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Gena Rowlands

Gena Rowlands
Publicity photo, 1955
Personal information
Birth nameVirginia Cathryn Rowlands
Birth dateJune 19, 1930(age 86)
Place of birthMadison, Wisconsin, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1954 present
SpouseJohn Cassavetes (1954-1989, his death)

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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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