Early Career and Plastic Surgery Rumors
The actress may be already in her 40s but the mainstream audience and media alike consider her as one of those aging personalities in the industry that still looks great despite all those years passing by. The film and television star who was born on August 29, 1971 in Sarasota, Florida, United States, may have some secrets in looking incredibly youthful, like she’s defying aging and all that it encompasses.
In Hollywood, when a woman in her 40s appear younger and glowing, people usually attribute this achievement to cosmetic enhancements, in addition to healthy lifestyle and other natural promising habits. This being said, most people think that natural means are not often enough for women to actually look ten years younger and appear flawless at the same time. Something as good as this could only be fulfilled through artificial means.
As with Gugino’s case, there are some rumors that the actress has received Botox injections, which resulted to her wrinkle-free face, in addition to her shiny face, highlighting her other facial features even more. Although the celebrity has never admitted to having any cosmetic intervention to look younger, such rumors refuse to die down.
Another rumor about the actress is her alleged breast augmentation. According to various reports, it is possible that Gugino has had breast implants as her cup size before was smaller compared to her present bust, which appears fuller, rounder and more prominent. The actress also isn’t shy about her allegedly enhanced asset, flaunting her cleavage in some events and even on the screen. Despite her age, Gugino definitely still has got her rocking body.
Born to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist of Italian descent, and a mother of English-Irish descent, Gugino got her first taste of working in the entertainment industry when she worked as a teenage fashion model. She then took acting classes at the suggestion of her aunt Carol Merrill, who is a former Let’s Make a Deal spokesmodel. With this, she eventually became capable of financially supporting herself that by the time she turned 16, she was already legally emancipated.
She then ventured into acting, making her first television appearance in an episode of Who’s the Boss? in 1988. This was followed by other one-episode parts in other shows like Good Morning, Miss Bliss, ALF and Saved by the Bell, before making a recurring role as Sydney St. James in the primetime soap opera Falcon Crest. In 1989, she made her film debut in Troop Beverly Hills.
In the early 1990s, she has appeared in the films Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael, This Boy’s Life, Son in Law and Miami Rhapsody. On television, she gained recognition for playing Michael J. Fox’s love interest, Ashley Schaeffer, on the TV series The Spin City. After this, she starred alongside Nicolas Cage in Brian De Palma’s 1998 film Snake Eyes, which failed critically but was a financial success.
She then returned on the small screen as Dr. Gina Simon on the final season of the medical drama series Chicago Hope. Gugino rose to further fame when she landed the role of Ingrid Cortez in Robert Rodriguez’s Spy Kids, which became an instant critical and commercial success. She has since reprised her role in the film’s subsequent sequels: Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002) and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), which were commercial successes as well.
She has also starred in other well-known movies, including Sin City, Night at the Museum, American Gangster, Watchmen, Elektra Luxx, Sucker Punch, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and New Year’s Eve. From 2003 to 2004, she has played the title role on the TV series Karen Sisco, though the show was cancelled after seven episodes. She has also appeared on other TV shows such as Threshold, Entourage, Californication, Political Animals and New Girl.