Nancy Frankenburg

played by Gina Gershon


Gina is currently recurring on HBO's hit show ‘How To Make It In America' as classy, sexy Nancy Frankenburg. She is next set to star in Kevin Asch's ('Holy Rollers') new film 'Great Neck' a retelling of 'The Great Gatsby' in the 1980s.  She recently starred in Taylor Hackford's 'Love Ranch' opposite Helen Mirren and Joe Pesci.  Gina's other work includes such films as ‘P.S. I Love You,' ‘Showgirls,' ‘The Player,' ‘Prey for Rock & Roll' (which she went on tour to promote and ended up producing the documentary Rocked for IFC), ‘The Insider,' ‘Face/Off,' ‘The Wachowsky Brothers' film ‘Bound' and Robert Altman's ‘The Player.' You have also seen her reoccurring on HBO's ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,' ‘Rescue Me,' and ‘Eastbound & Down.'

Overseas, Gina recently worked with Danny Glover and an all-star Turkish cast in the highly anticipated Turkish film ‘Five Minarets in New York' and ‘Olivier Assayas' sought her out to play the role of Elaine Si Gibril in the French film 'Demonlover.'

Gershon is versatile, too, as at home on stage as she is in front of the camera. After appearing in off-Broadway and regional theater productions, she made her Broadway debut in Sam Mendes' revival of Cabaret in January 2001. For six months, she played the key role of Sally Bowles and then returned again that October to reprise the role for another month. In 2008, she once again appeared on Broadway in the revival of the farce 'Boeing Boeing' on Broadway, which won the Tony Award for Best Revival. Her other Broadway credits include the revival of 'Bye Bye Birdie' where she starred in the role of Rose.

As a recording artists, Gina debuted with an eclectic album entitled 'In Search of Cleo' (which she then turned into a one-woman show) and followed that with a kids' album, ‘Beardo & Baddo - The Good, The Bad,' & ‘The Hungry.'  Gina is also a children's book writer. In 2008, Putmam Juvenile published her ‘Camp Creepy Time', a tale of a boy who discovers aliens at his summer camp.