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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 10 May 1970Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Birth NameGina Consolo
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Gina Philips, born Gina Consolo, is a native Floridian. She has one sibling, Bobby Consolo, who lives in Miami along with her parents, Fredi and Robert. None of them are involved in the business. She came close to completing her degree at the University of Pennsylvania, being only one class short of her degree before dropping out to take up acting as a full-time career.

Starting in guest roles on television, and eventually moving into independent and made-for-tv movies, Philips eventually established recurring roles on David E. Kelley's Ally McBeal (1997) and Boston Public (2000) She has also ventured into the mainstream horror genre as the lead in Victor Salva's Jeepers Creepers (2001). Playing the role of Trish brought a lot of attention and exposure to the doe-eyed beauty's ability to play strong, sometimes sarcastic, female leads, but she declined to reprise her role in the sequel. Philips continues to split her time between television and film. She has now segued into producing as well. She will next be seen in Love and Debate (2006) alongside Sean Astin, which she both produced and starred in.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Larry-115

Spouse (1)

Lee Nelson (24 October 2009 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Dropped out of the University of Pennsylvania half way through her senior year (only one class away from her degree) in order to pursue acting. They allowed her to walk through graduation with the rest of her graduating class since she was only one class shy.
Sister-in-Law to WPLG Local 10 Miami reporter Jacey Birch.
Gina is about to give birth to her first child with producer Lee Nelson.
She is of Italian (father) and Ashkenazi Jewish (mother) descent.

Personal Quotes (6)

It's up to each person's parents whether they think it's too frightening or too violent, how much their kids can handle, what they want to teach them, what they want to show them.
I think suspense is a big thing.
I'm a horror movie fanatic.
Number one is that it just scares people! Your hair is standing up on your arms, or at least that there's a few moments when you're jumping. That's what makes it a good horror movie.
All these horror movies are slasher film now. I like them, they're fun, but they wink at the audience and you're really not terrified through the movie.
I think there is a feeling of old Hitchcock in there. There are parts that are tributes to some of the old great horror movies and the old great filmmakers.

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