On 9th of April 1954, Gena got married to John Cassavetes. John Cassavetes was an actor. He was also renowned in the film industry as a film director and screenwriter. They had three children together. They were together until his death. He died of cirrhosis of the liver when he was aged 59.
Early Life, Education
Gena was born and raised in an upper-middle-class family. Her father was a banker and state legislator. In 1939, he was chosen in the United States Department of Agriculture. While she was in Arlington, Virginia, she joined Washington-Lee High School and she graduated from there in 1947.
After her high school graduation, she joined the University of Wisconsin where she studied for about three years. She also attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts with a major in drama and arts.
Personal Life: Married to Gena Rowlands
John was married to Gena Rowlands, an American actress. He was married to Gena from 1954 to 1989.
Later, in 2001, she tied the knot with retired businessman Robert Forrest. Her nationality is American.
Professional Life: Movies, TV Shows
She has been active as an actress since the early 1950s. She made her acting debut at Provincetown Playhouse by starring in the play. She also appeared in the Broadway The Seven Year Itch. In 1954, she made her TV debut by appearing in the TV series Top Secret.
The following year, she starred in TV series like Robert Montgomery Presents, Appointment with Adventure, and so on. She rose to fame in the mid-1970s after she portrayed the role of Mabel Longhetti in the movie A Woman Under the Influence.
For the film, she got her first Oscar Award nomination and Golden Globe nomination. She was honored with the latter one for this role.
In the late 1970s, she appeared in several movies. In 1998, she portrayed the role of Hannah in the movie Playing by Heart and for this role, she earned the salary of $60,000. Lately, in 2014, she appeared as Lily Harrison in Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks.
What is John Cassavetes' Net Worth?
As of 2019, the late actor John owns a net worth of around $100K-1M (Approx.). She lives in Los Angeles in 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and 4,305 square feet home, built-in 1940.
For playing the role of Hannah in the movie Playing by Heart, he charged a salary of around $60,000.
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