Some of her favorite bands include, The Kooks, the Kinks and Interpol.
Genevieve's Chinese astrology sign is Monkey - Sign of energetic, having good-time people.
Genevieve tends to ask Nana Visitor, her co-star from Wildfire, for help in acting and in television. She defines Visitor as her Mentor.
Genevieve doesn't like driving.
Genevieve has acted in several stage plays.
Genevieve has her BA in Drama and English from NYU.
Genevieve enjoyed the movie Napolean Dynamite.
Genevieve loves travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Genevieve lists her favorite food as Mexican.
Genevieve has been compared to Kristin Kreuk.
Genevieve currently resides in New Mexico, near the Wildfire set.
Genevieve likes the tv shows Alias and Reno 911.
Genevieve grew up around horses.
Though she was born in San Francisco, Genevieve was raised in Idaho.
Genevieve was bitten by a horse while filming Wildfire; luckily the bite wasn't serious!
Genevieve once got suspended from school; in sixth grade, she wrote some "naughty words" on the wall!
Genevieve's nicknames are Gen and Genny.
Genevieve is an exceptional Yoga trainee.
Genevieve's debut performance on TV was as Kris Furillo, in the ABC's series Wildfire. Kris is an outsider who can't trust people, but feels alive when riding horses, especially Wildfire. Will Kris ever know how to open her heart and let herself live? That role advanced Genevieve's career to be well famous around the world.
Genevieve is a stage actress. She performed on A midsummer Night's Dream, Crimes Of The Heart, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, and on Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Genevieve has brown eyes and brown hair.
Genevieve is a fan of The L Word and Alias.
Genevieve's zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Genevieve doesn't like people who talk on a cell phone in public.
Genevieve is often called Genny or Gen.
Genevieve likes acting, reading books, snowboarding, surfing, soccer, and running.
Genevieve's favorite colors are Blue and Turqoise.
Genevieve is of Italian, Flemish and French descents.
Genevieve is currently learning how to play guitar.
Genevieve is a French name, meaning "White Wave". It reflects a pure soul, which understands others and have a open heart to the world.
Genevieve has two brothers and one sister.
Genevieve has a French Bulldog that is called Pete.
Genevieve's favorite music includes Jack Johnson, Pink Floyd, and Tori Amos. She also loves Rise Against, Bad Religion, God or Julie, and the Libertines.
Genevieve is 5' 4" (1.63 m).
Genevieve's favorite books are The Fountainhead and The Journey is the Destination.
Genevieve has two star tattoos on her inside wrists, left and right.
Genevieve admires Diane Lane. She says, "Diane Lane is not only a great actress, but she also seems grounded, which is vital to being whoever you are or doing whatever you do. Plus, I hear she swears like a sailor; I do too."
Genevieve graduated from the Tisch School of Arts at NYU. She earned a BA in English and a BFA in Drama.
Genevieve's parents named her Genevieve but she grew up using Jennifer. In college she started using Genevieve again.
Genevieve:I love Kris's simplicity when getting her point across. I use circumlocution too often and instead of getting my point across I tend to babble.
Genevieve: I'm a very competitive person, so I identify with Kris in that way. Sometimes she has a little more confidence than I do, which is cool. I'm a big tomboy and I like sports, but I'm also girly and I giggle a lot more.
Genevieve Cortese: (On the success of "Wildfire") It feels really good, like, 'Okay, we're doing something right!' And it feels good because we're family. We have such a good group of people!
Genevieve Cortese: (about co-star Nana Visitor) I cannot tell you how much my acting has improved because of Nana. I go to her every day with questions. 'How do I handle this? How do I carry myself? How do I make the right decisions, the right choices?' She's amazing.
Genevieve Cortese: I have some cool talents. I'm really flexible and can do all sorts of twisted yoga positions. And I'm a big athlete and especially love soccer.
Genevieve Cortese: I had acted my whole life, so when it was time for college I went for one of the top theater schools in the country -- the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University -- and earned bachelor degrees in theater and English a couple of years ago.
Genevieve Cortese: I love the possibility that anything can happen in any moment with acting. That you have the opportunity to experience lives and adventures that you may not have otherwise.
Genevieve Cortese: My biggest thing is, I'm learning what it's like to carry myself in a personal way and also a professional way, how I can be a leader and do multitasking.