American actress Gina Gershon had her career beginnings in the 1980s. Starting out with uncredited and bit parts, she ultimately landed her first role notable role in the 1987 film Sweet Revenge. She next starred in the films Red Heat and Cocktail. She next appeared in 3 episodes of the TV show The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd. During the ’90s, she had performances in the films Voodoo Dawn, Out for Justice, City of Hope, The Player, and Joey Breaker. She then gained wider recognition for her role as Cristal Connors in the movie Showgirls. Afterward, she starred in the films Bound, This World, Then the Fireworks, Face/Off, Black and White, Guinevere, and The Insider.
From 1999-2000, she played Glenn Hall in the ABC series Snoops. She became more prolific as a film actress in the 2000s. She had performances in such films as Driven, Borderline, Dreamland, Delirious, and P.S. I Love You, among others. She also had notable roles on the small screen — she played Rhonda Ferrara in Just Shoot Me!, Six in Tripping the Rift, Fabia in Ugly Betty, and Valerie in Rescue Me. In the 2010s, she played Nancy Frankenburg in HBO’s How to Make It in America. She next portrayed Donatella Versace in the TV film House of Versace. After this, she played the role of the Mother in the web series Cleaners, followed by her performance as Fay Getty in the Amazon series Red Oaks. In 2017, she played Lt. Melanie Hawkins in the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine. As of 2018, she plays Gladys Jones in Riverdale.
She may be nearing her 60s but the actress sure knows how to stay radiant and youthful. According to her, it’s all about following a healthy lifestyle. And for her, that doesn’t include strict diets. “Feeding is a very important ritual for me. I don’t trust people who don’t like to eat,” said the actress. Her regular diet also consists of lots of veggies. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie,” the actress shared. In another interview, she revealed: “I also think Silver Tequila is the greatest. Any diet I’ve ever done, I’ve had Silver Tequila and dark chocolate.”