About Gina Gershon

Gershon is an actress, singer as well as author. She is have played lots of hit movies in the past and is also currently playing in the drama series called Riverdale, portraying the character of Glady Jones.

Quick Info
Full NameGina L. Gershon
Date of BirthJune 10, 1962
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Mickey Gershon and Stan Gershon
OccupationActress, Singer, Author
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Sean McPherson (1996-1999)
Owen Wilson (2001-2002)
Robert Dekeyser
Travis Fimmel
Net worthUS$10 million

Early life

Gershon was born on 10th June of 1962 in the largest city of California, Los Angeles (L.A) in the U.S. Thus, she is of American nationality. She is the daughter of Mickey Gershon and Stan Gershon with the birth name Gina L. Gershon. She is the youngest daughter of the family and has an older brother and sister.

Gina Gershon grew up in quite a wealthy class family where his father worked in trade and sales while her mother was an interior designer. She grew up in San Fernando Valley with a Jewish family environment. She attended Collier Street Elementary School, and for her secondary education, she joined Woodland Hills Academy. Gershon was already into acting since her time at Beverly Hills High School. She already had her mindset into acting, and to achieve her dream, she joined Emerson College in Boston and then moved to New York University, where she graduated with a degree in Fine Arts.

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Career

Theatre:

Gina Gershon made her theatre debut in 1998, appearing in the play called Cabaret. In 2008, she returned to the theatre in Marc Camoletti’s play called Boeing-Boeing, where she portrayed Gabriella’s character. The following year, she appeared as Rose Alvarez in the musical play called Bye Bye Birdie. Her fourth appearance was in Ghost Brothers of Darkland County as Monique McCandless.

Film:

Gina Gershon made her film debut in 1986 with a small role in the comedy film Pretty in Pink. She later got a more promising role in the motion picture, Sweet Revenge, as K.C. in 1988, she appeared in the action film Red Heat and romantic comedy-drama, Cocktail. The following year, she got to play a supporting role in the movie Inconceivable, the starring role in the action-drama film, 9/11. In 2018, she played the starring role in movies like American Dresser and After Everything. Gershon did not receive much credit for her performance, although the films were quite successful.

In 1995, Gershon was nominated for Razzle Award for Worst Actress for her role in the movie Showgirls. Later, she was nominated for Saturn Awards for Best Actress and MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for her performance in the thriller film Bound, where she portrayed Corky’s character.

After that, Gina Gershon appeared in countless movies like Touch, Face/Off, Palmetto, P.S. I Love You, and so on over the years. She finally landed a promising role in the comedy crime film called Killer Joe, where she portrayed the character of Sharla Smith. Her performance was loved and praised for which she won the Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress. She also got nominated for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. As of 2020, she made her appearances in countless movies and still yet to come.

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TV:

Gina Gershon has also appeared in various television shows and series. During her early career years, she appeared in Stark: Mirror Image in 1986, The Twilight Zone in 1987; she made her three episodes in the series Monsters in 1989. In 1999, she appeared in the 13 episodes of TV series called Snoops, portraying the character of Glenn Hall. She also voiced as Catwoman in the animated series called The Batman in 2004 and another animated series called American Dad! In 2005.

Gina Gershon had her lead role as the mother in the TV series called Cleaners in 2013. She also appeared in 12 episodes of comedy-drama called Red Oaks, portraying the character of Fay Getty. Since 2019, Gershon has been occurring the popular teen drama series called Riverdale.

Music & Books:

Apart from films and TV series, Gina Gershon has also appeared in music videos and played instruments herself. She played Jew’s harp in the Scissor Sisters song called “I Can’t Decide” and “I Do It For Your Love.” She also appeared in the song called “Chitlins and Gefiltefish,” which was the collaboration of Paul Simon and Herbie Hancock. She also appeared in the song called “Maria” from another album. She made her cameo appearance in the “Hello Again” music video of The Cars. She also made her appearance in the “Again” music video of Lenny Kravitz.

Besides that, Gershon has written two books, namely Camp Creepy Time with his brother and In Search of Cleo: How I Found My Pussy and Lost My Mind by herself.

 

Personal life

Gina Gershon will soon be turning into 60, but she is neither married, nor she have any children of her own. She has dated quite a handful of men in the past. During the year 1992, before dating John Cusack, she was dating an American musician, Beck. She dated American actor John Cusack but didn’t last for a year. She then started dating Sean McPherson from 1996 till 1999.

Starting 2000, she started dating American actor, Owen Wilson but in 2001, she had an alleged relationship with American film director Ted Demme. Wilson and Gershon separated in 2002. Then she was seen with Bill Clinton in 2008. Her relationship lasted a little longer with Robert Dekeyser, which lasted four years. After breaking up with her previous relationship, she started dating Australian actor Travis Fimmel and a Belgian footballer named Bobby Dekeyser.

Currently, Gershon is single, and there are no rumors about her dating anyone, but I bet she is probably looking for a good and responsible husband to support her in her retirement phase.

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Gina Gershon is active on Instagram and Twitter. She has over 316k followers on Instagram. She can be accessed with @RealGinaGershon and have over 33k followers on twitter.

 

Physical statistics

Gina Gershon is a beautiful lady with attractive features. She has a height of 5 feet and 6.25 inches, with a body weight of around 58 kg. Her natural hair is black, and her eye color is light brown.

Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Net worth

Gershon has a net worth of around 10 million dollars. She is quite successful in her acting as well as modeling career.

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