Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands (born June 19, 1930) is an American actress of film, stage and television. The four-time Emmy and two-time Golden Globe winner is best known for her collaborations with her actor-director husband John Cassavetes in ten films, in two of which,...Wikipedia
Born: 19th June, 1930, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Claim to Fame: Gloria (1980)
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[on working with Bette Davis on the TV movie "Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter"] When they offered that part opposite her, I didn`t want to do it. I thought, what if all my illusions were broken? But I couldn`t resist the temptation. She`s no pussycat -- she`s just a great and independent artist and I loved every minute working with her.
Getting a good role is hard for anyone.
A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
CHICAGO – Entries number 251 and number 252 in the most important and impressive series of DVDs in the history of the format, The Criterion Collection, come from the same influential writer/director, one of the godfathers of the independent film industry, John Cassavetes. Both are worthwhile additions to any serious film collector’s shelf.
The first of the pair is the half-century old “Shadows,” Cassavetes’ directorial debut. As the credit so perfectly says “Improvised/Directed by John Cassavetes”. These visionary films were the... Read More
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Pedro Almodóvar dedicated his movie Todo sobre mi madre (1999) to her, Bette Davis and Romy Schneider.
Mother-in-law of Heather Wahlquist.