Gena Rowlands

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Gena Rowlands

Born

6/19/1934, Cambria, Wisconsin, USA

Birth Name

Virginia Cathryn Rowlands

Gender

Female
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An alumnus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Wisconsin-born actress Gena Rowlands entered the Broadway talent pool in 1952. From 1955 through 1957, the blonde, frosty-eyed actress co-starred with Edward G. Robinson in the original Broadway production of Middle of the Night. She also did plenty of…more

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    • In 2004, Gena won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children/Youth/Family Special playing Evelyn Ritchie on The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie.


    • In 2003, Gena won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie playing Virginia Miller on Hysterical Blindness.


    • In 1992, Gena won another Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special playing Pat Foster on Face of a Stranger.

    • In 1987, Gena won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special playing Betty Ford on The Betty Ford Story.

    • In 1997, Gena was nominated for a SAG Award for her role in Unhook the Stars. The category was "Outstanding Performnance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role".

      In 2008, Gena was nominated for a SAG for her role in What If God Were The Sun? The category was Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries.

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