Who is Genelle Williams?
Genelle was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 18 February 1984, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress with over 60 credits to her name, perhaps mostly known for her roles in the series “Radio Free Rosco” and “Warehouse 13”. Genelle holds Canadian nationality, and her ethnicity is Black.
Early life, education and family
She was raised in Toronto by her parents, who are still unknown to the media. There is no information about any siblings either, so it seems that she’s an only child.
Genelle attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2002, she studied at Albert Campbell Collegiate Institute in Toronto, graduating in 2006.
During high school, she had interests in art, sport and acting. Her high school teacher recognized her talent for acting while she was performing in a school play, and recommended that she attend acting classes. Genelle’s acting coach was Dean Armstrong, a famous Canadian actor and producer.
Before her acting career, she worked as a physiotherapist for the Toronto Raptors, which is a Canadian professional basketball team.
Roles in TV series
Genelle’s acting debut on TV was her minor role of Debutante Ruth in the series “The Wonderful World of Disney” in 2003. In the following years, she appeared in numerous supporting roles, in series such as “Wild Card”, “This Is Wonderland”, “Kevin Hill”, “Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye” and many others. However, a significant role for Genelle was her portrayal of Kim Carlisle in the series “Radio Free Rosco”, a drama about four teenagers with the dream of having their own underground radio station at their high school. The series had two award wins and seven other nominations.
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In 2007, Genelle was cast to play DJ in the series “The Latest Buzz”, appearing in 66 episodes of this family comedy drama. Two years later, Genelle portrayed the character Leena in the series “Warehouse 13”, a mystery drama about secret agents who are sent to investigate a lost supernatural object which has enormous power. The series had three award nominations, including for a Primetime Emmy.
In the following years, Genelle appeared mostly in one or two episodes of several series until 2014, when she started shooting for the series “Remedy”, appearing in 20 episodes playing the character of Zoe Rivera in this family drama.
In the same year, Genelle acted in the series “Bitten”, a fantasy horror drama which is about the only female of the werewolf species.
Her most recent role is her portrayal of Lucy Svensson in the series “Family Law”, alongside Victor Garber, Zach Smadu and Jewel Staite. Created by Susin Nielsen, it’s about distorted family members who are working together at a law firm. The premiere of the series should be in September 2021.
Roles in movies
In 2004, Genelle marked her film debut in the movie “My Baby’s Daddy”; even though she was cast to play a minor role as the receptionist, she was noticed.
Two years later, she portrayed the character of Tiffany in the movie “It’s A Boy Girl Thing”, a fantasy romantic drama directed by Nick Hurran. This was followed by her roles in the movies “The Lazarus Child”, “More Sex & the Single Mom” and “The Note”.
After her appearance in “The Incredible Hulk” in 2008, Genelle became a worldwide famous actress, and in 2009, she was cast to play the character of Sister Judith, in the mystery horror thriller “Orphan”, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.
In the following years, Genelle had minor roles in several TV movies, such as “An En Vogue Christmas”, “77 Days”, “Animal”, “Prescription for Danger”, and many others.
In 2007, at the Gemini Award ceremony, Genelle was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series, but unfortunately didn’t win it.
Genelle is also a voice actress, as she provided her voice to a character in the video-game “The Division 2”.
Love life and relationships
Genelle has been keeping her love life a big secret, but there have been numerous rumors about her sexual orientation. It seems that she has had at least one relationship, but she doesn’t speak about any man or woman whom she has been with.
In one of her interviews, she declared that she wants to have her own family, and that just as any other girl, she also dreams about her wedding day. However, as she says, she hasn’t found a man who can understand her love for acting.
There is no information about her having been married or engaged in the past. As of August 2021, she seems to be single, unmarried and without children.
Hobbies and other interests
Genelle’s favorite hobbies are swimming in the summer, and skiing and snowboarding in the winter days.
She likes to spend her spare time reading and watching movies. Her favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio, and favorite actress Liv Tyler. She enjoys listening to the music of her favorite rapper, J. Cole.
Genelle has AN interest in sports, especially in basketball. She also works out three times per week at the gym, and goes running every morning. Dancing is also one of Genelle’s hobbies.
She loves to travel, and her acting career has taken her to many US countries, however, her favorite travel destination is Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Genelle is active on her Twiter account, which is the only social media account under her name which isn’t fake. On Instagram and Facebook, there are several fan-made accounts under her name.
Age, height, net worth
Genelle is 37 years old; she has curly brown hair and green eyes. Her figure has an athletic shape; her height is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) and she weighs around 132lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 34-24-35; she wears dress size six.
As of August 2021, her net worth has been estimated around $1.5 million.