Gina was born on June 10, 1962 at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in
Los Angeles, California....the youngest of 5 children. She was three
weeks early...and says that is why she is so impatient today! Her
ethnic background is French, Russian, and Dutch, and says "I could
be the Meryl Streep of the Mediterranean world!" She was a Valley
girl, and a surfer chick! She grew up in Woodland Hills in the San
Fernando Valley. Trying to shake that image, she moved to New York
and studied at New York University, and got a degree of Bachelour
She has studied with such prestigious teachers as Sandra Seacat,
Harold Guskin, David Memet and at Circle in the Square. Her theatre
credits include Camille, John Robin Baitz's The Substance of Fire,
and William Mastrosimone's Nanawatai. She is a founding member of
the New York based theatre group Naked Angels.
Her big screen debut was in Pretty in Pink in 1986, and soon had
roles in Red Heat (1988), Cocktail (1988), Out for Justice (1991),
and Sinatra (1992)which she won rave reviews for the portrayal of
Nancy Sinatra. Some of her most recent roles were in The Player
(1992), Showgirls (1995), Bound (1996), Touch (1997), Face/Off (1997),
This World, then the Fireworks (1997), Lies and Whispers/Prague
Duet (1998), Palmetto (1998), One Tough Cop (1998), Lulu on the
Bridge (1999), and the TV movie Legalese (1998).
Some upcoming films include Guinevere and The Insider, and her
upcoming ABC TV series Snoops.
She declined to recreate the Sharon Stone leg crossing scene for
director Paul Verhoeven in the movie Showgirls (1995)
Was a California Valley Girl, moved to New york and tried to change
Lives in new york currently. (2000-present)
Dating actor Owen Wilson
She studied at New York University and received a Bachelour of Arts
She is a founding member of the New York based theatre group Naked
When she was a little girl, she almost drowned looking for starfish
on the beach.
Her ethnic background is French, Russian, and Dutch
She is the youngest of 5 children.
Attended high school with Lenny Kravitz.