Gina Gershon

Gina Gershon was born on June 10, 1962 at Los Angeles, California, U.S.. Gina Gershon net worth is $4 Million. Gina Gershon is American born Actress, Television producer, Author, Singer. Gina Gershon has been seen in movies “Cocktail”(1988), “Showgirls”(1995), “Bound” (1996), “Face/Off”(1997), “P.S. I Love You”(2007), “Killer Joe”(2011), “House of Versace”(2013).

Facts of Gina Gershon

Full NameGina Gershon
Net Worth$4 Million
Date Of BirthJune 10, 1962
Age58 years 3 months
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Height1.68 m
ProfessionActress, Television producer, Author, Singer
EducationSquare Professional Theater School, New York University, Emerson College, Beverly Hills High School, Tisch School of the Arts,
PartnerRobert Dekeyser
SpouseRobert Dekeyser
ChildrenMadison Ford, Thomas Ford
ParentsStan Gershon, Mickey Gershon
SiblingsTracy Gershon, Dann Gershon
NominationsSaturn Award for Best Actress (1996, 2011), MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (1996), Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress (1995)
Movies“Cocktail”(1988), “Showgirls”(1995), “Bound” (1996), “Face/Off”(1997), “P.S. I Love You”(2007), “Killer Joe”(2011), “House of Versace”(2013)
TV Shows“Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Rescue Me”, “Ugly Betty”, “How to Make It in America” (2011), “House of Versace” (2013)
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Quotes of Gina Gershon

1[on studying - and in particular, doing dream work - with Sandra Seacat, from 1998 interview in Cigar Aficionado] Sandra totally changed my acting. Instinctively, I was always in love with psychology and my dream life had always been very important to me. Ever since I was 15 years old I had been writing down my dreams. What's really exciting to me about Sandra's work is that it changes your life, almost on a psychic level. Now I'll get parts and in working on them, she'll say, 'Well, let's see how you're developing, as a human being.' Because the parts you're doing, it's no accident. Those parts affect your life and they kind of illustrate the map that your life is following. When I'm working on a certain project, before I go to bed I actually ask questions. So you dictate what kind of dream you're going to have. You say, 'I need to find out this.' There's a whole ritual about how to go about it. And then Sandra will work on it with you. Then, in classes with her, you'll actually cast them and act them out, which is unbelievable. You almost change the molecules in your body by doing that. It's really powerful. The first couple of times I did that, I actually got physically sick the rest of the week. It was super-powerful... I've worked with Sandra for many years now and she's been a huge influence on my life. She was in the [Actors] Studio with Brando and those guys [sic], and everyone said that as an actress she was incredible. But I think her true calling in life was to become a teacher.
2I kinda wish I could be a lesbian. So many girls come up to me all the time, I keep thinking, "God, I should be a lesbian." But unfortunately, I'm straight.
3Showgirls (1995) was a great lesson in power. People would come up to me - like smarmy guys usually saying, 'So, you're doing Showgirls,' and they'd kind of look me over. And I would look them dead in the eye and go, 'Yeah. I run around naked in it and I kiss beautiful girls - it's great.' And they would visibly shrink away because I didn't back down. They were trying to have control over me, but as long as you're proud of what you're doing, and say so, people can't fuck with you, they'll respect you for your choices. If you act embarrassed, then you know you shouldn't be doing whatever it is.
4I'm just nervous and anxious all the time - I drink too much coffee. But you know, everything can be solved with a bottle; the bottle is a universal cure-all - and not just a booze bottle, any bottle. You break up with your boyfriend, you get a bottle of peroxide. You get sad, you have a drink. Need to sleep? Get a bottle of pills. Baby needs to be calmed down? Give it a bottle. There are genies in bottles.
5Actresses are nightmares. I don't hang out with any of them. That's a problem with my profession. I try not to be like an actress.
6A lot of my friends are struggling musicians. Being a struggling actor, it's just frustrating because you're not allowed to do what you want to do
7Being the control freak that I am, I want to know everything beforehand. At this point I'm just going along for the ride.
8All my roles are different parts of my personality. Hannah is the caretaker part of me, the psychologist in Prague Duet (1998) ... is the part of me that's always analyzing, Guinevere's Billie is the artistic side.
9All I wanted to do was play "Conrad Birdie"; I really wanted to be like the Elvis Presley guy, and they ended up giving me the lead, "Rosie".
10[on Showgirls (1995)] "I decided to make my part campy because I initially thought that it was going to be really dark and really intense and then it just turned out to be completely different. So instead of going in that direction, I decided to make it so that drag queens would want to dress as my character on Halloween".

Quick Facts of Gina Gershon

1On Broadway in the revival of Boeing Boeing as the Italian bombshell 'air hostess'. [June 2008]
2Guest-starring on The Practice (1997). [April 2004]
3Release of the book, "Camp Creepy Time: The Adventures of Einstein P. Fleet" by Gina and her older brother, Dann Gershon. [2007]
4Went to the same school as All My Children (1970)'s Jamie Luner.
5Her favorite movies that she's been in are Bound (1996) and The Player (1992).
6Cousin of Alan Elliott.
7Niece of Jack Elliott.
8The look of Electra Ovilo, a character from Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) is based on her.
9Her last name was misspelled as "Gersohn" on her birth certificate.
10She graduated Beverly Hills High School in 1980. While there, she starred in a production of "The Music Man".
11Attended Beverly Hills High School; the same school as Angelina Jolie, Michael Klesic, Nicolas Cage, Lenny Kravitz, David Schwimmer, Jonathan Silverman, Rhonda Fleming, Jackie Cooper, Rob Reiner, Bahar Soomekh, Antonio Sabato Jr., Pauly Shore, Michael Tolkin, Betty White, Corbin Bernsen, Elizabeth Daily, Albert Brooks, and Crispin Glover.
12Co-wrote songs with Linda Perry for Prey for Rock & Roll (2003).
13Recently said that she would love to run Playboy Magazine. She had offered to do a pictoral for them, but was disappointed with how Playboy wanted her to pose and withdrew her offer. When asked what she'd like to see done differently, she said that the magazine should return to a "hip 70s style".
14Younger sister of Dann Gershon and Tracy Gershon, who is a judge on Nashville Star (2003) on the USA Network.
15Actress Helen Slater is one of her friends; she helped her found The Naked Angels. Another friend was Jenifer Estess.
16Recently sang with ex-Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum at the Sundance Festival (Jan 21st 2003).
17Appeared in the 1984 video for Hello Again by The Cars.
18Before transferring to NYU, she attended Emerson College in Boston, alma mater of Henry Winkler and Jay Leno.
19Played Lenny Kravitz's girlfriend in his video for "Again". [2001]
20Attended high school with Lenny Kravitz.
21She is the youngest of 3 children.
22When she was a little girl, she almost drowned looking for starfish on the beach.
23She is a founding member of the New York based theatre group, Naked Angels.
24BFA in Drama - New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (1983)
25Was a California Valley Girl, moved to New York and tried to change her image.
26Declined to recreate the Sharon Stone leg crossing scene for director Paul Verhoeven in the movie Showgirls (1995).

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