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  • . Star of the Broadway stage and early television, Gena Rowlands made her screen debut in 1958 in "The High Cost of Loving". Gena Rowlands received best actress Academy Award nominations for her roles in "A Woman Under the Influence" and "Gloria". Proving herself the consummate actress, Ms Rowlands received Emmys for her roles in "The Betty Ford Story" and "Face of a Stranger." 

    Gena Rowlands was the wife of actor/director John Cassevettes who died in 1989. Their son, Nick, is following in his father's footsteps and has directed his mother in two films, "Unhook the Stars" and "She's So Lovely". 

    Awards

    1996 - Career Achievement Award
    1988 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV - "The Betty Ford Story"
    1978 - Silver Berlin Bear - Best Actress - "Opening Night"
    1975 - Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama - "A Woman Under the Influence"
    1974 - NBR Award - Best Actress - "A Woman Under the Influence"

    Nominations

    1999 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Supporting Actress - Drama/Romance - "Hope Floats"
    1997 - SAG Award - Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - "Unhook the Stars"
    1993 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture - "Crazy in Love"
    1986 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV - "An Early Frost"
    1984 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV - "Thursday's Child"
    1981 - Oscar - Best Actress - "Gloria"
    1981 - Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama - "Gloria"
    1978 - Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actress - Drama - "Opening Night"
    1975 - Oscar - Best Actress - "A Woman Under the Influence"

    Past Movies 

    1998 Paulie
    1998 Hope Floats
    1998 The Mighty
    1997 She's So Lovely 
    1996 Unhook the Stars 
    1996 Enfants de salaud 
    1995 The Neon Bible 
    1995 Something to Talk About 
    1995 Anything for John 
    1994 Parallel Lines 
    1993 Silent Cries 
    1991 Night on Earth 
    1991 Once Around 
    1991 Ted and Venus 
    1988 Another Woman 
    1987 Light of Day 
    1984 Love Streams 
    1982 Tempest 
    1980 Gloria 
    1979 Opening Night 
    1978 The Brinks Job 
    1976 Two Minute Warning 
    1974 A Woman Under the Influence 
    1971 Minnie and Moskowitz 
    1968 Gli Intoccabili 
    1968 Faces 
    1963 A Child is Waiting 
    1962 The Spiral Road 
    1958 The High Cost of Loving
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    Future 
    Films 
    Status
    . "The Weekend" - 1999 release.  Cast:  James Duval, Jared Harris, Gena Rowlands, Brooke Shields, D.B. Sweeney, Deborah Under, Gary Dourden, David Conrad.
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