Gena Rowlands


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  • Birth Name: Virginia Cathryn Rowlands
  • Birth Place: Cambria, WI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/19/1930, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Ben Gazzara Dead At 81

Emmy-winning actor  Ben Gazzara, whose TV credits included Run for Your Life and Arrest and Trial, has died from pancreatic cancer. read more

VIDEO: Mother's Day

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Aired: 3/2/2010

Secrets arise when Gibbs' former mother-in-law surfaces as a witness in a murder investigation. watch

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A Woman Under the Influence - Trailer 2
The Notebook: Say Goodbye To Father (U
Broken English

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Paris Je T'aime

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Year Title Description
2007 Persepolis Movie, Actor - Marjane's Grandmother
2007 Slipstream Movie, Actor - Bette
2007 Paris, Je T'aime Movie, Actor
2007 Broken English Movie, Actor - Mrs. Wilder
2007 Paris, Je T'aime Movie, Writer

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Cheers & Jeers: Entourage's Nick Off the Old Block

Cheers to Entourage for getting Nick Cassavetes back in front of the camera.

In the HBO comedy's otherwise-lackluster season opener, the big surprise was the actor-turned-director's formidable ...
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Carrie Ann Inaba on Her Dream Interviews at the Emmys

Hi everyone, 

Hope everyone is doing well and having a fun pre-Emmy week like I am. The Emmys are almost here!!!!!!!!!! Have you all chosen your dress to wear at home? It doesn't have to be quite as glamorous as the ones we wear when we walk the Red Carpet, but why not make a day of it? Invite your friends over and get dressed up! Put on the lashes, the tanning cream, the heels (well, forget the heels, you don't need to wear them), get your hair done and then grab a container of popcorn and join Chris and me as we take you right into the excitement that is the EMMYS!  

I always think it's more fun when you have someone to turn to and say... read more

Emmy Nominations: TV-Movies and Miniseries Races

Nominations for the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be broadcast Sept. 16 on Fox, were announced Thursday morning. Here are the major races in the miniseries or TV-movie field.Lead Actress in a Miniseries or TV-movie:Queen Latifah (Life Support)Helen Mirren (Prime Suspect: The Final Act)Mary-Louise Parker (The Robber Bride)Debra Messing (The Starter Wife)Gena Rowlands (What If God Were the Sun)Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV-movie:Robert Duvall (Broken Trail)Tom Selleck (Jesse Stone: Sea Change)Jim Broadbent (Longford)William H. Macy (Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King)Matthew Perry (The Ron Clark Story)Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or TV-movie:Greta Scacchi (Broken Trail)Anna Paquin (Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee)Samantha Morton (Longford)Judy Davis (The Starter Wife)Toni Collette (Tsunami: The Aftermath)Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or TV-movie:Thomas Haden Church (Broken Trail)August Schellenberg (Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) Aidan Qui... read more

Life Is Funny 'N Sunny for Party Gal Lacey Chabert

Party of Five's plucky violinist keeps plugging along. In Lifetime's What If God Were the Sun? (premiering tonight at 9 pm/ET), Lacey Chabert stars opposite no less than Oscar nominee/Emmy winner Gena Rowlands, playing a nurse whose world unravels upon the sudden death of her father. Transferred to a long-term-care facility, she meets Rowlands' character, a real character who teaches her to embrace life anew. Balancing out this emotional fare for Chabert is her sitcom pilot at Fox (whose fate will be decided this week). asked her about both projects, her latest thoughts on "big brother" Matthew Fox's Lost, read more

Cassavetes Tells on Tarantino and Timberlake

Filmmaker Xan Cassavetes comes from good stock. The daughter of legendary actor/director John Cassavetes and actress Gena Rowlands had critics buzzing at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival with her first feature-length directorial effort, Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession. The film — debuting tonight at 6 and 10 pm/ET on IFC — recounts the true story of a Los Angeles pay-cable station made popular by its eclectic programming (picture commercial films like The Empire Strikes Back playing back-to-back with exploitation fare like Foxy Brown) and the tragic demise of its visionary mastermind, Jerry Harvey. Here, Ms. Cassavetes speaks with TV about Z Channel and all things film, from Tarantino to Timberlake.TV Guide Online: What prompted you to make a movie about an obscure cable channel?Xan Cassavetes: Myself and my two producing partners were about two weeks away from shooting a film cal read more

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