Hollywood continues to maintain its place as the leading film industry in the world for a variety of reasons, one of which is the diversity in its genre of films, catering to the interest of a diverse audience. One of these popular genres is horror and in recent years, it has boasted of a number of talented actresses who have made their name as Scream Queens (a name given to an actress who stars in a lot of horror films), one of which is Gina Philips.
Gina Philips made her debut in the industry in 1992 but has since made her name starring in an array of horror movies like Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare, Jeepers Creepers, and several others.
In this article, we take a look at her career and other interesting things worth learning about her.
Gina Philips was born on the 10th of May, 1970 in Miami Beach in Florida. Much of her background remains unknown but Gina, who always had a passion for acting led, her life with a desire to one day become an actress.
Gina Philips was born as one of two children, with her lone sibling being brother – Bobby Consolo. After high school, she then studied at the University of Pennsylvania. With just one class away from completing her degree, Gina, who could no longer wait to get her acting career started, dropped out of school.
No longer burdened by the responsibilities of her academics, Gina Philips headed to Los Angeles and after a couple of auditions, earned her first role as Gail in an episode of Growing Pains in 1992. In the same year, she was cast as Margie in Great Scott!. In the following year after her debut year, Gina Philips starred in productions like Rave, Dancing to a Different Beat, Blossom, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and a couple of others.
The early days of her career saw her star in minor roles until 1995 when she got her first supporting role in the film, Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare. Coincidentally, it was also her first horror movie and her experience on it birthed a career-long interest in the genre, which has lasted till date. Her transition into Scream Queen status did not happen immediately, as Gina still starred in other projects like No Greater Love, Breaking Free, Strange Luck and a few more.
In 2001, she began to appear in the horror franchise, Jeepers Creepers as Trish and has starred in two instalments of the franchise, she also appeared in Dead & Breakfast, Jennifer’s Shadow, and a couple of other horror movies.
But as she took on a substantial amount of horror projects, she also starred in comedies and dramas, including her long-running role as Sandy Hingle in Ally McBeal, and as Harper Woods in Hawaii.
As at 2017, Gina Philips has starred in over 45 movies and TV shows, plenty of which were commercially successful horror movies and lucrative appearances on TV shows like CSI: NY and Hawaii. As a result, the Miami Beach-born actress has been able to amass a net worth in the region of $3 million. Considering she is still active in the entertainment industry, that amount is expected to increase in the coming years.
Meet Gina Philips’ Spouse and Son
Gina Philips has been married to Lee Nelson since 2009. Her husband, Lee Nelson is a known producer and assistant director in Hollywood.
Although details about the timeline of their relationship remain unknown, we know they have maintained a marital life without scandal ever since they got married on the 24th of October, 2009 and have since shared a child together.
How Tall is She?
Gina Philips is a beautiful actress who stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches and has a body weight of 52kg. Her body measurements have been listed as 33, 25, and 34 inches for her bust, waist and hip sizes respectively.
Additionally, Gina Philips also noticeable body features like dark brown coloured eyes and hair.
Where Is She Now?
Although much hasn’t been heard from Gina Philips since she made her appearance in the third instalment of Jeepers Creepers in 2017, Gina Philips is still an active actress and only appears to be taking a break for her family.
She is poised to return in the fourth instalment of Jeepers Creepers, having been cast to return to a more major role in the horror franchise.