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Rowlands in TAKING LIVES.
About Gena Rowlands (1930 – )
Gena Rowlands was born on June 19, 193,0 in Cambria, Wisconsin.
Sometimes Gena Rowlands is credited as Gena Rowland. However her birth name is Virginia Cathryn Rowlands.
John Cassavettes and Gena Rowlands were married April 9, 1954. They had a long marriage that only ended when John passed away on February 3, 1989. Gena Rowlands is the mother of actors Nick Cassavettes, Alexandra Cassavettes and Zoe R Cassavettes. Gena's brother is actor David Rowlands.
Gena Rowlands made several movies with her husband, John Cassavettes. The first one was the 1963 film, A CHILD IS WAITING. In 1968, they made two FACES and INTOCCABILLI GLI. In the 70's, they made TWO MINUTE WARNING, A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE, OPENING NIGHT and MINNIE AND MOSKOWITZ. In 1980, they made the hit film, GLORIA. The last movie they made together was LOVE STREAMS.
Gena Rowlands was nominated for two Best Actress Acedemy Awards for her performances in A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE, and GLORIA.
In 1987, Gena won a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy as well for her performance in the TV movie, THE BETTY FORD STORY.
Helping Sandra Bullock discover that love is still alive, Gena Rowlands plays match maker and mother in HOPE FLOATS; also starring Harry Connick Jr. and Mae Whitman.
In the depths of New Orleans where voodoo is still alive and well, Gena Rowlands plays Violet Devereaux in THE SKELETON KEY as Kate Hudson, who tries to uncover the mystery of this spooky house and the hidden door to try and save John Hurt.
Trying to keep the family and the ranch together, Gena Rowlands plays wife to Robert Duvall, mother to Julia Roberts, and mothe-in-law to the lying, cheating scum, Dennis Quaid, in the 1995 movie; SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT.
Behind the greatest love of all is the greatest story of all even if you hear the story again and again. Iits the ending that touches us all in the 2004 Romance film, THE NOTEBOOK.
Gena Rowlands's notable movie credits include...
SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS (2014)
PARTS PER BILLION (2014)
BROKEN ENGLISH (2007)
PARIS, I LOVE YOU (2006)
THE SKELETON KEY (2005)
TAKING LIVES (2004)
THE NOTBOOK (2002)
THE WEEKEND (1999)
HOPE FLOATS (1998)
SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT (1995)
NIGHT ON EARTH (1991)
ONCE AROUND (1991)
ANOTHER WOMAN (1988)
LIGHT OF DAY (1987)
OPENING NIGHT (1977)
LONELY ARE THE BRAVE (1962)
Gena Rowlands's notable television credits include...
WHAT IF GOD WERE THE SUN? (TV MOVIE) (2007)
THE INCREDIBLE MRS, RITCHIE (TV MOVIE) (2004)
CHARMS FOR THE EASY LIFE (TV MOVIE) (2002)
HYSTERICAL BLINDNESS (TV MOVIE) (2002)
WIlD IRIS (TV MOVIE)(2001)
THE COLOR OF LOVE: JACEY'S STORY (TV MOVIE) (2000)
GRACE & GLORIE (TV MOVIE) (1998)
Gena Rowlands in TEMPEST (1982).
Gena Rowlands in TAKING LIVES (2004).