Genevieve Cortese Celebrity

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Birth Place: Danville, CA

Birthday: January 8, 1981, Capricorn

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Although born in California, she moved with her family to Montana when she was 13, and then to Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • Her first acting job was in a TV commercial for a New York shoe store.
  • Appeared in regional theater, including productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Crimes of the Heart.
  • Was taught by her mother to ride horses, a skill she put to good use in her role as a teen who works with horses on ABC Family's Wildfire.
  • Met her future husband, Jared Padalecki, when she was cast in a recurring role on his sci-fi series Supernatural.

Relationships

  • Jared Padalecki — Husband
  • Jeffrey Batt — Stepfather
  • John Cortese — Brother
  • Camille Batt — Mother

College

  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY (BA in English, BFA in Drama)

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