Genoveva Rossi is a cult film star, horror icon and an award-winning actress of film and stage. “Genoveva Rossi is one of the best-known cult film stars in the world, ” writes Clare Nixon of The Digital Dead (UK). This horror icon is best known for her portrayal of gypsies, witches, fortune tellers, psychopathic killers, crazy neighbors, troubled mothers, police officers, Satanists, and soldiers.
Some of the films you can look for Genoveva in are: Herschell Gordon Lewis’ Bloodmania, Take 2: The Audition (with Tyler Mane,) Apocalypse Kiss(with Michael Berryman, D.C. Douglas, and Tom Atkins), 100 Acres of Hell (directed by Jay Lee, who directed Zombie Strippers and starring WWE star Gene Snisky), Death House (with Kane Hodder, Dee Wallace, Barbara Crampton, Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Tony Todd, Adrienne Barbeau), Toxic Tutu,Tapestry (with Stephen Baldwin, Tina Louise, and Burt Young), A Dark Place Inside, I Spill Your Guts, Hunters (with Linnea Quigley), Bite School, Agraphobia: Fear of Sexual Assault, Scotomaphobia: Fear of Blindness, Cool As Hell, Blood Slaughter Massacre, Jack ‘O’ Slasher, Witchs Blood, and many more. Outside of the horror genre you can find her in the genres of drama, thriller, and comedy.
Each month Genoveva writes a feature for UKHorrorscene.com called A Life in Blood: Tales of a Horror Queen and Genoveva Rossi’s Screaming Corner in The Digital Dead; both publications are based in the United Kingdom. She also wrote for Malevolent Magazine “A Day In the Life Of A Scream Queen”, which features her adventures in the horror genre.
In addition to being a professional actress, she is also a model of both photography and fine art. Interestingly enough, Genoveva has also always had a fascination with mysticism and the occult; she is a professional psychic reader specializing in tarot, runes, palms and crystals.
Genoveva has always been a huge fan of acting. As a child she loved to play dress up and act out different scenes from her favorite movies. Her favorite genres to act in are: horror, comedy, drama, and improvisation.
Also, Genoveva has always been a huge fan of horror and the supernatural, so her transition into acting in the horror genre was very natural for her. She is mostly known for her horror films, but has branched out a quite bit in her selection of roles. She’s played a sexy Satanist, a seance leader, a demon, a pregnant hippie, a mother, a hired assassin, a murderer, a witch, a fortune-teller, a doctor at a mental asylum, a reporter, a zombie, a vampire, a member of the National Guard, a sexy model, and a whole bunch more. So far it’s been an exciting ride and a fabulous opportunity to challenge herself as an actress and to expand her horizons as an adventurer. Genoveva loves the excitement of trying on a new character and really getting inside that person’s head. She is based in the NYC/NJ area.