annual Emmy Awards - 1986
    I'm Almost Not Crazy: John Cassavetes - the Man and His Work - 1984
    Cinéma cinémas - 1983
    The 53rd Annual Academy Awards - 1981
    The 38th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1981
    The 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1978
    The 34th Annual Golden Globe Awards - 1977
    The 47th Annual Academy Awards - 1975
    The David Frost Show - 1971
    The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - 1971
    The Dick Cavett Show - 1968
    The 40th Annual Academy Awards - 1968
    The Linkletter Show - 1964
    Person to Person - 1958
    The Ed Sullivan Show - 1957
    Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián - 2008
    Premio Donostia a Ben Gazzara - 2005
    Biography - 2005
    The Movie Show - 1995
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