Virginia Cathryn Rowlands born on 19 June 1930 in Madison to Edwin Myrwyn Rowlands and Lady Rowlands. She is a citizen of United States of America. Gena Rowlands was educated at University of Wisconsin–Madison, American Academy of Dramatic Arts and Washington-Liberty High School.
She is an American actress.
Gena Rowlands has had one spouse: John Cassavetes. She has three children Nick Cassavetes, Alexandra Cassavetes and Zoe Cassavetes.
Gena Rowlands has worked as a television actor, stage actor, film actor and actor. She has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She has has won Silver Bear for Best Actress, Silver Shell for Best Actress, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.
She is also known as Virginia Cathryn Rowlands and Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands.