1934 – Gena Rowlands Born

On this date stage, screen, and television actress Gena Rowlands was born in Cambria. Rowland’s family later relocated to Virginia, where she won a scholarship to the Jarvis Repertory Theatre in Washington, D.C. While still a teenager, she enrolled in New York’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Rowlands made her Hollywood feature film debut opposite Jose Ferrer in . Her most career-defining roles were in husband John Cassavetes’ films. [Source: ]