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Gena Rowlands

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Birthday
19, 1930
Birthplace
Madison, WI
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
Madison, WI

About

Actress who was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress for her leading roles in the 1974 film A Woman Under the Influence and the 1980 film Gloria. She played Allie Calhoun in the romantic drama The Notebook.

Before Fame

She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City.

Trivia

Her role as the title character in The Betty Ford Story in 1987 earned her a Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries.

Family Life

She was married to director John Cassavetes from 1954 to 1989 and the couple had three children together.

Associated With

She starred with Peter Falk in A Woman Under the Influence.