Jan. 8th, 1981
San Francisco, California, USA
Genevieve Cortese's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2006 - Life is Short
2005 - Kids in America
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Making her television debut as Kris Furillo, Genevieve is an experienced stage actress. She has performed in regional productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Crimes of the Heart" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Genevieve holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in drama and a bachelor of arts in English from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.
- Likes to travel and spend time with her friends and family, but dislikes driving, running errands, clean, and when people talk on their cell phones in public.
- Has one sister, two brothers.
- Genevieve grew up outside San Francisco until she was 13 when her parents decided to move to the ski town, Whitefish, Montana. After a year, her family went on a road trip looking at different ski towns and ended up in Sun Valley, Idaho, where Genevieve considers home.
- She received a BFA in Drama and BA in English at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where she attended the Stella Adler Acting Studio and Atlantic Theater Co.
- Some of her favorite bands include 'The Kooks' (qv), 'The Kinks' (qv), 'Shiny Toy Guns' (qv) and 'Interpol' (qv).
- Gen's favorite TV shows are _"Alias" (2001)_ (qv) and _"Reno 911!" (2003)_ (qv) and her favorite movies include _The Breakfast Club (1985)_ (qv), _Napoleon Dynamite (2004)_ (qv), _To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)_ (qv), _North Shore (1987)_ (qv), and _The Great Escape (1963)_ (qv).
- Her interests include acting, snowboarding, surfing, soccer, running and reading.
- Her favorite books are "Lolita" and "The Sound and the Fury".